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Physical Activity for Young People

Physical Activity for Young People

November 12, 2020

We all know kids need exercise; however, kids have switched from their carefree outdoor summer to structured days indoors with more screen time. Add to that the need to downsize our quarantine bubble due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the Spokane area and activity can easily slip through the cracks. The good news is that kids are adaptable and have great imaginations. They just need some reminders to get moving. They need brain breaks.

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Keep Your Gatherings Large in Thanks and Small in Size

Keep Your Gatherings Large in Thanks and Small in Size

November 03, 2020

There is no doubt that this is the time of year we love to gather with friends and family. However, with indoor activity increasing and flu season upon us, we cannot drop our guard on COVID-19. As you look at your fall and winter celebrations, consider these four things.

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Cast Your Vote and Stay Safe

Cast Your Vote and Stay Safe

October 28, 2020

Election time is here, and we want you to know it is still safe to make your vote count!

Learn how to keep yourself and our election staff safe.

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Halloween's a go! Let's do it safely!

Halloween's a go! Let's do it safely!

October 14, 2020

Let’s talk Halloween. If you think staying safe on October 31, means no fun, it’s time to get creative. In the last few weeks, the internet has been filled with ways to limit the spread of COVID-19 while celebrating Halloween. Whether you’re going to be with kids or adults, hop on line and you can find safe ideas along with inspiration for your (online) costume contest winning get-up. If that’s too overwhelming, here’s some simple ideas to keep you celebrating.

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Vaping and COVID Risk

Vaping and COVID Risk

October 06, 2020

A new study shows that youth and young adults who reported using vapor products are more likely to test positive for COVID-19 than individuals who have never used them. Vapor product use among youth in Spokane County significantly increased between 2016 and 2018. The association of vapor product use and COVID-19, along with higher rates of use are increasing the risk of spreading COVID-19 in our communities.

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