Pride Month – June 8, 2021

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) Pride Month. This month-long celebration demonstrates how LGBTQ Americans have strengthened our country by using their talent and creativity to help create awareness and goodwill and to recognize the impact that … Read More

World Environmental Health Day

World Environmental Health Day is Saturday, September 26 When most people think of their local health department, they usually think of restaurant inspections and COVID-19. Although these are important tasks for public health staff to tackle, they are only two … Read More

Fireworks Safety

Many Fourth of July celebrations have been canceled due to COVID-19 -and local fireworks stores are seeing a major increase in sales with people planning to set off their own. Fireworks can be very dangerous, causing serious burn and eye … Read More

Black History Month

  February is observed as Black History Month to honor African Americans for their contributions and to remember their struggles for freedom and equality.  While much has been done, more work is needed especially when it comes to better health … Read More

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