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Why does my child need HPV vaccine? This vaccine is for protection from most of the cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV is a very common virus that spreads between people when they have sexual contact with another person. About 14 million people, including teens, become infected with HPV each year. HPV infection can […]Read more
Foodborne illness, often called food poisoning, is a common, costly—yet preventable—public health problem. Each year, about 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases. Learn more about foodborne illnesses and what you can do to lower your chances of getting sick. Common Foodborne Illnesses […]Read more
You can choose to swim healthy! We all share the water we swim in, and each of us needs to do our part to help keep ourselves, our families, and our friends healthy. To help protect yourself and other swimmers from germs or injury, here are a few easy and effective steps all swimmers can […]Read more
The best defense is prevention. Here are some prevention tips: Drink more fluids (nonalcoholic), regardless of your activity level. Don’t wait until you’re thirsty to drink. Warning: If your doctor generally limits the amount of fluid you drink or has you on water pills, ask your doctor how much you should drink while the weather […]Read more
ZMCHD urges residents to “fight the bite” and take precautions to prevent bites from mosquitoes and ticks which can carry diseases such as West Nile virus, Zika virus, and Lyme disease. In Ohio, ticks are mostly active April through September and mosquitoes May through October. Mosquitoes Mosquitoes can live indoors and outdoors, and some species bite […]Read more