February 2020 - District Health Department 10
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Benefits of the Flu Vaccine

Once again, it’s flu season. During the 2018-2019 flu season, approximately 49 percent of the US population chose to get a flu vaccine and this prevented an estimated: 4.4 million flu illnesses, more than the population Los Angles. 58,000 flu hospitalizations, about the number of students at Ohio State University. 3,500 flu deaths, equivalent to saving about… Read More

Colorectal Cancer is Highly Preventable

During month of March, DHD#10 shares with men and women aged 50 years and older the importance of having regular colorectal cancer screening tests. Colorectal cancer remains the nation’s second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths for men and women. Early detection is key to discovering cancer before a person experiences any signs or symptoms. Regular screenings… Read More

March is National Nutrition Month®

Whether it’s starting the day off right with a healthy breakfast or fueling before an athletic event, the foods you choose can make a real difference. Preparing your foods to go further, by planning meals and snacks in advance can also help to reduce food loss and waste. March is National Nutrition Month® and District… Read More

Go Red for Women Month

February is Go Red for Women Month, the American Heart Association’s national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women. Go Red for Women Month isn’t just about wearing red to show support for women or sharing heart health facts, it’s about women standing together and taking charge of their own heart health as… Read More