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The Healthy Schools Action Team has created a virtual teaching resource guide related to the 10 focus areas of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model.  This model is the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) framework for addressing health Read More
Several people are worried about their health due to the crisis caused by COVID-19. Many are concerned about potential exposure to the virus and are taking extra precautions to stay healthy and prevent spread. While worries and anxiety about health Read More
For people with type I and type II diabetes, becoming infected with COVID-19 may have more serious outcomes than people without diabetes. Below are tips for staying healthy and what to do if you get sick. RISK FACTORS For people Read More
HOME-MADE ASTHMA FRIENDLY CLEANERS These non-toxic cleaners are cheap and easy to make from supplies at home and are a great way to clean the house and decrease asthma triggers! ALL-PURPOSE CLEANER  The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Read More
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The Connections IN Health team encourages you to learn more about your health by recognizing April as National Cancer Control Month. According to the National Cancer Institute, it is estimated that 1.8 million people will be diagnosed with cancer in Read More
THE RISKS People with heart disease, including hypertension, congestive heart failure, and coronary heart disease have a higher risk of getting infected and having severe COVID-19 symptoms. Individuals who have had strokes are also at increased risk. PREVENTING THE SPREAD Read More
OVERVIEW The Families First Coronavirus Response Act is a law passed by the U.S. federal government in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides paid sick leave, tax credits, free COVID-19 testing, extra food assistance and unemployment benefits, and more Read More
STAFF SAFETY Provide access to vaccinations to prevent immune systems from becoming more compromised. Consider flu, hepatitis A, and hepatitis B vaccines, and partnering with your local pharmacy or health department. Encourage and promote hand washing/sanitizing, and coughing/sneezing into tissues Read More
THE RISK Untreated asthma symptoms can lead to dangerous consequences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals with asthma should continue to take their medicine and follow their Asthma Action Plan. CORTICOSTEROIDS Many people are concerned that inhaled or oral corticosteroids may Read More
SMOKING INCREASES YOUR RISK OF RESPIRATORY INFECTION Smoking and vaping are known to weaken the immune system and the body’s ability to fight infections SMOKING INCREASES YOUR RISK OF GETTING SICKER FROM COVID-19 Those with serious underlying medical conditions — Read More

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