Posts Tagged "Public Health"

See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me, Heal Me

It seems like every store, hotel, or restaurant that I walk into these days has "background music" playing much too loud and many pump in their overbearing "signature scent," throwing me into an asthma attack. Am I the only party pooper?

H1N1 Is No Joke – Get Vaccinated – NOW!

Some commentators are trying to scare the population away from taking the H1N1 vaccine by quoting the Great Swine Flu Scare of ’76. Take some time to learn about what really happened and what was done about it. Then get your children vaccinated.

Be Prepared – Back To School Edition

Well, it's back to school for the kids and that means that Back To School Night can't be far behind. Here is a list of action items for you to take with you to discuss with school staff.

Like a Boy Scout, Be Prepared – School Edition

The novel H1N1 flu virus seems to affect children more than adults. But don't be afraid of the flu, teach your children how to minimize their chances of catching it. Here are some ideas.

Like a Boy Scout, Be Prepared

While the H1N1 swine flu seems to have petered out, this could just be the first wave - and flu travels in waves. Here are some helpful hints on what to do to protect you and your family.

What If They Gave A Pandemic And Nobody Came?

Today the US CDC announced that it has determined that the H1N1 influenza appears to be similar with that typically caused by seasonal influenza.

Pigs Take Revenge For Chinese Pork Buns

The H1N1 Swine/Avian/Human flu has arrived. Don't panic, but do wash your hands frequently and avoid sharing drinking glasses, food, and utensils.

Mass Prophy exercise

On Thursday March 19th, 2009, the Alameda County Public Health department hosted a mass prophy exercise. The mission of this exercise was to see how fast the San Francisco and Alameda county public health systems could distribute the life-saving medicines that would be needed if there was a pandemic or bio-terror event in the San Francisco bay area. […]