Health Department Blog

Nov 17

Traffic Safety During the Holidays

Posted on November 17, 2023 at 12:22 PM by Alanna Powell

Drive SafelyHolidays are known to cause an increase in alcohol consumption, and Thanksgiving is no different. This day is filled with friends, family, a variety of delicious foods, several football games, Thanksgiving movies, television specials, an abundance of pie, and the presence of alcohol. To have the safest holiday possible, don’t drink and drive.

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Oct 24

Preventing Pests

Posted on October 24, 2023 at 2:09 PM by Hannah Commins

Blog Title Photos (7)Protecting our health by making our homes a safer environment is something we strive for.  Part of having a healthy home is preventing pests. Types of pests that can be annoying visitors, or can even try to move in permanently by building nests, are rodents. 

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Sep 08

Let's Talk About Rabies

Posted on September 8, 2023 at 10:26 AM by Hannah Commins

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We all know rabies is dangerous, but have you ever wondered why? Rabies is a preventable viral disease that affects the central nervous system of mammals. When affected, the disease moves to the brain and will eventually lead to death. We work extra hard here at the Environmental Health Division to make sure our community members and pets are safe and protected when it comes to rabies. 

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