CDC Health Advisory

Wednesday Mar 01st, 2023
The CDC issued a concern with an uptick in extensive drug resistance (XDR) Shigella in the United States.  Although anyone can get the XDR infection such as children, those with […]

SIDS Awareness Month

Wednesday Oct 26th, 2022
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden death of an infant less than one-year-old in their sleep. The leading causes of death between 1-12 months of age are SIDS […]

October is Eye Injury Prevention Month

Wednesday Oct 26th, 2022
We often are told to wear our seat belts and wash our hands. But eye injury prevention doesn’t always make the list. Most eye injuries each year occur at home, […]

October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Month

Monday Oct 17th, 2022
Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is often compared to a heart attack, but the two are very different. A heart attack is when blood flow to the heart is blocked. Sudden […]

Kids and Sports Injuries

Tuesday Sep 20th, 2022
Over 40 million children and teens are estimated to participate in sports yearly. Unfortunately, more than 4.3 million of them will experience sports injuries. A few of the most common […]

6 Things to Know About Flu Shots

Wednesday Sep 14th, 2022
Cold weather is right around the corner, which means the flu bug is not far behind. Here are answers to some of the most asked questions (The Centers for Disease […]

National Cholesterol Month

Monday Sep 12th, 2022
Watch your cholesterol. Lower your cholesterol. We have all heard these words. But just what is cholesterol, and why is it so important to monitor? Cholesterol is a waxy substance […]

World Alzheimer’s Month

Monday Sep 12th, 2022
Named after Dr. Alois Alzheimer, Alzheimer’s is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly destroys a person’s memory and thinking skills. In most people, symptoms may first appear in their […]

Water Safety 101

Monday Jul 11th, 2022
Summer is in full swing, so lakes and pools are full of people looking for relief from the heat. Playing in the water can be fun, but it can be […]