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 […]

Editorial: National Mental Health Awareness Month

Suicides outnumbered homicides 2 ½:1 in 2019, reported the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It was the tenth leading cause of death overall and second leading cause among 10-to-24-year-olds.Clearly, more education and outreach are needed — a current focal point. May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. Special events nationwide are raising awareness about […]

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 […]

María Marín: Cómo controlar “el Will Smith” que llevas por dentro

Me atrevo a decir que el actor Will Smith no durmió bien la noche ante de los Premios Oscar; dando vueltas en la cama y pensando en las palabras que él diría si finalmente lo llamaban a recibir el galardón más importante de la industria cinematográfica. Era su tercera nominación a mejor actor y como […]

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 […]