Friday, April 29, 2016

Site Search

Travelers Should Protect Themselves Against Zika Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month Network of Care Website Launched Control Your Diabetes For Life
Travelers Should Protect Themselves Against Zika
The Montgomery County Health Department advises spring break and summer vacation travelers to take steps to prevent mosquito bites if traveling to areas of the globe where the Zika virus has been documented.
Share
Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month For all age groups, sports-related eye injuries occur most frequently in water sports, basketball, and baseball/softball.
Share
Network of Care Website Launched Montgomery County Healthy Communities Coalition partners have launched an online portal to provide key health information and resources in an easy-to-read format.
Share
Control Your Diabetes For Life Come join us for Diabetes Education Class and learn how to control your diabetes for a long and healthy life.
Share
Newsflash

Latest News

H.A.N.D.S. Program Now Accepting Families

Are you pregnant or have a baby under 3 months of age? The HANDS Program is now accepting families. Whether this is your first baby or your sixth, you’ll love the support & expertise our knowledgeable staff bring to the comfort of your home. Call us at 859-497-2431 to see if you might be eligible for our services. This service is free to all families, regardless of income.

HANDS will guide you in the latest recommendations for having a healthy pregnancy, labor & delivery, as well as explore your hopes & dreams for your baby’s future. You’ll also get the most up-to-date information on early brain development and how you can support your child in developing to his or her fullest potential.

Call us today. Limited openings are available.

Share

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Sending or receiving a text message takes a driver’s eyes off the road for an average of 4.6 seconds, the equivalent of driving blind at 55 mph for the length of an entire football field.  Full Story

Share

National Public Health Week, April 4-10, 2016

Help us create the healthiest nation during National Public Health Week.

 Full Story

Share

Control Your Diabetes For Life

Diabetes is a serious problem…but research shows that controlling diabetes makes a huge difference. Keep your blood sugar close to normal and you can reduce your chances of serious health problems such as blindness, kidney failure, and amputations. Start by knowing your blood sugar numbers. Test your blood sugar on a regular basis and keep it in the normal range. Choose healthy foods and watch how much you eat. Make time for regular physical activity and take your medicine as prescribed. Stick with your diabetes treatment plan and you’ll feel better, have more energy, and stay healthy. Best of all with your diabetes under control, you’ll be around for family…for friends…for life.

Come join us for Diabetes Education Class from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Health Department meeting room and learn how to control your diabetes for a long and healthy life. Classes meet on the following dates:

April 12th, 2016

April 19th, 2016

April 26th, 2016

May 3rd, 2016

Call 859-497-2448 to learn more about these free classes.

Share
 

Popular Posts

Notice

Important: The Montgomery County Health Department often works behind the scenes to promote and protect the public’s health.  This website highlights health department services, health information and important links to our other public health partners.

Share