On March 21 SHIP worked with students from Jordan High School, Jordan Middle School, and Belle Plaine Middle School on Kick Butts Day. This annual celebration of youth leadership allows youth to raise awareness of the problem of tobacco use in their community.
Scott County Public Health offers 3 clinics for people who are uninsured or underinsured. Go to the Clinics tab for more informationon.
Good health starts with emotional and behavioral health. 1 in 5 adults experience mental illness in a given year. The Make It OK Public Health campaign was created with the philosophy: “If we know “If we know more, we can do more. If we understand more, we’ll make it ok.”
Recent studies have found ATM machines and public toilets are equally dirty. Withdrawing money from a cash machine is something many of us do regularly, but how many of us give our hands a wash after using them?
office workers who sit for longer than 10 hours a day at their desk had a 48% increase in risk of death, in comparison to people who sat for less than four hours a day. To counteract this health risk, try to introduce five minutes of activity every hour or talk to your employer about creating sit/stand stations.