The holiday season is a time for celebration and happiness. Research shows that the number of poisoning incidents involving children rises during the holiday season. Common calls to the poison center during this time include cigarettes, . . .
Twenty- five states have statutes that require carbon monoxide (CO) detectors in certain residential buildings – Nebraska is not one of them. Carbon monoxide is a gas produced when fuels burn incompletely. It has no . . .
Links to the CDC and Other Information to Help You Stay Healthy This Season
As the flu season approaches us, I wanted to send out some helpful information in hopes of keeping us all well throughout the year! Please read through some of the information regarding this 2011-2012 flu season and how to protect . . .
Each year, carbon monoxide poisoning kills nearly 500 people nationwide and sends over 15,000 to the emergency room. The Centers for Disease Control ranked Nebraska as the state with the highest reliable mortality rate from carbon monoxide. . . .
Energy Drinks Are Not Sports Drinks With the warmer weather, track season, picnics, and outdoor activities being planned, we felt it was important to caution everyone about the differences between sports drinks and energy drinks… . . .
Valentine Community School Nurses offer valuable info on MRSA
MRSA - Common Questions and Answers Valentine Community School Nurses Recent publicized deaths of school-aged children from MRSA have created a lot of concerns about the health and safety of our students. Valentine Community Schools . . .