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Influenza 2014-2015
What You Need to Know
The holiday season is winding down and flu season is ramping up. Recent reports from the CDC and NY State indicate widespread and increasing illness. Read more..

Enterovirus D68
Is it a cold? Is it the Flu?
No, but it can look like either. Enterovirus D68 causes symptoms similar to a cold or influenza. People with EV-D68 may have body aches, runny nose, cough, sore throat, fatigue and in some cases fever. Most people who get EV-D68 recover on their own. Read more...

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A Healthy Restaurant Dining Initiative

Anyone who has ever tried to lower their fat intake or shed a few pounds understands the challenges eating at a restaurant can bring. One meal out can derail our best-laid plans when it comes to healthy eating. It is not only that restaurant fare is often higher in salt and fat; we simply tend to eat too much when we dine out.

Is it possible to eat healthy when eating out? The Ontario County Health Collaborative hopes its new partnership with area restaurants will give county residents the opportunity to find out. Participating restaurants have agreed to provide healthy options to their customers and assist with raising community awareness about the impact of diet on chronic diseases, particularly obesity and high blood pressure.

Look for initiative signage at your favorite dining spot and ask your server about available healthy options. Read more...

EbolaEbola Virus
Status Update

With the onset of a robust flu season in the United States, Ebola seems to have taken a back seat in the news. Click here for the latest on Ebola.




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Mary L. Beer, RN, MPH
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