Comment on The Right Stuff: Know Your Personal Needs Before an Emergency by Tamika G.

From a nurse’s perspective, this information was very detailed and sparked my interest due to the natural disasters that have occurred in recent years that have left families ill-prepared. Announcing the State of Emergency and evacuations are preludes to a possible event that could be catastrophic. Most individuals save important documents, money, or keepsakes with […]

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Comment on The Strategic National Stockpile: Key to Protecting the Nation’s Health by Blog Administrator

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Comment on Zika, Mosquitoes, and Standing Water by Blog Administrator

Thanks for your question and for reading the Public Health Matters blog. For more information on how to control mosquitoes at home, visit https://www.cdc.gov/zika/prevention/controlling-mosquitoes-at-home.html. Should you have an additional questions, please contact CDC-INFO. CDC-INFO (https://www.cdc.gov/cdc-info/index.html) offers live agents by phone and email to help you find the latest, reliable, and science-based health information on more […]

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Comment on Good as Gold Prep Your Health Tips for All Seasons by Jacob

As a healthcare professional specifically a registered nurse this blog was quite informative, and something that regarding health promotion I would recommend. Not everything in healthcare has to be complex and sometimes its the simple suggestions/interventions that can have a profound impact on ones health. Many of the health related tips mentioned like staying up […]

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Comment on 3 Reasons Why Handwashing Should Matter to You by Karen

From a nurse’s perspective, handwashing is an essential infection control procedure performed daily and is vital to reducing the spread of preventable infectious germs. Generally, the patients I take care of are not well and are immune-compromised with a higher risk for susceptibility to bacteria that can spread through poor hand hygiene. While this is […]

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