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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Drinking too much alcohol can harm your health. Excessive alcohol use leads to close to 100,000 death in the U.S. each year. Excessive use has immediate effects that increase the risk of many harmful health conditions and over time, excessive … Continue reading

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During National Nutrition Month®, celebrated each March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to “Go Further with Food” by preparing meals in advance to enjoy throughout the week. Eating healthy doesn’t have to be complicated.  Planning ahead and … Continue reading

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February is American Heart Month!

In celebration of American Heart Month this February, the Forest County Health Department, in collaboration with community partners is offering activities to increase awareness of high blood pressure, which is often times referred to as the “silent killer.” Normal blood … Continue reading

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Prevent and Protect Against Seasonal Influenza (the Flu): Stay Home When Sick!

The Forest County Health Department is reminding people that they can take steps now to stop the spread of influenza, and one of the biggest steps they can take is Stay Home When Sick! Influenza activity has been increasing across … Continue reading

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January is National Radon Action Month

Radon comes naturally from rocks and dirt in the ground. There’s always some radon in the air around us. It can become a problem when radon gas from beneath your home leaks in through cracks or gaps in the foundation … Continue reading

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