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World Hepatitis Day – July 28, 2022 Key Facts According to the World Hepatitis Alliance: Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, most commonly caused by a viral infection. There are five main Hepatitis viruses, referred to as types A, B, C, D, and E. These five types are of the greatest concern because of… Read More
UV Safety Awareness Month – July 2022 Key Facts According to the American Cancer Society: Your skin makes vitamin D naturally when it is exposed to UV rays from the sun. Whenever possible, it’s better to get vitamin D from your diet or vitamin supplements rather than from exposure to UV rays. Dietary sources and… Read More
Preventing Swimmer’s Itch – July 2022 Key Facts Key facts from the CDC regarding Swimmer’s Itch (Cercarial Dermatitis), include: It is possible to reduce the risk of swimmer’s itch. Avoid swimming in areas where unsafe water signs are posted or where swimmer’s itch is common. It is also good to avoid swimming in marshy areas… Read More
International Group B Strep Awareness Month – July 2022 Key Facts According to the CDC: Group B Streptococcus (GBS) bacteria does not spread through food, water, or anything that people might have come into contact with. How people get these bacteria or spread them to others is generally unknown. However, experts know that pregnant women… Read More
Key Facts: According to the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA): Nearly 3 in 5 adults say that access to park and recreation amenities are very or extremely essential to their mental and physical health. Living close to parks and other recreation facilities is consistently related to higher physical activity levels for both adults and… Read More