• National Preparedness Month 2020

    Are you Prepared? Disasters and emergencies can come in many forms and at any time.  It’s important for you to be prepared for such events. September has been designated as National Preparedness Month. Take this month to do the following: Build a Kit; Make A Plan; Be Informed. Prepare Your Health In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it…Read more

  • National Immunization Awareness Month

    Each year in August, National Immunization Awareness Month highlights the importance of getting recommended vaccines throughout your life. You have the power to protect yourself and your family against serious diseases, like whooping cough, cancers caused by HPV, and pneumonia, through on-time vaccination. This year’s National Immunization Awareness Month theme focuses on a national effort, “Catch-Up to Get…Read more

  • Extreme Heat Safety Tips

    Summer temperatures in Virginia normally climb into the upper 90’s and even reach over 100 degrees at times. The hot temperatures and high heat indexes can cause ill health effects. The body normally cools itself by sweating. But under some conditions, sweating just isn’t enough. Prolonged exposure to heat can cause cramping, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and even death.…Read more

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