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Cold and Flu Myth Busters

We are in the midst of cold and flu season! There are quite a few myths out there about the common cold and influenza. We are going to debunk three of the most popular myths, so you can focus on staying healthy this season!

Myth #1 – Winter Weather Causes Sickness

Have you ever been told not […]

By |December 14th, 2018|Blog, Health News|Comments Off on Cold and Flu Myth Busters

Avoid Spreading Germs with this Healthy Habit

You have heard it time and time again: “Wash your hands!” But did you know simply washing your hands is one of the easiest and most effective ways to avoid spreading germs to others?

Germs from unwashed hands are transferred to everything you touch, such as your eyes, nose, and mouth, as well as everyday objects […]

By |December 5th, 2018|Blog, Health News|Comments Off on Avoid Spreading Germs with this Healthy Habit

Flu Prevention Tips

Cold and flu season is upon us! In the United States, peak cold and flu season are generally from late November through March. Since we are entering the peak season, how do you prevent your family from getting sick?

Prevention

According to the CDC, the best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu vaccine. […]

By |November 29th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Flu Prevention Tips

Occupational Healthcare – Caring for Employees and Employers

Occupational Health refers to the many disciplines devoted to the safety and well-being of employees in the workplace, often concentrating on injury prevention. Even with solid practices in place, accidents do occur, and having an experienced occupational healthcare provider you trust can make all the difference. Workplace injuries can result in lost time, indemnity costs, […]

By |November 7th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Occupational Healthcare – Caring for Employees and Employers

The Importance of the Flu Shot and Why You Should Get One

The flu is a serious, potentially life-threatening illness. According to the CDC, millions of people get the flu every year, hundreds of thousands of people are hospitalized and thousands or tens of thousands of people die from flu-related causes every year. The best way to protect yourself against influenza is to get an annual flu shot.

Who […]

By |October 17th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Importance of the Flu Shot and Why You Should Get One

Food Safety Education Month

Did you know that every year, 1 in 6 Americans get sick from consuming contaminated food? Food poisoning, also called foodborne illness, can be life-threatening, and therefore, it is crucial to follow the CDC’s food safety guidelines when cooking.

Food Safety Tips

1. Wash

Wash your hands, surfaces you will be using to cook, utensils and cutting boards with […]

By |September 18th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Food Safety Education Month

Go Back-to-School with a Healthy Breakfast

School is back in session, and we know that can mean (organized) chaos! It may be difficult to get your child fed and out the door in time, but it is crucial for development, both mentally and physically, that children receive proper nutrition throughout the school day. Breakfast keeps your child energized, full and ready […]

By |August 21st, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Go Back-to-School with a Healthy Breakfast

August is Summer Sun Safety Month

Sun damage is a serious concern. According to the Skin Care Foundation, more people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S. than all other cancers combined.

It is important to take the correct precautions when going out into the sun, because ultraviolet radiation (UV) exposure can damage your skin. Use the following to […]

By |August 9th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on August is Summer Sun Safety Month

Protect Yourself from Ticks and Mosquito’s This Summer

Summertime brings many opportunities for outdoor activities. From camping and hiking to playing tag in the backyard, kids and adults alike can enjoy the warm weather. Make sure your family takes the following precautions to avoid missing outdoor fun due to mosquito and tick bites.

Before you go outside:

Use bug repellent on your skin and […]

By |July 20th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Protect Yourself from Ticks and Mosquito’s This Summer

Poison Ivy: Signs, Symptoms and Precautions

Poison ivy is the most common allergy in the United States, affecting about 50 million people every year. The rash from poison ivy is caused by an allergic reaction to urushiol, an oily substance in the leaves, stems and roots of poison ivy, through direct contact. Urushiol is also found in poison oak and poison […]

By |June 27th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Poison Ivy: Signs, Symptoms and Precautions
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