March 2019 - District Health Department 10
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April is Sexually Transmitted Infections Awareness Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): There are 20 million new STI cases in the U.S. every year The medical costs for these new cases are $16 billion Adding the new cases each year with existing infection, there are an estimated 110 million total STIs among Americans Get Tested Sexually transmitted… Read More

National Infant Immunization Week

Immunization saves millions of lives and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions. Yet, there are more than 19 million unvaccinated or under-vaccinated children in the world, putting them at serious risk of potentially fatal diseases. Celebrate National Infant Immunization Week (April 27 – May 4) by learning… Read More

Protect Your Community. Get Vaccinated.

Get the facts: Did you know 314 cases of measles have been confirmed in 12 states between January 1 and March 21 in 2019? The states that have reported cases to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York,… Read More

Celebrate National Public Health Week!

District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) staff work every day to ensure our communities are safe and healthy. From safe drinking water to immunizations, to healthy babies and breastfeeding, to physical activity and sexual health, and more- we are public health, and we are here to help you live your best life. Follow @DHD#10 on Facebook… Read More

Get Vaccinated. Stop Measles.

Get the facts: Did you know 228 cases of measles have been confirmed in 12 states between January 1 and March 7 in 2019? The states that have reported cases to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Texas, and… Read More