PHU2 Actions of the Week

CHRONIC DISEASE

7/16/18

SCREEN YOUR SKIN

Skin cancer may be prevented through early detection. Routinely check your skin for new spots.

DRUG AND ALCOHOL

7/9/18

ARRIVE ALIVE, DON'T DRINK AND DRIVE
Every 51 minutes, someone is killed in a drunk driving crash.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

7/2/18

CARRY IN, CARRY OUT

Keep our beaches clean by throwing your garbage in designated trash bins.

COMMUNICABLE DISEASE

6/25/18

KNOW YOUR STATUS

Get tested this week to know your HIV status. Call 732.341.9700 ext.7604 for information on free testing.

COMMUNICABLE DISEASE

6/18/18

VACCINATE YOUR PETS

Please call the Northern Ocean Animal Facility at (732) 657-8086 or the Southern Facility at (609) 978-0127 for a free rabies vaccine today.

MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH

6/11/18

INTRODUCE HEALTHY FOODS.

Good nutrition in the first two years of life are vital for healthy child development.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

6/04/18

KEEP CALM AND TREAD ON.

If you're caught in a rip current, stay calm and swim parallel to the shore line.

CHRONIC DISEASE

5/28/18

BE A QUITTER!

Participate in "World No Tobacco Day" on May 31, 2018.

CHRONIC DISEASE

5/21/18

BEAT THE HEAT!

Lower your risk of a heat-related illness by staying hydrated on hot days.

DRUG AND ALCOHOL

5/14/18

AVOID DRUGS AND ALCOHOL WHILE PREGNANT

Protect your child and prevent drug and alcohol related birth defects by avoiding drugs and alcohol.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

5/7/18

WATCH YOUR BACK

Maintaining good posture helps prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders.

CHRONIC DISEASE

4/30/18

APPLY SUNSCREEN IN THE MORNING AND REAPPLY EVERY FEW HOURS WHILE YOU ARE EXPOSED TO THE SUN

Skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the United States.

COMMUNICABLE DISEASE

4/23/18

DON'T FORGET TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FOR YOUR CHILD'S IMMUNIZATIONS THIS WEEK!

Through immunization, we can now protect infants and children from 14 vaccine-preventable diseases before age two.

CHRONIC DISEASE

4/16/18

INCLUDE ONE OR MORE SERVINGS OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES IN A MEAL THIS WEEK

Eating a healthier diet can reduce the risk of future chronic Diseases.

DRUG AND ALCOHOL

4/9/18

TALK TO YOUR TEENS ABOUT THE NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF DRUGS AND ALCOHOL

Talking to your children about drugs and alcohol can reduce the risk of them participating in the future.

COMMUNICABLE DISEASE

4/2/18

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FOR YOUR FLU SHOT

It is important to get your flu shots to protect yourself and reduce your risk of getting sick.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

3/26/18

CHECK IF YOUR CLEANING SUPPLIES AND MEDICATIONS ARE OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

It is important to keep poisons that may resemble drinks and juices that will harm your children out of reach.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

3/19/18

DON’T MIX RECYCLING AND GARBAGE IN THE SAME CONTAINERS

Protect the environment that you live in and stop pollution by recycling and reducing unnecessary waste.