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  • COVID-19 Vaccine: Third Dose versus Booster

    posted by Colette Rossiter on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 What's the difference between a third dose and a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine? Aren't they the same thing? While it's the same vaccine, there are differences regarding who can receive one, what vaccine can be given, and when that third or booster dose can be administered. Clay County Public Health Coordinator Colette Rossiter explains more in her blog and the accompanying graph provides guidance.

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  • Create Hope through Action; September is National Suicide Prevention Month

    posted on Thursday, September 23, 2021 To help raise awareness and start conversations regarding suicide, September is recognized nationally as Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide is preventable by learning the warning signs, starting conversations, and helping individuals with suicidal thoughts and feelings. At Spencer Hospital, we understand that there is a need in our community to ensure that resources are readily available for mental health needs.

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  • Have Fun and Stay Healthy at the Fair!

    posted by Colette Rossiter on Friday, September 10, 2021 Are you planning a visit to the Clay County Fair? Clay County Public Health Director, Colette Rossiter, talks about hand hygiene and other important health and safety tips to make sure you and your family can enjoy the fair.

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  • An OB/GYN's perspective on COVID-19 vaccinations

    posted by Dr. Brian Wilson on Thursday, September 2, 2021 OB/Gyn Dr. Brian Wilson shares insight on the COVID-19 vaccine related to pregnancy and breast-feeding.

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  • Get Your Kids Back Into Their School Routine

    posted on Monday, August 16, 2021 As we prepare for our kids to return to school, we may forget to focus on the following important items that are essential to having a successful year – nutrition, routine, and health checks.

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