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Hepatitis Awareness Month – 2022

Hepatitis Awareness Month (May, 2022) Key Facts According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Several different viruses can cause hepatitis; however, most common strains are hepatitis A,… Read More

World Immunizations Week

World Immunizations Week (4/24-4/30) According to the World Health Organization (WHO), globally: Vaccines are available for 20 life-threatening diseases. Immunizations prevent 2-3 million deaths every year from diseases like diphtheria,… Read More

Celebrate National Public Health Week with DHD#10

Celebrate National Public Health Week with DHD#10 This year’s National Public Health Week (NPHW) theme is Public Health is Where You Are. This means that the places where we are… Read More

STI Awareness Week

STI Awareness Week (4/10-4/16) 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… Read More

National Infant Immunizations Week

National Infant Immunizations Week (4/25-5/2) Fast Facts about National Infant Immunizations Week and Infant/Child Vaccines: The first National Infant Immunizations Week was observed in 1994 with the support of the… Read More

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day, March 8th, is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s… 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… Read More

Colorectal Cancer is Highly Preventable

During month of March, DHD#10 shares with men and women aged 45 years and older the importance of having regular colorectal cancer screening tests. Colorectal cancer remains the nation’s second-leading… Read More

February is Children’s Dental Health Month

  Children’s Dental Health Month brings up the many things parents and caregivers need to know about caring for kid’s teeth. From accidents to preventing cavities, learn how to maintain… Read More

#CondomMonth

Condomology? Say What? Condomology is an initiative by the American Sexual Health Association to ensure that the facts about condoms are available and understood by all, so people can make informed… Read More