COVID-19 VACCINATION OPPORTUNITIES
To find vaccine providers by zip code where you live, work or wherever it’s most convenient for you, visit: https://gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov/ or click this image: For up to the minute updates in Ohio and Harrison County, visit: www.coronavirus.ohio.gov and https://www.facebook.com/harrisoncohealthdepartment/ Link (2/5/2020): ODH monitoring a new PUI & new guidelines for sharing PUI information…Read More →
Tips for Meal Kit and Food Delivery Safety
Subscription meal kits, mail-order food, and home-delivered groceries offer convenience. Make sure food safety is part of the package, too. Home-delivered food must be handled properly so it is safe to eat. Whether food is shipped to your home or delivered by a local service, it needs to stay at a safe temperature to prevent…Read More →
Your Winning Game Plan for Super Bowl Party Food and Leftovers
Tackling a buffet at your game day gathering? Play by these rules and keep the runs on the field. Make sure your game day gathering is memorable for all the right reasons! Follow these six tips to avoid food poisoning: 1. Keep it clean. Wash your hands with soap and running water for at…Read More →
2018 Ohio Drug Overdose Report
From 2017 to 2018, the rate of unintentional drug overdose deaths decreased by 22.7%, making it the lowest overdose death rate since 2015. • Beginning in the second quarter of 2017, the number of unintentional overdose deaths began to decrease, and this trend continued into the first half of 2018. However, the number of deaths…Read More →
Sugary Drink Habits Start Early!
Despite health messages to limit sodas and other sugary beverages, most American children drink them often, new government statistics show. Nearly two-thirds of boys and girls ages 2 to 19 drink at least one sugar-sweetened beverage daily, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The national survey of dietary habits from 2011…Read More →
The Warning Signs of Diabetes!
What Is Type 2 Diabetes and what are the warning signs? Type 2 diabetes can affect all people, regardless of age. Early symptoms of type 2 diabetes may be missed, so those affected may not even know they have the condition. An estimated one out of every three people within the early stages of type…Read More →