This Holiday Season, Community Health Partners would like to encourage you to spread holiday cheer, not the flu! Get a flu shot! Wash your hands! Stay home when you are sick!
Community Health Partners, the public health provider for Sioux County, and the Coalition for a Healthy Sioux County, invite everyone to join in the 5th annual statewide Healthiest State Walk on October 7. Community Health Partners is using the statewide walk to kick off October’s breast cancer awareness month activities. Regular physical activity is linked to better health outcomes, including lower rates of breast cancer.
Fewer than 50% of Americans meet the minimum guidelines for moderate physical activity – walking is the easiest and most affordable way to correct this problem. Walking can also help prevent the onset and recurrence of breast cancer. Continue reading “Iowa Healthiest State Walk”
Make sure your child is up-to-date with their immunizations and that a current record is on file at school. If you have a child entering 7th grade make sure they have received their Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis). Iowa law requires a dose of Tdap before entering 7th grade.
See http://www.siouxcountychp.org/programs-services/immunizations/ for more information on immunizations.