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  • January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

    January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, which raises awareness about cervical cancer, and the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine that can help prevent it, and other cancers, from ever developing. Every year in the United States, HPV causes 10,800 cases of cervical cancer. Fortunately, HPV vaccination could prevent most of these cancers. Learn more about HPV at: https://www.cdc.gov/hpv/index.html  Read more

  • Norovirus Season is Here!

    Virginia is seeing more visits to hospitals and clinics due to the sudden onset of symptoms of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach cramping. These illnesses are associated with the arrival of norovirus season. Norovirus is often called the “stomach flu” or the “stomach bug,” and it is on the rise. Learn the best ways to stop the spread of norovirus.…Read more

  • Traveling this winter?

    The risk for exposure to flu during travel depends somewhat on the time of year and destination. People should get vaccinated at least 2 weeks before travel because it takes 2 weeks for vaccine immunity to develop after vaccination. Learn more about Influenza Prevention - Information for Travelers at: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/travelers/travelersfacts.htmRead more

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