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Posted on: February 6, 2019

February is National Children's Dental Health Month

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Most babies are not born with teeth in their mouths; however, some babies do have a primary tooth already erupted in the mouth at birth. Whenever the primary teeth grow into the mouth, they need cleaning. Babies are born with no bacteria in their mouths, ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

American Heart Month

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High Blood Pressure, or Hypertension, is a common and dangerous condition.  It's often called the "silent killer" because it has no warning signs or symptoms.  About 1 in 3 people have high blood pressure and only abou...

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Posted on: December 24, 2018

Yates County-Owned Properties go Tobacco-Vaping Free

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Substances included in Local Law #1-18 are as follows:

- No tobacco use from cigarettes, cigars, chew, or pipes

-No liquid nicotine in E-cigarettes/vaping, JUULS, or any other nicotine-delivery devices

-Local Law #1-18 does not require anyone who uses tobacc...

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Public Health
Posted on: November 2, 2018

Are You Prepared for Flu?

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An active flu season is here. Cases of influenza are already circulating. Have you had your flu shot yet?  Be prepared by making sure all your family members are protected.  Next to the flu vaccine, the best preventative is good hand hyg...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Are You Ready for Winter Weather Events?

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- Do you have working smoke alarms in your home on every level and next to every bedroom?

- Do you have a carbon monoxide (CO) alarm on each level and by each bedroom?

- Do you have a plan in case the alarms are activated and you need to leave in a...

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