Thursday, December 17, 2015

Toy Safety & Holiday Tips!

Season's Greetings & Stay Safe

The CDC Shared 12 Holiday Tips:

  1. Wash your hands. 
  2. Keep warm. 
  3. Manage your stress. 
  4. Don't drink and drive. 
  5. Be smoke-free. 
  6. Fasten your seat belt in the car. 
  7. Get your examinations and screenings. 
  8. Vaccinate. 
  9. Monitor your children. 
  10. Practice fire saftety. 
  11. Safely prepare dinner. 
  12. Exercise and eat healthy.

Read more about these holiday health & safety tips

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It's National Safe Toys & Gifts Month

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Vaccinate & Wash Away Germs: Avoiding the Flu

It's National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW)! Did you know that flu season can begin as early as October, it usually peaks between December and February, and it can last as late as May? As long as flu virsues are spreading, it's not too late to get a flu vaccine to protect yourself and your loved ones through fall, winter and into spring. #GetAFluVax

Did you know that this week is National Influenza Vaccination Week and National Handwashing Awareness Week? 

It is no secret that these two things play a big role in the prevention of contracting influenza. What do you know about influenza? Test your knowledge! Also, don't forget to take the influenza vaccination pledge for 2015-2016!

Getting the flu vaccine is the best way to prevent the flu. Washing your hands and covering your cough can slow the spread of germs, however. Dr. Sawyer of Henry the Hand Foundation says to wash your hands before eating, don't use your hands to cover a cough or sneeze, and do not put your fingers in your eyes, mouth or nose.


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