Celebrating National Handwashing Awareness Week

Join us in celebrating National Handwashing Awareness Week. Regular handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. It’s quick, it’s simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick. Handwashing is a win for everyone, except…

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD)

Today, December 3, 2019 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). The yearly observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) was proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. It aims to increase awareness about people with disabilities and to promote their rights and well-being in every…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November is the time to be thankful, a time to remember and to embrace those who enrich our lives. Wishing you a harvest of blessings, good health, and good times. Happy Thanksgiving!  

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November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month

November is National Diabetes Month. November is also Diabetic Eye Disease Month and the National Eye Institute wants to raise awareness about diabetic eye disease. During National Diabetes Month, the National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) will spread the word about how people with diabetes can protect their vision. Diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of blindness and…

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U.S. Antibiotics Awareness Week November 18-24, 2019

ON Monday, November 18, 2019 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the U.S. Antibiotics Awareness Week which will continue until November 24. During this week, the CDC and participating organizations will raise awareness about the need for using antibiotics properly and carefully. Antibiotics are powerful drugs that can save lives when used…

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. It is the most common cancer worldwide. Lung Cancer is the number one cancer killer of women and men in the United States. It takes more lives every year than colon, prostate, ovarian and breast cancers combined. Early detection leads to 20% fewer lung cancer deaths each year.

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Diabetic Wound Care Around the Clock and American Diabetes Month

Diabetic Wound Care Around the Clock

Diabetic wound care around the clock is a topic of great relevance right now. November has come around and it is American Diabetes Month! The national diabetes month is a very important month for spreading awareness, to people of all ages.   Your Part in the Picture Yes, we are all involved. Adults, mention it…

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