World Immunization Week 2021: Vaccines Bring Us Closer

Vaccines have protected us against life threatening diseases and development impediment for more than 200 years. With the help of vaccines we can advance without burdens like polio and smallpox, which have taken the lives of millions in the past. Though vaccines aren’t a “cure all solution”, they will assist us on the path to…

Post COVID-19 Vaccination Q&A

The CDC is still in the process of learning just how affective the vaccines will be against the spread of COVID-19. After individuals have been vaccinated, the CDC is still suggesting to follow the precautions – wearing a mask, staying 6 feet apart, avoidance of crowds and inadequately ventilated spaces – in the public until…

April is Autism Acceptance Month

What is autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? “Autism is a complex, lifelong developmental disability that affects essential human behaviors such as social interaction, the ability to communicate ideas and feelings, imagination, self-regulation, and the ability to establish relationships with others.” autismacceptance.org ASD contains a vast range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skill, repetitive behavior,…

National Public Health Week: Building Bridges to Better Health

National Public Health Week (April 5-11) is an annual, week-long celebration of public health, supported by the American Public Health Association. NPHW gives us the opportunity to highlight public health achievements and improve the health of people in general, through education over multiple health issues and how to live longer lives. “We may be physically…