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Monthly Archives: August 2019

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Back to School… Already?

It’s almost that time again… back to school. A time where parents rejoice at the thought of sending their kids back to school and teachers dream of receiving them with open arms. DHD#10 is here to remind parents and teachers that during this transition time, it is crucial to be on the look out for… Read More

Newborn Screening Awareness Month

September is Newborn Screening (NBS) Awareness Month! Newborn screening is a public health service done by all states to identify conditions not noticeable at the time of birth, but that may cause serious disability or even death if not treated quickly. Each year, millions of babies in the U.S. are routinely screened for over 30… Read More

Fruits & Veggies- More Matters Month

Most people know that eating fruits and vegetables is important for good health, but most of us still aren’t getting enough. This September, District Health Department #10 is proud to participate in Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Month. Eating a healthy diet with plenty of vegetables and fruits can help you: Lower your risk for heart… Read More

Sexual Health Awareness Month

The American Health Association defines sexual health as the ability to embrace and enjoy our sexuality throughout our lives. It is a state of physical, emotional, mental, and social well-being in relation to sexuality, according to the World Health Organization, not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity. Sexual Health requires a positive and… Read More