Local health Conditions — July 2016

There has been an increase in poison oak, as people enjoy the lakes and trails in our area.  Once the oak contacts the skin, if is difficult to spread to others with direct contact.  However, clothing, shoes, animals can continue to share long after the outing. Swimmer's ear has increased due to the warm weather and water.  There are drops at the Pharmacy that will help you remove the unwanted moisture.  Pain with traction on the earlobe is a sign...

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Local health Conditions — April 2016

The Influenza virus is no longer active in our community.  Eye infections have increased recently.  Strep test confirm a minor outbreak. Seasonal allergies are in full bloom.  Start on Claritin D 24 or similar antihistamine.  Shower frequently to remove the dust and pollen from your shin.  Rinse the nasal passages.  Flonase is available OTC at the pharmacy. Make sure you are using head gear anytime you are on a device with "wheels".

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