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Health Alert Issued for Swan Creek Lake & Kirkman’s Cove Lake Health Alerts Continue for Iron Horse Trail Lake, Rockford Lake

7/7/2017 The state has issued health alerts for harmful algal blooms, also known as toxic blue-green algae, at Swan Creek Lake in Saline County, Rockford Lake State Recreation Area in Gage County, Iron Horse Trail Lake in Pawnee County and Kirkman’s Cove Lake in...

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Nebraska Mission of Mercy

Free Dental Care for Adults & Children This spring, Nebraska will host another Mission of Mercy event where children and adults can get free dental care. Over 150 volunteer dentists will provide an estimated 1,200-1,400 patients, with $750,000 in free dental care...

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National Wear Red Day

Wear red. Know your numbers. Reduce your risk. PHS staff members observe national Wear Day to bring attention to women’s heart health. Five numbers, that all women should know to take control of their heart health are: Total Cholesterol HDL (good) Cholesterol,...

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Sabra Issues Voluntary Recall of Hummus Products

Sabra Dipping  Company Issues Voluntary Recall Of  Hummus Products Sabra Dipping Co., LLC is voluntarily recalling certain hummus products made prior to November 8, 2016 due to concerns over Listeria monocytogenes, which was identified at the manufacturing facility...

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Colon Cancer Campaign Winner

Of cancers affecting both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon and rectum) is the second leading cancer killer in the United States, but it does not have to be. Screening also helps find colorectal cancer at an early stage, when treatment often leads...

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LB 1013: Increasing Tobacco Tax

Public Health Solutions’ Board of Health supports LB 1013. As Board of Health members committed to ensuring the public’s health, we support the increase in tobacco tax for Nebraska. This is a proven strategy that results in reduce smoking rates, saves lives, and...

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Smart Moves Class to Help Pre-Diabetics

One out of three American adults has pre-diabetes (borderline diabetes). Most of them do not know it. Having pre-diabetes means that your blood glucose (sugar) is higher than normal but not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes. This raises your risk of type 2...

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New dentist in our District!

Public Health Solutions would like to welcome Dr. Andre Rossini, a new dentist in our District! Working out of Crete, Dr. Rossini is hoping to make an impact in our community and improve the oral health of the children in our District. Dr. Andre Rossini grew up in...

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Flu Season

Flu season is upon us. Public Health Solutions would like to remind everyone to take the steps necessary to help prevent influenza and keep your family healthy: Get a flu shot each year. Everyone age 6 months and older should receive a flu vaccination yearly. Flu...

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Diabetes Prevention Program

November is Diabetes Awareness Month Public Health Solutions is working with community partners throughout the District to reduce the incidence of diabetes by identifying individuals that are pre-diabetic. These individuals can reduce their risk of getting diabetes...

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Winterize Your Home

Prepare Now for the Winter Months Ahead Once again here in the Midwest, old man winter is upon us. Public Health Solutions District Health Department would like to take this opportunity to provide some pertinent information to help you better prepare for the upcoming...

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Are you prepared to use CPR?

CPR we have all heard of it but are we all prepared to use CPR? What if someone we know has a cardiac event? I know I was not prepared to do CPR. But after going through an easy 30 minute training and several meaningful conversations with Kate, our public health...

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