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  • National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is October 20-26, 2019

    Lead is Still Found in Many Homes Lead is a toxic metal that is still present in and around many homes in lead-based paint and urban soils. Lead can also be tracked in if parents have jobs or hobbies that expose them to lead. Children who are exposed to lead at a young age are at increased risk…Read more

  • Get Your Flu Shot!

    By now, you probably know that it is recommended that everyone 6 months of age or older receive a flu vaccination each year. Flu season usually peaks in January or February and continues through May. Getting a flu shot is not only the single best way to protect yourself from getting sick, it’s also the best way to…Read more

  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence is a large public health issue that impacts children, teens and adults. Abuse is a pattern of behavior used to gain power and control. Physical abuse is any purposeful and unwanted contact. This can include: being hit, slammed into something, or being injured by an object or weapon Emotional or…Read more

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