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Continue the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

December 1 is World AIDS Day, a day for the world to unite and continue fighting against HIV and AIDS.  It is a time to show support for those living with HIV or AIDS, and to remember those who have died. FACTS What is HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) damages cells in the immune… Read More

‘Tis the Season for the Flu

The flu doesn’t take the holiday off.  This is the time of year when family and friends gather to celebrate, and often spread germs while doing it. FLU FACTS: The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. Flu… Read More

Prevent Illness by Washing Your Hands

  One of the best ways to prevent illness is by washing your hands.  In just five simple steps, you can reduce the spread of diarrheal and respiratory illness so you can stay healthy. WET – wet your hands with warm running water and apply liquid soap or use clean bar soap. LATHER – lather… Read More