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416 Fire Reentry

Mental Health A natural disaster like a wildfire can have a significant impact on your emotional well-being. Take steps to ensure that you are taking care of your emotional needs during this time of crisis: Mental Health After a Wildfire. Public Health Considerations for Residents Returning Home  |  Español Take the following safety [...]

By | 2018-07-27T11:50:47+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Emergency Preparedness, Food Safety, Local Wildfire Updates, Water Quality|Comments Off on 416 Fire Reentry

People deserve to live independently, with integrity

Harry is an 85-year-old senior living alone in his home with neighbors checking in on him now and then.  His children and grandchildren live out of state, and express concerns about his ability to manage basic tasks in his home. They’re worried he might fall and not be found for days. Harry doesn’t want [...]

By | 2018-06-21T11:09:58+00:00 June 3rd, 2018|Long Term Care, SJBPH Columns|Comments Off on People deserve to live independently, with integrity

June is Pet Preparedness Month

Make a Plan Remember, during a disaster what’s good for you is good for your pet, so get them ready today. If you leave your pets behind, they may be lost, injured – or worse. Never leave a pet chained outdoors. Plan options include: Create a buddy system in case you’re not home. Ask [...]

By | 2018-05-31T16:25:12+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Emergency Preparedness, Local Wildfire Updates|Comments Off on June is Pet Preparedness Month

Are you and your family prepared for an emergency?

Given the busy lives we lead, planning for an emergency may not be at the top of your To Do list. However, given the one of driest winters on record, fire managers are preparing for an intense fire season ahead. The Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR) program at San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) can [...]

By | 2018-05-08T13:21:05+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Emergency Preparedness, SJBPH Columns|Comments Off on Are you and your family prepared for an emergency?

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month calls attention to the fact that sexual violence is widespread and impacts every person in this community. Every 98 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. Statistics underestimate the problem of sexual violence because many of those affected by assaults do not tell police, family, or friends about the violence. It is [...]

By | 2018-04-20T14:39:19+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Recent News|Comments Off on April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
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