COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids Under 5 Receive Emergency Use Authorization

June 22, 2022

It’s been 1 ½ years since the first COVID-19 vaccine received an emergency use authorization through the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Since then, many parents of young children have been waiting for the opportunity to protect them from COVID-19, and now vaccines for children 6 months – 4 years have received emergency use authorizations. With each approval there are always questions, so let’s dig into questions that are coming up right now.

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Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May 18, 2022

May is Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AA and NH/PI) Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the AA and NH/PI communities’ contributions to public health. Throughout these diverse populations is strength, resilience, and ingenuity that has changed the landscape of public health in our country. Here are a few of the communities’ many health heroes.

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Bloomsday Is Here!

April 28, 2022

Bloomsday is THIS weekend! Whether you plan to walk, run, or cheer on friends and family, we want to make sure your Bloomsday fun can also remain a safe experience. Here are some things to keep in mind before heading downtown on Sunday.

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Spring Cleaning for Good Health

March 22, 2022

If you’re ready for some spring cleaning, remember to add these to your list for better health!

  • Clean ducts and vents and replace filters in your home for cleaner, healthier air.
  • Make sure plumbing is working properly to avoid mold growth.
  • Replace batteries in smoke and CO2 detectors.
  • Organize your medicine cabinet and properly dispose of any outdated or unused medications.
  • Clear walking areas, secure rugs, and store necessities in easy-to-reach areas for anybody who is at risk of falling.

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