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4th of July Food Poisoning Prevention Tips

4th of July Food Poisoning Prevention Tips – Whether you celebrate the holiday by staying in and grilling your favorite foods or going out to a restaurant to eat, the risk of food poisoning is always there. Learn how to reduce your risk of food poisoning with these tips right here on Newsymom!

EW! WHAT IS IN THE POOL WATER?!

EW! WHAT IS IN THE POOL WATER?! Tons of bacteria are living in our waterways, but you’d be so surprised to know what’s lurking inside the pool… Parasites! Learn more about how you can get diarrhea just from visiting your local public pool right here on Newsymom!

Do You Have a Child with a Special Health Care Need? CMH Is Here to Help!

Do You Have a Child with a Special Health Care Need? CMH Is Here to Help! – Children with Medical Handicaps (or CMH) is a program helping to connect families of children with special health care needs to better quality health care for a longer, healthier life! Learn more about the CMH program right here …

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TCHD: Keeping Your Family Free From Mosquito-Borne Illness

TCHD: Keeping Your Family Free From Mosquito-Borne Illness – Did you know the Tuscarawas County Health Department are mosquito-fighting heroes? Learn more about how they help keep your family free from mosquito-borne illness right here on Newsymom!

HPV Vaccine Protects Your Children From 6 Types of Cancer Later in Life

HPV Vaccine Protects Your Children From 6 Types of Cancer Later in Life – 85% of people will get an HPV infection in their lifetime. (Reasons to Get HPV Vaccine, CDC) Though most of them go away on their own, those that don’t will cause certain cancers. Learn more about HPV and how to protect …

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Click It or Ticket, Ohio!

Click It or Ticket, Ohio! In 2021, Tuscarawas County experienced 13 crash fatalities, with 78% of vehicle occupants not buckled in and 64% of occupants impaired by drugs or alcohol. Learn more about the Click It or Ticket campaign right here on Newsymom!

Don’t Wait: Get Back-To-School Vaccines Scheduled ASAP!

Don’t Wait: Get Back-To-School Vaccines Scheduled ASAP! Schools are one of the top hotspots for germs. Large crowds of kids + classrooms = COOTIES! Getting your child vaccinated early allows them to go back protected from vaccine-preventable disease. Learn more about preventable illnesses and where to get your kids vaccinated right here at Newsymom!

Lyme: On the Rise

Lyme: On the Rise – Each year, Tuscarawas County has seen a shocking rise of Lyme Disease cases for both humans and dogs. Learn more about how to protect your family from Lyme Disease right here on Newsymom!

Prevent Rabies from Infecting Your Summer

Prevent Rabies from Infecting Your Summer–As the weather starts warming up, more animals come out, leading to increased risk of contracting rabies. Learn more about steps for prevention and what to do if you’ve had an encounter with an animal right here on Newsymom!

Let’s Get Comfy Talking About STIs!

Let’s Get Comfy Talking About STIs! – Having the talk about STIs and sexual health often makes people uncomfortable, but Newsymom’s got the know-how on how you can handle the discussion of reproductive health!