October: Health Literacy Awareness Through Action

October: Health Literacy and Breast Cancer Awareness Breast Cancer Awareness Every year the American Cancer Society and many other organizations dedicate the month of October to raising awareness about breast cancer. Check out these resources to encourage people to get tested for breast cancer and talk with the doctor about mammograms. To learn more, click…

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September: National Recovery Month and Healthy Aging Month

September Blog September is Healthy Aging Month! Do you have a long-term health condition, like arthritis or diabetes? Physical activity can help you manage it. Learn more about the benefits of physical activity and the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans by going to https://bit.ly/2qzZlJq National Recovery Month If you have loved ones who are in…

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August: Health Information and Awareness

August Blog National Immunization Awareness Month Preteens and teens need four types of vaccines to help protect against serious diseases: meningococcal  vaccine to protect against meningitis and bloodstream infections; HPV vaccine to protect against cancers caused by HPV; Tdap vaccine to protect against tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough; and a yearly flu vaccine to protect…

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July: Awareness Month

July Blog Parents: Did you know? Kids and teens need at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day. Learn more about physical activity with @HealthGov’s #MoveYourWay resources based on the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: https://bit.ly/2qzZlJq This link is external to health.gov. #PAGuidelines July 28th is World Hepatitis Day to raise awareness about the global burden…

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June: HIV Testing, Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and more!

June: HIV Testing, Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and more! National #HIVTestingDay is June 27 & this year’s theme is “HIV Testing is Self-care.” Taking an HIV test is taking care of you. Knowing your status gives you powerful information to help stay healthy.   Learn more about HIV testing options: https://bit.ly/3M4BFEX. #StopHIVTogether June is Alzheimer’s and Brain…

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May: Awareness Months

May: Health Awareness Months SAVE THE DATE! National Women’s Health Week is May 8-14! Get ready for the week by visiting: https://go.usa.gov/xuQ2U Don’t delay: call 9-1-1 right away if you spot the signs of stroke in yourself or someone else. May is #HealthyVisionMonth, and this year’s theme is Healthy Vision: A Family Focus! @NationalEyeInstitute is…

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April: Yoghurt Parfait

Yoghurt Parfait You need: 1 cup plain or vanilla bean Greek yoghurt ½ cup your choice of fresh fruit ½ cup your choice of granola An ice cream sundae dish or clear cup Take about two tablespoons or ¼ a c up of your Greek yoghurt and put it at the bottom of your sundae…

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One of Many

One of Many Permission Slip Dear Parents/Guardians:   The Churchill Community Coalition is studying teen alcohol and substance use and awareness in an effort to better serve our community and provide prevention programs and services. We are talking directly with young people in Churchill County.   Your child has been selected to participate in small…

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March: Strawberry Smoothie

Strawberry Smoothie You need: ½ cup of your base (non-fat/low-fat milk, cashew milk, almond milk, soy milk, rice milk, or lactaid) 1/3 cup of Greek yoghurt 3 or 4 diced strawberries ½ of a banana or avocado ½ cup of ice Gather all the ingredients and place them in a blender. Secure lid on blender.…

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March: Happy Trails!

Happy Trails! Looking to take the road less traveled? Stay active by staying in Fallon by hiking one of our many hidden gems. Hiking is just another way you can stay fit by staying in Fallon. NAS Fallon Wetlands Trail Trail Link Contact a community health worker now! Your name Please enter your name. Your…

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