HEALTH OFFICE MONTHLY UPDATES

APRIL is

  • National Youth Sports Safety Month

Various health organizations are promoting safety and injury prevention awareness to the young athletes, parents, and coaches involved in youth sports. Please visit the following websites for more information on preventing youth sports injuries:

STOP Sports Injuries
National Council of Youth Sports
Handout on Health: Sports Injuries
Youth Sports Safety Resources

 

  • National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Driver inattention is a leading cause of traffic crashes, responsible for about 80 percent of all collisions, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Cell phones are the #1 driver distraction, contributing to hundreds of thousands of crashes and thousands of deaths each year. This affects real people, real lives. One moment can change you and your family’s life forever…..Think before you text while driving…..it can wait, is it worth a life?
Please visit the following websites for more information:

Distracted Driving: One Call Can Change Everything

Texting Awareness Foundation

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PROTECT YOUR FAMILY AGAINST THE FLU

THE FLU: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS

IS IT A COLD OR THE FLU?

 

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