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Four Multistate Outbreaks of Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Small Turtles Water Recreation Guidelines Issued for Summer Season Stroke Awareness Month Travelers Should Protect Themselves Against Zika
Four Multistate Outbreaks of Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Small Turtles In the four outbreaks, a total of 133 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella were reported from 26 states between January 2015 and April 2016.
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Water Recreation Guidelines Issued for Summer Season With summer approaching, The Kentucky Division of Water (DOW) and the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) offer these safety tips to help Kentuckians enjoy the many rivers, lakes and creeks in which to boat, fish, swim, canoe or otherwise enjoy our abundant water resources.
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Stroke Awareness Month May is Stroke Awareness Month. Know how to spot a stroke F.A.S.T.
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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.
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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.
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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.  Full Story
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Stroke Awareness Month

May is Stroke Awareness Month. Know how to spot a stroke F.A.S.T.

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Water Recreation Guidelines Issued for Summer Season

With summer approaching, The Kentucky Division of Water (DOW) and the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) offer these safety tips to help Kentuckians enjoy the many rivers, lakes and creeks in which to boat, fish, swim, canoe or otherwise enjoy our abundant water resources.  Full Story

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Four Multistate Outbreaks of Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Small Turtles

In the four outbreaks, a total of 133 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella were reported from 26 states between January 2015 and April 2016.  Full Story

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Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

For all age groups, sports-related eye injuries occur most frequently in water sports, basketball, and baseball/softball.  Full Story

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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.

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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

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National Public Health Week, April 4-10, 2016

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

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