Health

Here you will find a variety of educational information on health-related topics that aim to help improve your family's quality of life. Click on the articles below to read more, or search for a specific topic using the bar at the top of the page.

5 tips to help manage your back-to-school mental health

If you're headed back to school, chances are you've already made at least one checklist. Schedule? Check. Supplies? Check. But there's something likely missing from your list, and it might be the most important thing you take care of all year: addressing your mental health and wellbeing.

Keep Your Healthy Home Tobacco Free

Exposure to secondhand smoke is harmful. About 41,000 nonsmoking adults die from heart disease and lung cancer every year because of secondhand smoke. Children who breathe in secondhand smoke are more likely to get sick, including respiratory and ear infections.

Food Safety and Dining Out

Going out to eat? When choosing a restaurant, look for one that keeps food safety on the menu. Read on for more tips to stay healthy while dining out.

Child Eye Health and Safety Month – August

As part of Child Eye Health and Safety Month, in addition to immunizations and school orientations, it is highly recommended your child receive an eye examination before going back to school.  

When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!

Learn how to protect you and your loved ones during a thunderstorm. Being outside when lightning is present is not something to take lightly—ever.

Stay Healthy at Animal Exhibits

Interacting with animals at fairs, zoos, and aquariums can be educational and fun, but it’s important to remember that animals sometimes carry harmful germs that can make us sick. Learn how to stay healthy when visiting animal exhibits.

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