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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  • Organize your medicine cabinet and properly dispose of any outdated or unused medications.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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Women’s History Month

March 16, 2022

Women’s History Month is the perfect time to look at contributions made by women to the field of public health. Women have played an important role in bettering the lives of others, whether through important vaccines, critical research, or advocating for public health measures in their community. These are just a few of the women who have played a critical role in public health throughout history, or shall we say herstory.

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Let's Talk Boosters

March 02, 2022

Let's talk boosters! First off, booster shots can be an important tool in helping build your immunity against COVID-19. If you received your initial vaccine series of either Pfizer or Moderna or one dose of Johnson & Johnson, kudos to you! You took the first step in protecting yourself against COVID-19.

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Two SRHD Staff Members Are Honored with Awards from Vanessa Behan

February 24, 2022

SRHD has extremely dedicated staff who are always working to create a healthier community. Often some of the most important work goes on behind the scenes. Recently, however, two of our staff received awards of recognition from Vanessa Behan, an organization that provides safety and resources for our community’s children and families. Erin Whitehead, epidemiologist, was presented the Heart of Gold award and Jennifer Hansen, health program specialist, was recognized as the Child Advocate of the Year.

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