National Handwashing Awareness Week

Clean hands prevent sickness. Washing hands can keep you healthy and prevent the spread of respiratory and diarrheal infections from one person to the next. Remember to wash your hands: Before and after eating After using the bathroom Before and after treating a cut or wound Before and after caring for someone sick After blowing…

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Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week

Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that inflames the digestive tract and leads to abdominal pain, weight loss, and malnutrition. Ulcerative Colitis is also an inflammatory bowel disease but it causes inflammation and ulcers in the digestive tract. While many individuals have heard of Crohn’s and colitis, many do not fully…

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both American men and women. Smoking is the most common cause of lung cancer. Other risk factors for lung cancer include being exposed to secondhand smoke, having a family history of lung cancer, and being treated with radiation therapy to the chest. Let’s take time…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer and show our support for everyone affected by it. Let’s take this time to remind our loved ones about early detection methods so they can stay on top of their health.

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Physician Assistants Week

Treating patients in today’s complex healthcare settings takes a whole team of professionals. Physician Assistants  help patients improve their quality of life and manage chronic conditions. We are taking this time to shine light on all that they do.

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National Foodservice Workers Week

We honor the professionals who help our healthcare employees and patients stay well-nourished and healthy. Healthcare foodservice workers play an important role in the day-to-day operation of our healthcare facility. Thank you to our wonderful team of healthcare foodservice workers for all that they do!

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National Immunization Awareness Month

The spread of vaccine misinformation is increasing worldwide. National Immunization Awareness Month is observed every August in order to highlight the importance of vaccinations for people of all ages. Diseases still exist and outbreaks occur, vaccines protect against serious and potentially deadly diseases. Vaccines are the best defense we have against these and other serious…

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National Minority Donor Awareness Week

National Minority Donor Awareness Week creates awareness of the need for organ, eye, and tissue donors amongst minorities and honors those who have donated. According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, minorities are three times more likely than Caucasians to suffer from end-stage renal (kidney) disease, often as the result of…

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Hepatitis Awareness Week

Every thirty seconds, a person dies from a hepatitis-related illness. Hepatitis is is the inflammation of the liver, a vital organ that processes nutrients and fights infections. Heavy use of alcohol, toxins, and viruses can cause hepatitis. Hepatitis Awareness Week brings aims to educate others about viral hepatitis.

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