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  • May

Tick-borne diseases are passed to humans by the bite of an infected tick. Protect yourself using these steps: AVOID CONTACT WITH TICKS Avoid wooded and brushy areas with high grass Walk in the center of wooded trails REPEL TICKS Use repellent that contains at least 20% DEET on exposed skin (follow package instructions) You can […]
  • 3
  • Apr

It’s National Public Health Week!

Join the Scituate Health Alliance in celebrating National Public Health Week, April 2-8, 2018! Daily Themes: Monday: Behavioral Health Tuesday: Communicable Diseases Wednesday: Environmental Health Thursday: Injury and Violence Prevention Friday: Ensuring the Right to Health For more information, visit www.nphw.org, or contact the Scituate Health Alliance
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  • Feb

Keep your Heart Healthy this Valentine’s Day using these Heart Healthy Tips

Eat a Heart Healthy Diet that consists of whole grains, vegetables, fruits, lean protein and healthy fats. Make sure you are drinking at least eight 8-ounce glasses of water each day. Don’t Smoke. For resources related to smoking cessation please visit https://smokefree.gov or call 1-800-QUIT-NOW Get Regular Physical Exercise. The American Heart Association recommends 150 minutes […]