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What To Think About If You Are Traveling For a Winter Vacation

01/21/21

Even with COVID-19 still infecting thousands of people every day around the world, folks are still traveling from places like Iowa to warmer climates for a winter vacation -- places like Florida, Texas, Arizona, Mexico, the Bahamas, and more. As attractive as it is to try and break up the long cold months with a vacation, there are a number of things to consider when traveling during COVID-19.

When You Are Considering Traveling

If you are considering ...

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COVID-19 Vaccinations On Hold For Phase 1b -- Waiting For More Doses

01/14/21

There are any number of rumors and misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine. Would you be willing to receive a COVID-19 vaccination? Take a minute, click here, and take the CCMH COVID-19 Vaccination Informal Poll:

COVID-19 Vaccinations On Hold For Phase 1b -- Waiting For More Doses

For the past 6 weeks, two different COVID-19 vaccines have been available in the United States. The rollout of the vaccin...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout at CCMH

01/07/21

As the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine begins to be administered to CCMH employees, many Denison and Crawford County residents have called wondering when the vaccine will be available to the general public. Others have called expressing reservations about the vaccine and potential side effects.

To date, 110 CCMH employees with close contact to COVID-19 patients have received the vaccine.  A few employees have reported mild side effects (sore arm, “dull” headache, chill...

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7 Tips to Live a Happier Life

12/30/20

Do you wake up feeling sluggish most mornings? Have caffeinated beverages become a necessity to help power you through the day? If this sounds familiar, it's time to ditch the quick fixes you rely on and develop an energy management plan. Getting started may seem daunting, but soon you'll be energized to keep going once you reap the benefits of a happier, healthier and more productive lifestyle.

What is energy management?

Think of your energy ...

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Have a Safe and Healthy Holiday Season!

12/23/20

The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and isolating for many people. Gatherings during the upcoming holidays can be an opportunity to reconnect with family and friends. This holiday season consider how your holiday plans can be modified to reduce the spread of COVID-19 to keep your friends, families, and communities healthy and safe.

Considerations for Small Gatherings of Family and Friends

Use common sense when gathering with family members and fr...

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HAND WASHING AWARENESS

12/17/20

If the flu season and COVID-19 weren’t enough a reason to take precautions, then Hand Washing Awareness will make you want to wash your hands all the time!

It’s time to get hygienic, people! Making a habit of good hand hygiene is an easy, effective way to prevent infections and sicknesses. If you’re someone that chooses to skip the hand washing once in a while, read these mind-blowing statistics and you might think again next time!