UV Safety Month

July is UV Safety Month! This month we’re bringing awareness to the harmful effects of overexposure to UV rays from the sun. In the U.S. UV rays are at their highest intensity during the hours of 10 am and 4 pm. Overexposure from UV rays can cause serious injuries to your eyes and skin. Some…

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Summer Safety Month

June is Summer Safety Month! We wanted to take this opportunity to raise awareness of the dangers of heat-related illnesses that could occur if precautionary steps are not followed. We advise everyone to stay hydrated and follow simple heat protection steps so that you may remain healthy.

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National Nursing Assistants Week

June 17th to the 23rd is a week where we celebrate our healthcare heroes who work tremendously hard to ensure that the needs of our residents are always taken care of. Our sincere thank you goes out to all Certified Nursing Assistants who selflessly helped so many people across the globe which is one of…

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National Migraine & Headache Month

National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month is observed in June to recognize those in the headache and migraine communities who work to recognize headache disorder as a neurobiological disease.  Migraines impact forty million Americans, and one billion people around the world. Raising awareness of National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month encourages people with chronic headaches…

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National Doctors’ Day

National Doctors' Day

Today is National Doctors’ Day and we want to celebrate every physician that makes the choice to put their patients first. Becoming a doctor in any medical field is no easy feat by any means. It is intense and requires a great deal of time, knowledge, experience, dedication, and compassion. 1st celebrated on March 30th,…

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Brain Injury Month

Brain injuries are fall-related damage to the brain through impact to the head or penetration of sharp objects. National Brain Injury Awareness Month raises awareness of the significant cause of brain injuries and eliminates the stigma for those with brain injuries.  There are two types of brain injuries; Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and Traumatic Brain…

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Patient Safety Awareness Month

Patient safety is a public health concern, as everyone interacts with the health care system. Every detail matters when it comes to providing the highest quality care that is safe and error-free. Patient Safety Awareness Week aims to acknowledge the steps needed to improve patient safety while recognizing the work already being done to protect…

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Cancer Prevention Month

National Cancer Prevention Month is honored in February. Many things can increase your risk of getting cancer such as cigarette smoke, excessive alcohol, and overexposure to UV rays from the sun. Many of the greatest reductions in cancer morbidity and mortality have been achieved through the implementation of effective public education and policy initiatives. We…

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Tinnitus Awareness Week

Tinnitus Awareness Week is observed the first full week of February as a way to educate individuals of its causes, symptoms, and effects. Tinnitus is commonly referred to as a “ringing in the ears,” and is the perception of sound when there is no real noise. Most individuals state they experience the sound of buzzing,…

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Health and Wellness

February marks Black History Month, a time to honor achievements by Black Americans and their role in US history. This year’s theme is Black Health and Wellness to recognize the legacy of scholars and medical practitioners. Black Health and Wellness not only includes one’s physical body but also emotional and mental health. This month, we…

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