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This Week is Smoke Ready Week!

This Week is Smoke Ready Week!

June 09, 2022

Over 1,800 wildfires occurred last year in Washington State. Knowing how to stay safe when wildfire smoke affects our community's air quality is important for avoiding illness and keeping yourself and others safe.

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Did Someone Say Swim Season?

Did Someone Say Swim Season?

June 02, 2022

After a cold spring here in the Inland Northwest, you can bet there will be some enthusiasm when it finally warms up enough for swimming season. While we wait, let’s get our safety plan in place so we can be ready for a fun summer!

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 26, 2022

This month is Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health is important because it affects everyone in our community, including adults, children, caretakers, parents, and students. Learn more about how you can offer support to yourself or to someone who might be struggling.

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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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In Her Own Words: A Public Health Nurse in Action

In Her Own Words: A Public Health Nurse in Action

May 13, 2022

We love to celebrate our nurses, and sometimes it’s best to hear their stories in their own words. Sharon Delaney is a public health nurse at SRHD who joined the immunization team during the pandemic. Here is her inspiring story.

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