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  1. COVID-19 Read the Latest from Public Health Officials & Agencies
    Categories: Health News

    COVID-19 Read the Latest from Public Health Officials & Agencies

    COVID-19 As a health and safety training organization, amid ongoing concerns of the COVID-19 Our instructors, clients, employees, and their families are of our biggest concern. We are closely monitoring the situation and following guidance from public health officials and government agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). If you would like additional...
  2. Healthy and Safe Swimming Importance Info
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    Healthy and Safe Swimming Importance Info

    The week before Memorial Day (May 20–26, 2019) is Healthy and Safe Swimming Week. The goal of this awareness week is to maximize the health benefits of swimming by minimizing the risk of illness and injury. Just 2.5 hours of physical activity every week, including water-based physical activity, can benefit everyone’s health. Each of us plays a role in preventing...
  3. How Healthy is Your Home Town?
    Categories: Health News

    How Healthy is Your Home Town?

    Where you live affects your health in many ways - the climate, the air quality, even the lifestyles of those around you can influence your own habits and health... The CDC and its partners released a website that provides first-of-its-kind, neighborhood-level health data for the 500 largest US cities. The 500 Cities project provides data on 5 risk behaviors, 13 health...
  4. National Public Health Week
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    National Public Health Week

    Did you know this is National Public Health Week? Today’s public health professionals are helping individuals and communities navigate the changing world of public health. Download NPHW 2016 Brochure The American Public Health Association champions the health of all people and communities. APHA strives to strengthen the profession of public health; foster understanding, engagement and support for key public health issues; and...
  5. 8 Steps to Reduce Your Risk Of Deadly Healthcare-Associated Infections
    Categories: First Aid Training, Health / Medical Education, Health News & Bleeding Control

    8 Steps to Reduce Your Risk Of Deadly Healthcare-Associated Infections

    Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a serious risk to patient safety. One in 25 U.S. patients will contract an infection during their hospital stay, according to the CDC’s first national and state HAI progress report; perhaps shockingly, this is an improvement from years prior. The report’s goal, analyzing data from 2013 but not published until this year, is to help aid...

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