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September 2018 Newsletter

Posted on September 04, 2018

Download a copy of our September 2018 Newsletter here here!

This issue features content on:
- National Childhood Obesity Month
- 2018 NVHD Flu Clinics
- Healthy Recipe of the Month: Tomato Soup
- Fall Fitness Tips
- National Preparedness Month

Gov. Malloy Advises Residents to Prepare for Extreme Heat

Posted on August 29, 2018

8/28/18 Press Release from the Office of Governor Malloy Advising CT Residents to Prepare for Extreme Heat Over the Next Two Days

Psychological First Aid - 9/11

Posted on August 27, 2018

The Naugatuck Valley Medical Reserve Corps is hosting a free Psychological First Aid training for volunteers on September 11, 2018 from 6-8PM at 286 Howe Ave., Shelton, CT.

NVMRC is NVHD’s volunteer unit and is made up of individuals who are working professionals and/or retired with BOTH NON-MEDICAL and MEDICAL backgrounds! No medical training is required to sign up. Volunteers must be 18+. If you are interested in learning more or signing up, attend this event! It is a great topic to learn more about. For more information, please visit www.nvmrc.com

REGISTER ONLINE HERE

ASTHMA EDUCATION EVENT 9/17

Posted on August 27, 2018

The Naugatuck Valley Health District is hosting a FREE asthma education event at our office (98 Bank Street, Seymour, CT, 06483) on Monday September 17, 2018. The event will begin at 5:30PM and will include a free dinner. Parents are encouraged to attend this event, which is presented by a Certified Asthma Educator, to have any of their questions answered and also learn about things like:

  • asthma symptoms
  • asthma triggers
  • managing asthma
  • asthma medications
  • asthma action plans

All participants that attend will receive a gift card to Target.

We ask that interested individuals please register by contacting Jamie, NVHD’s Health Educator, at 203-881-3255 by September 10th.

Please read the 9/17/18 Asthma Event Press Relsease for additional information.

National Immunization Awareness Month

Posted on August 27, 2018


August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) and promotes the importance of immunizations throughout each persons life.

You want to pass on certain things like family traditions, a grandmother’s quilt or dad’s love of books—but no one wants to pass on a serious illness. Take charge of your health and help protect those around you by asking about vaccines at your next doctor’s visit….read more here.

Do You Have a Preteen or Teen? Protect Their Future With Vaccines. Taking them to their sports physical, making sure they eat healthy and get plenty of sleep…you know these are crucial to your child’s health. But did you also know your preteens and teens need vaccines to stay healthy and protected against serious diseases? …read more here.

Five Important Reasons to Vaccinate Your Child

American Academy of Pediatrics YouTube Video: Dr. David Hill On the Life-Saving Hepatitis B Vaccine

From the moment you found out you were pregnant, you started protecting your baby. You might have changed the way you eat, started taking a prenatal vitamin or researched the kind of car seat to buy. But did you know that one of the best ways to start protecting your baby against serious diseases is by getting flu and Tdap vaccines while you are pregnant? …….read more here.

Updated 8/27/18.

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