• Health & Fitness

    CDC encourages more Americans to consider N95 masks | Health & Fitness

    Registered nurse Scott McGieson wears an N95 mask as he walks out of a patient’s room in the acute care unit of Harborview Medical Center, Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, in Seattle. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is deploying 100 members of the state National Guard to hospitals across the state amid staff shortages due to an omicron-fueled spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations. Inslee announced Thursday that teams will be deployed to assist four overcrowded emergency departments at hospitals in Everett, Yakima, Wenatchee and Spokane, and that testing teams will be based at hospitals in Olympia, Richland, Seattle and Tacoma. Elaine Thompson –  

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  • Food & Cooking

    DOH-BAY ENCOURAGES PROPER FOOD SAFETY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

    Panama City, Fla. — It’s holiday cooking season and time to plan your meals. Whether you’re cooking plans include mastering family recipes or tackling new ones, the Florida Department of Health in Bay County reminds you to keep your food safety skills sharp this season. “As we get ready to celebrate the holiday season with friends and family please remember to take precautions to ensure that the foods you are serving and eating are handled properly,” said Sandon S. Speedling, MHS, CPM, CPH, Administrator and Health Officer, Florida Department of Health in Bay County. Most illnesses that occur after eating  

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