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Allen County Ebola Updates
Ebola Public Health Update Allen County Public Health will be providing updates to the community regarding Ebola. Public Health Ebolat Updates will be provided as new informtaion is obtained.   Public Health Ebola Update   Update as of October 17, 2014   Activity Update for the United States   Three cases of Ebola have been diagnosed on U.S. Soil, ...
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In the event of an incident requiring evacuation, are you prepared to and capable of evacuating your home? Click on the logo to register! ...
Drinking and Driving: A Threat to Everyone
Though episodes of drinking and driving have gone down by 30% during the past 5 years, it remains a serious problem. Alcohol-impaired drivers are involved in about 1 in 3 crash deaths, resulting in nearly 11,000 deaths in 2009. A recent CDC report discusses drinking and driving and the proven measures that ...
Staying Safe in a Tornado
To stay safe during a tornado, prepare a plan and emergency kit, stay aware of weather conditions during thunderstorms, know the best places to shelter both indoors and outdoors, and always protect your head. On April 27, 2011, a series of deadly tornadoes destroyed parts of Tuscaloosa, Cullman, Birmingham and rural ...
Develop a Family Disaster Plan
Families can cope with disasters by preparing in advance and working together as a team. If something were to happen, how would you contact one another, how would you get to a safe place, and what would you do in different emergency situations? Planning what to do before a disaster ...

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Annual flu vaccines are recommended for everyone 6 months and older. Benefits from flu vaccination include fewer illnesses, doctors’ visits, and people missing work or school. Vaccination also prevents flu-related hospitalizations and deaths. While some of the viruses spreading this season are different from what is in the vaccine, vaccination can still provide protection and might reduce severe outcomes such as hospitalization and death.  If you have not been vaccinated yet this season, it’s not too late!

Our tips to stay healthy this flu season include #1 – Get vaccinated; and #2 – Take everyday actions to prevent the spread of germs. Everyday actions include:

  • Wash your hands often
  • Cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth – germs spread this way.

In good health,

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It's Tobacco-Free Awareness Week (January 18–24). Have you kicked the habit in the new year? Each year, about half of cigarette smokers try to quit. Many likely made New Year’s resolutions to quit in 2015, and may need a helping hand as we reach the middle of January. We want to encourage you to keep going! Let us know what's been the hardest part about quitting. ... See MoreSee Less

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Having a hard time quitting? We have a message for you – DON’T GIVE UP!! We know you can quit for good. #OhioQuits ohio.quitlogix.org

It's Tobacco-Free Awareness Week (January 18–24). Have you kicked the habit in the new year? We want to encourage you to keep going!

The late game tonight will mean less sleep for lots of us tonight, and the commute tomorrow morning is sure to be a sleepy one. Be careful!

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Health Department and WIC offices are closed today. Regular office hours will resume on Friday.

Health Department and WIC offices are closed for today. Regular office hours will resume on Friday.

Health Department and WIC offices are closing at noon today. Regular office hours will resume on Friday.

Health Department and WIC offices will be closing at noon on Wednesday, December 31 and will be closed on Thursday, January 1st for the...