Tag Archives: Health

How to get healthy for back-to-school season

Does your back-to-school checklist include getting your kids vaccinated? As a parent, making sure your child is vaccinated before the school year begins is an important step toward ensuring their long-term health and abiding by the state immunization laws. Vaccination not only protects your child, but also helps protect the health of classmates, friends, relatives […]

The healthy habit of eating school breakfast

Skipping breakfast … we’ve all done it, especially when we start the day short on time with a long task list for the day ahead. As adults we know how skipping breakfast (including not drinking anything – like coffee or even water) feels – it can lead to headaches, the inability to concentrate, not to […]

Oakland County Health provides tips to residents on how to fight the flu

Influenza (flu) causes more hospitalizations among young children than any other vaccine-preventable disease, and children younger than 5 are at higher risk for serious flu-related complications. Getting a flu shot can reduce flu illnesses, doctor’s visits, missed work and school days, and prevent flu-related hospitalizations and deaths. Taking preventive actions, such as washing your hands […]