While the holiday season is portrayed with warmth and connecting with loved ones, it can also bring about stress, anxiety, and a wide range of other emotions. The pressures of social events, religious functions, travel, and family commitments can overwhelm even the most resilient individuals. Moreover, feelings of loneliness and isolation can exacerbate these challenges.
The holiday season is traditionally a time to gather with family and friends, share meals, and exchange gifts. However, not everyone experiences holidays with the same level of joy and companionship. Seasonal holidays, especially Christmas, can be a lonely and isolated time for seniors. It’s important for all of us to recognize what may cause them to struggle during this time of year and how we can help.
Achieving the perfect balance between food safety and exceptional taste can be challenging. Alas, one simple tool can make a world of difference in your kitchen: a food thermometer.
Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude, family gatherings, and, of course, a delicious feast. Unfortunately, mishandling your turkey and trimmings can lead to foodborne illnesses that can spoil the holiday for you and your loved ones.
Daylight savings time ends at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 6, 2023. This event reminds us to reset our clocks (fall back 1 hour in the fall of the year). DST also reminds us to replace the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors in our homes. It's an important reminder because these detection devices can help save our property and lives but are useless without working batteries.
Halloween is an exciting time for kids. They eagerly anticipate their costumes and the delicious treats they'll collect during their trick-or-treating activities. However, as parents, it's crucial to ensure that this fun-filled holiday remains safe for our “costumed wonders.” In this article, we'll share some tricks to help your children enjoy their Halloween treats while prioritizing their safety.
Breast cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers diagnosed among American women, with approximately 264,000 cases reported annually. Alarmingly, an estimated 42,000 women may not survive their breast cancer diagnosis.
Emerging research and existing data continue to shed light on the crucial role of proper nutrition in supporting overall student well-being. Researchers are still working to prove the connection between nutrition and student performance. However, current studies strongly suggest that students with a balanced diet are more likely to achieve academically and athletically.
The Moultrie County Health Department (MCHD) appreciates the opportunity to facilitate the safety and success of all food service vendors in Moultrie County. As a result, the MCHD has initiated a new program to promote permitted events on its website and social media platform.
The US and CDC has taken a giant leap forward in ensuring all individuals have access to the 2023-24 COVID-19 vaccine by launching the Bridge Access Program. The Bridge Access Program offers a lifeline to adults without health insurance and those whose insurance doesn't cover the total cost of COVID-19 vaccines.