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My Family Health Portrait

By | November 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

My Family Health Portrait ... a tool from the Surgeon General  Using My Family Health Portrait you can: Enter your family health history. Learn about your risk for conditions that can run in families. Print your family health history to share with family or your health care provider Save your [...]

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Healthcare Provider News

By | October 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Our Healthcare Provider News is now published! Click here for full details! Learn about: Influenza Hepatitis A Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) CME opportunities

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Medina County Medical Reserve Corps Training is scheduled for October 18th!

By | September 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Join us for a FREE introductory training to learn all about the Medina County Medical Reserve Corps program and how you can have a role in helping your community. This training is open to new and interested volunteers and to those who never completed the introductory class. The training is [...]

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Severe weather and flood safety September 8 – 9, 2018

By | September 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Severe Weather Outlook Saturday, September 8, 2018| Excessive Rainfall Outlook Sunday, September 9, 2018| Excessive Rainfall Outlook Forecast The National Weather Service forecasts thunderstorms and heavy rainfall on Saturday afternoon. Heavy rainfall will overspread the region Saturday night and continue into Sunday. Rainfall is anticipated to decrease in coverage [...]

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Summer Safety Resources

By | July 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Make Summer Safe for Kids: Water safety, sun safety, mosquitoes, and injury prevention tips Heat Stroke: Never leave a child in a hot car Car Seat Safety: Always buckle up Playground Safety: Keep kids safe while playing outside Heads Up: Concussion safety Summer Events: Food safety at fairs and other celebrations Animal Safety: Safety [...]

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Best Practices for HPV Cancer Prevention

By | July 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

You Are the Key: Best Practices for HPV Cancer Prevention Tuesday, June 12, 2018 2:00:00 PM EDT – 3:00:00 PM EDT Low HPV vaccination rates are leaving boys and girls vulnerable to devastating HPV cancers. Have you been making an effective HPV vaccination recommendation for kids 11 and 12 years [...]

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Travelers Health

By | July 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Vaccines or prophylactic drugs are available to protect against some vectorborne diseases such as yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, and malaria; however, travel health practitioners should advise travelers to use repellents and other general protective measures against biting arthropods. The effectiveness of malaria prophylaxis is variable, depending on patterns of drug [...]

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We will provide tick ID for Medina County residents!

By | July 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

 The Medina County Health Department (MCHD) will provide tick identification for residents of Medina County for ticks that were found on or attached to humans only.  Once the tick species is identified, we can advise what diseases are associated with that particular tick. Testing of the ticks for the presence of [...]

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WIC Income Guidelines

By | July 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Medina County Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program can help families to be healthy. Family households at or below 185 percent of the federal poverty level can receive nutrition education, breastfeeding education and supports, supplemental foods, and referrals to other community resources. For more detailed information about the Medina County [...]

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Children with Medical Handicaps (CMH)

By | July 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

CMH (formerly BCMH) is a program that helps children with special healthcare needs by providing a safety net and may assist with obtaining payment for approved services by approved providers. Children who are Ohio residents from birth to age 21 are eligible for the program. The Diagnostic program lasts for [...]

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Pink Book Webinar Series

By | July 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

This online series of 15 webinars provides an overview of the principles of vaccination, general recommendations, immunization strategies for providers, and specific information about vaccine-preventable diseases and the vaccines that prevent them. Each one-hour webinar explores a chapter from the 13th edition of “Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases,” also [...]

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