• FLU Season: Get Vaccinated

    FLU Season: Get Vaccinated

    While seasonal influenza (flu) viruses are detected year-round in the United States, flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter. The exact timing and duration of flu seasons can vary, but influenza activity often begins to increase in October. Most of the time flu activity peaks between December and February, although activity canRead more
  • Food Safety After a Hurricane and/or Flooding

    Food Safety After a Hurricane and/or Flooding

    In the aftermath of a hurricane and/or flooding, it is important for us to assess all food, food preparation areas, and equipment to decide what to keep or throw away. Hurricanes, especially if accompanied by a tidal surge or flooding, can contaminate the public water supply. Water in the hurricane-affected area may not be safeRead more
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    According to CDC, each year in the United States, more than 240,000 women get breast cancer and more than 40,000 women die from the disease. Men also get breast cancer, but it is not very common. Less than 1% of breast cancers occur in men. Most breast cancers are found in women who are 50 yearsRead more