Protect your Child with the Measles Vaccine Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus and can be serious for young children. Protect your child by making sure he or she is up to date on vaccinations, including before traveling abroad. California is one of the states listed for increase for measles. Symptoms: Start with a fever A … Read More
Diabetes Health Fair Come join us! We will be providing free screenings, healthy snacks, and raffle prizes for those who participate! When: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Where: Pit River Health Service Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm For more information please contact Karen Toneys, RN Outreach Coordinator at (530) 335-3651.
It is the policy of Pit River Health Service to provide a safe environment that has zero tolerance for violence (threats, harassment, intimidation or assaults). Any threat that expresses the intention to harm a person, or any aggressive acting out (pointing a finger, shouting, hitting walls, instigating fights, verbally assaulting another, vulgar name calling, or physical assault) WILL NOT BE … Read More
Immunizations are important for those of all ages, but children are most vulnerable and therefore it is important to vaccinate your children. The following are five important reasons to vaccinate your child according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Immunizations can save your child’s life. Because of advances in medical science, your child can be protected against more … Read More
Small particles (from wildfire smoke) with diameters less than or equal to 10 micrometers, are also known as particle pollution or PM10, these can be inhaled deep into the lungs; exposure to the smallest particles can affect the lung and heart. Pregnant women, young children and elderly are the most vulnerable to smoke exposure. We encourage the N95 mask when … Read More
A Local Assistance Center will open soon to provide recovery assistance services to residents impacted by the disastrous Carr Fire. The center will be open each day from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, through Wednesday, Aug. 8, at Shasta High School, 2500 Eureka Way in Redding. Representatives from from various local, state and federal agencies will be … Read More
Wildfire smoke can irritate your eyes, nose, throat, and lungs. It can make you cough and wheeze, and can make it hard to breathe. If you have asthma or another lung disease, or heart disease, inhaling wildfire smoke can be especially harmful. If you cannot leave the smoky area, good ways to protect your lungs from wildfire smoke include staying … Read More
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