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Germs on a Plane

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Now that we are all starting to travel again and taking flights to our destinations, we need to be aware of the most infectious spots on the planes we board. Most flyers are aware that air-borne germs are often in circulation because of the recycled air that is constantly flowing through the plane. However, because mask-wearing in close quarters is …

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Hurricane Guide 2021

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Hurricane season in Florida runs from June 1-Nov. 30. Prepare yourself by understanding the potential storm dangers, ranked by the hurricane categories of the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale outlined below. Also be aware that approaching storms can unexpectedly step up in strength just prior to landfall, after it is too late to adjust your preparations. Category 1: 74-95 mph sustained …

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COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Be part of the solution!

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The number of Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19 now tops 101 million, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of the end of April. More than 43% of Americans have received at least one dose, and the average daily coronavirus case count is steadily decreasing. The rate of new infections is currently averaging 49,000 cases per day, …

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COVID-19 Vaccine Resource Page

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What are the benefits of getting a COVID-19 vaccine? A COVID-19 vaccine can: Prevent you from getting COVID-19 or from becoming seriously ill or dying due to COVID-19 Prevent you from spreading the COVID-19 virus to others Add to the number of people in the community who are protected from getting COVID-19 — making it harder for the disease to …

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Defeat Daylight by Springing Forward

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How do you feel about losing an hour of sleep this weekend? Yeah, we’re not excited about it either. On Sunday, March 14th, the clocks will move forward, but with good reason. Daylight Savings Time was designed to help maximize daylight hours in our daily schedules, so take advantage of the extra sunlight in your day. Even though sunscreen is …

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How to Stay Healthy and Motivated in the New Year

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With a new year comes a realm of possibilities for new beginnings. Although many people make New Year’s promises and resolutions they can’t keep, there are plenty who look back at the end of the year and realize they have accomplished far more than they planned to. Setting a goal or intention for the new year doesn’t have to be …

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Tips on How to Have A Healthier Christmas

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Christmas, along with Thanksgiving is known as a time to spend with friends and family but also a time to indulge. This doesn’t mean you should overindulge, but it is ok to enjoy all of the festivities without too much impact on your health. Here are some tips on how to have a healthier Christmas: Don’t Sit Down All Day …

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Wellness Tips for Black Friday

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Tradition in the United States basically says the day after we feast on Thanksgiving, we go out shopping. That day is known as Black Friday. You’ve already been getting notifications in your inbox or even holiday catalogs in the mail. This is a big day for a lot of people and retailers. Black Friday brings people out early in the …

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Breast Cancer During COVID-19

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Many people that have been infected with COVID-19 might have had mild to moderate respiratory symptoms and recover without requiring any kind of special treatment or hospitalization. Some people might not have any symptoms at all. But people that have breast cancer or are in treatment for breast cancer may be at higher risk for serious complications due to COVID-19. …