Posts With Keyword ‘Chrystal Woller’

Ways to Avoid Hypothermia in Winter

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Winter weather has arrived to the area and the dangers of exposure to hypothermia are present.  

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Upcoming COAD Meeting to Approve Volunteer Center Plans

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Community Organizations Active in Disasters or COAD group is getting ready to finalize their Emergency Volunteer Center plan.  

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Volunteer Management Training Coming Up

Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 at 6:23 am

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A training session is being held for anyone interested in volunteering with the Washington County COAD.  

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Disaster Exercise to Focus on Tornadoes Coming Up

Posted: Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Anyone participating in the Community Emergency Response Team or Washington County COAD have an opportunity to participate in an exercise to work together as part of a disaster planning and response team.  

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Listeria Outbreaks Prompts Safety Reminders

Posted: Monday, October 3rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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With the death toll rising of listeria deaths caused by tainted cantaloupes across the country, Washington County Public Health is passing along reminders of what to do to stay healthy.  

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Flu Shot Clinics Still Available

Posted: Saturday, October 1st, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Washington County Public Health is still offering seasonal flu shot clinics.

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Flu Shot Clinics Available

Posted: Saturday, September 17th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Washington County Public Health is starting to offer seasonal flu shot clinics.

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West Nile Virus Detection

Posted: Thursday, September 15th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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There is currently one case of West Nile Virus reported in western Iowa, as the summer flooding in that part of the state has increased the number of mosquitoes there.  

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Reminder for School Immunizations to be Current

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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As the new school year approaches, parents need to remember to have their children’s shot records current.  

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Knowing if You Have West Nile Virus

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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There are currently no West Nile Virus cases reported in humans or animals in Iowa, but the summer flooding in western Iowa has increased the number of mosquitoes in that part of the state. 

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Controlling Mosquitoes after a Wet Spring

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The summer season brings out mosquitoes and with this year’s spring having more than average rainfall has helped to increase the summer’s mosquito population.  

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Heat Safety Reminders

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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With the temperatures being warm yesterday and again today, there are steps you can take to keep yourself safe in the heat.  

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First Immunization Clinic at New Location a Success

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Residents of northern Washington County now have a clinic setting in which to receive immunizations.  

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Heat Safety

Posted: Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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With the temperatures being warm the last two days, there are steps you can take to keep yourself safe in the heat.  

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Washington County COAD Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Community Organization Active in Disasters (COAD) volunteer meeting is being held tomorrow night.  

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Washington County Organization Looking for Volunteers

Posted: Monday, May 16th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Community Organization Active in Disasters (COAD) is looking for volunteers to help if an emergency should hit the county.

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Ticks & Lyme Disease

Posted: Saturday, May 14th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Health says now is the time of year when ticks and Lyme disease are on the rise.  

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Women’s Health Week

Posted: Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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This week has been set aside to spotlight women’s health issues.

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High Blood Pressure Education Month

Posted: Saturday, May 7th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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May is High Blood Pressure Education Month and Washington County Public Health is encouraging all residents to learn more about the dangers of high blood pressure.  

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Washington County Volunteers Needed

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The Washington County Community Organization Active in Disasters (COAD) is looking for volunteers to help if an emergency should hit the county.

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