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  • May is Better Hearing & Speech Month!

    Communication disorders are among the most common disabilities in children nationwide, with 11% of children ages 3–6 having a speech, language, voice, or swallowing disorder—and almost 15% of school-age children experiencing some degree of hearing loss. Timely intervention is important, as untreated speech/language and hearing disorders can lead to problems with reading and writing, academic success, social interactions,…Read more

  • Keep the Bugs Away While You Play

    As the weather warms up and you plan on spending more time outdoors be sure to keep the bugs away while you play! Ticks and Mosquitoes can make you sick.  They can carry illnesses like Lyme disease, West Nile and Zika.  Use Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered insect repellents to keep you and your family safe this summer.Read more

  • Want to help in an emergency? Sign up for the Va MRC

    When emergencies like hurricanes hit Virginia, there are ways you can help. One way is by joining the Virginia Medical Reserve Corps (MRC).  Virginia’s MRC is a force of dedicated volunteers who stand ready to support the community in the event of a public health emergency. Each of Virginia’s 27 local MRC units is comprised of teams of…Read more

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