Health And Fitness
Events for the Peer Recovery Zone are held at 800 D Ave. at the Social Service Building on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. You are welcome to come and go throughout the day or stay all day if you'd like. Bring a snack and/or drink, participants must be 18 years or older. Peer Support Centers help to create a safe, caring and inclusive safe space where adults can connect with others who share similar life experiences.
Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC has voluntarily recalled specific varieties of SKITTLES" Gummies, STARBURST" Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS" Gummies due to the potential presence of a very thin metal strand embedded in the gummies or loose in the bag.SKITTLES - Recall Number F-1357-2022" Gummies " Original " Wild Berry " Sour " Original 5.8oz, 2.93oz, 12oz " Wild Berry - 5.
7UP Zero Sugar Lemon Lime Soda 12 pack of 12 oz. can UPC Cardboard Wrap Code: 7800001181 UPC Can Code: 0780790Product Code Date: H1217 CB3WPolar Black Cherry Premium Seltzer 12 pack of 12oz cans UPC Cardboard Wrap Code: 7153700228, UPC Can Code: 7153700110Product Code Date: 12/16/2022 KDCTarget Good & Gather Coconut Pineapple Sparkling Water 8 pack of 12 oz.
By Ricki HallThe more people know about substance use, the easier it is to talk about and guide people in a direction to get help when there is a problem. Talking to teenagers about substance use can be difficult, but it’s a conversation worth having. Right now, marijuana use and vaping are becoming popular among teens. In Benton County, 10% of the 11th graders reported using marijuana.
Description:In response to growing concerns about mental health and suicide, the Iowa Department of Public Health and Your Life Iowa are offering four free webinars focused on suicide prevention education.Objectives● Increase understanding and knowledge of suicide in Iowa.● Increase knowledge of effective skills to provide suicide safe care for special populations.
Last week, the Iowa Pediatric Healthcare Collaborative, a group comprised of Blank Children’s Hospital, ChildServe, MercyOne Children’s Hospital and University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, hosted one-on-one discussions with Iowa families and federal lawmakers. Coinciding with the Children’s Hospital Association’s 2022 Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Week, June 12 to 14, patient families across the country met with federal representatives.
Free confidential screening for HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Hepatitis C will be held at the Virginia Gay Hospital on Monday, June 27, from 1-3:00 p.m.The hospital is located at 509 North 9th Ave. in Vinton. No appointment is needed. Check in at the front entrance registration desk and ask to see Linn County Public Health.
Iowa based community blood centers, LifeServe Blood Center and ImpactLife, along with local hospitals are issuing critical appeals for blood donors and urging community members to donate blood this week. National and local blood supplies have dipped to critically low levels. Currently, there is less than a one-day supply of more than half of the blood types which causes concern for hospitals and patients in need.
Stopping smoking is a difficult process. People may make several attempts to quit before they are successful. It can improve your health and save money! There are many strategies that can be used to support your efforts. Nicotine Replace Therapies (NRTs) include over-the-counter products such as nicotine gum, lozenges, and nicotine patches. These products are designed to be used short-term, to help when your body is withdrawing from nicotine.
Sara Stuefen, DDS, has been elected to a three-year term as the University District Dental Society Trustee to the Iowa Dental Association (IDA) Board of Trustees. Dr. Stuefen received her doctor of dental surgery degree from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, and has been in practice for 12 years at Sara E. Stuefen DDS PC in Vinton. Dr. Stuefen received the IDA New Dentist of the Year award in 2015 and the IDA Outstanding Service Award in 2022.