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2018-06-27T23:24:15-07:00June 27th, 2018|

Soft Drink Facts:                                             Regular soft drinks are filled with calories and have excessive amounts of sugar. Drinking soda actually causes your body to become dehydrated. Caffeine is a diuretic and will cause you to make more trips to the restroom. The acid in soda can wear away the enamel of your teeth. The phosphorous in [...]

New Medicare Card, Same Old Scams

2018-06-18T22:38:23-07:00June 18th, 2018|

Medicare is mailing new, more secure Medicare cards with a Medicare number that’s unique to every person with Medicare.  Medicare is getting rid of the old card because the old Medicare number was based on a person’s social security number. Scammers sometimes use Social Security numbers to try to steal someone’s identity, open new credit [...]

Oral Health Affects Your General Health

2018-06-16T19:29:03-07:00June 16th, 2018|

Summer vacation time is here. Don't slip into vacation mode when it comes to oral health care. Your oral health affects your overall health. Oral health problems are also more likely with certain diseases or medical conditions. Oral Health and Nutrition If you have problems like missing teeth or tender gums, it can affect your [...]

Understanding Health Insurance Lingo

2018-06-02T21:50:34-07:00June 2nd, 2018|

Health Insurance lingo can be confusing.  As a result, understanding your benefits and what you may owe out of pocket can be difficult.  In order to make sure you are using your coverage effectively, it is important to understand some key health insurance terms. To better understand your health insurance, be aware of these terms: [...]

May is Mental Health Month

2018-05-30T00:41:26-07:00May 30th, 2018|

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally –it’s important to pay attention to both your physical health and your mental health in order to help you achieve overall wellness. May is Mental Health Month; Shingletown [...]

Preventing Bullying – it’s up to all of us!

2018-05-30T00:39:15-07:00May 30th, 2018|

Parents, school staff, and other caring adults have a role to play in preventing bullying. We can help kids understand bullying. Talk about what bullying is and how to stand up to it safely. Tell kids bullying is unacceptable. Make sure kids know how to get help Keep the lines of communication open. Check in [...]

Warning Signs of Bullying?

2018-05-01T23:01:54-07:00May 1st, 2018|

There are many warning signs that may indicate that someone is affected by bullying—either being bullied or bullying others. Recognizing the warning signs is an important first step in taking action against bullying. Not all children who are bullied or are bullying others ask for help. It is important to talk with children who show [...]

Congratulations, Kendra Mitchell

2018-04-23T19:34:12-07:00April 23rd, 2018|

The CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award, given jointly by the CDC Foundation and CDC, honors individuals who are doing an exemplary job or going above and beyond to promote childhood immunizations in their communities. We would like to congratulate one of Shingletown’s own.  Kendra Mitchell was selected as a California Champion! Kendra Mitchell                                   Vaccine Coordinator [...]

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

2018-04-18T22:58:57-07:00April 18th, 2018|

Please join us to “Say Something, Do Something for Kids,” by promoting and strengthening child abuse prevention efforts.  Children are the foundation of our society, our community and our future. Children raised in loving and supportive environments are more likely to prosper academically and financially, becoming successful, contributing members of society. What is Child Abuse [...]

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