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New COVID-19 variant detected in multiple states

Commentary by Chara The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has identified and is monitoring a new COVID-19 variant, labeled as BA.2.86, the agency announced in August on its website.BA.2.86 was first detected in Israel, the CDC stated. As multiple news agencies have confirmed, there have been some cases reported in the United […]

Don’t forget your flu shot

Commentary by Tere SiqueiraHealth experts expect the flu season to be more severe this year because of increased travel and relaxed COVID restrictions, multiple media outlets are reporting.Translation: Get your flu shot.Getting the vaccine can protect you against severe illness and complications. Research published by medical authorities shows that flu vaccinations significantly reduce the risk […]

Be COVID Safe This Summer!

Summertime is here – and for many of us that means socializing and lots of fun activities like heading to the pool, family vacations or gatherings, cookouts and seeing friends and family. Before you and your family gather with loved ones or friends for these great summertime events, The Unified Government Public Health Department (UGPHD) […]

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!

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 […]

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 […]

Voces Consulares: COVID-19: Do you know where you live?

By Alfonso Navarro-Bernachi You know where you live: address, zip code, county… but in regards to COVID-19, do you know where you really live?Last week the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that 70 percent of the population in the United States lives in areas where the level of COVID-19 is low or medium.Encouraging news, […]