Keeping Wyandotte County Healthy – UGPHD Offers Services for Everyone!

Springtime is here and summer is just around the corner – now is a great time to take advantage of the many health services offered by the Unified Government Public Health Department (UGPHD), so that everybody in the family is ready for a summer full of fun and healthy activities! The UGPHD is located at […]

Get Ready for Spring and Summer with WyCo Parks and Recreation Activities!

Unified Government Health Department Urges People to Get Booster Shots & Report At-Home Test ResultsHealth experts at the Unified Government Public Health Department (UGPHD) are reminding people that COVID-19 is still present in our community – so they have a few tips we can all follow to help control the spread of the virus in […]

How to elminate and prevent home mold

Commentary by Tere Siqueiracc Mold growth is a part of nature.It also is something that should be avoided or eliminated in your home.As the Environmental Protection Agency notes on its website, indoor mold can produce allergies and cause eye, nose, throat, skin and lung irritation, and can even cause asthma attacks.The following tips will guide […]

Get Ready for Spring and Summer with WyCo Parks and Recreation Activities!

The weather is getting warmer and the days are getting longer – it’s time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine – and Wyandotte County Parks & Recreation is here to help! Wyandotte Parks & Rec has just published its Spring & Summer Parks & Recreation Guide, which is a comprehensive guide to all of […]

How to be a caregiver for a sick loved one

¿Cómo cuidar de un ser querido cuando se encuentra enfermo? Cuidar de un ser querido que padece una enfermedad grave o crónica puede ser agotador y desafiante.Si está cuidando a un ser querido enfermo, los siguientes consejos pueden ayudarlo a sobrellevar los desafíos que enfrenta: *Investigar: encuentre fuentes confiables y consulte con profesionales sobre la […]

How to prevent child abuse

Commentary by Chara Child abuse remains a serious problem in America.According to statistics from the organization Childhelp, in the United States, an average of five children die every day from abuse and neglect. To prevent and/or stop child abuse, use the following tips: *Know the signs: A child who is being abused is usually depressed, with […]

Spring is Here! Is That Sniffle Spring Allergies or COVID Symptoms?

Spring is officially here! And for many of us, that can mean seasonal allergies come with the warmer weather. But the sniffles, coughs and runny nose that often signal seasonal allergies are also symptoms of COVID-19. It’s time to reacquaint ourselves with these symptoms and know where to go in case we need to get […]

How to recover from the winter blues

Commentary by Tere Siqueira It is common for the cold, dark days of winter to cause people to feel sluggish and tired. But now that the weather is getting warmer and the days are getting longer, this is the ideal time for us all to regain our energy and work toward living a healthier lifestyle.Here […]