March 16, 2020
If you are at higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19 because of your age or because you have a serious long-term health problem, it is extra important for you to take actions to reduce your risk of getting sick with the disease. Stock up on supplies. Take everyday precautions to keep space between yourself and others. When you go out in public, keep away from others who are sick, limit close contact and wash your hands often. Avoid crowds as much as possible. Avoid cruise travel and non-essential air travel. During a COVID-19 outbreak in your community, stay home as much as possible to further reduce your risk of being exposed. READ MORE: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/high-risk-complications.html
February 13, 2020
Shiloh Water System has been providing fluoridated water since the mid-1960s, but their board is planning to stop fluoridation. Shiloh customers are encouraged to attend a Public Meeting (Monday, February 24, 7:00 p.m. at West Manchester Township Building) to voice concern. Fluoridated water is safe and effective. For 70 years, the best available scientific evidence consistently indicates that community water fluoridation is safe and effective. It has been endorsed by numerous U.S. Surgeons General, and more than 100 health organizations recognize the health benefits of water fluoridation for preventing dental decay, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Medical Association, the World Health Organization, the American Dental Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
January 29, 2020
Message from the American Heart Association: Cheating on your diet or exercise plan? Struggling with self-control or impulse choices? Science shows that willpower can get depleted! Learn how you can strengthen it and increase your ability to resist temptation.
January 21, 2020
Diabetes Coalition of York County’s 3rd Annual Diabetes Expo Saturday, March 21, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. York YMCA (90 N. Newberry Street, York)
Need motivation to move more? Watch this video and learn what local physicians and others have to say about the mental and physical health benefits of walking. Fortunately, York County offers many great places to enjoy on foot. Just 30-minutes a day, five days a week can help prevent heart disease, diabetes, depression and some cancers. So, watch the film then get outside and take a walk. With time it will be one of the highlights of your day!