A free one hour class available to anyone who has been told by a doctor they have high blood pressure. All participants will receive a free automatic blood pressure cuff. Registered Nurses will teach you about the proper ways to use your cuff and lifestyle changes that can help you get control of your blood pressure. They will also provide routine follow up to assist in getting your blood pressure to goal. Classes are limited to 15 -20 participants and registration is required. One free cuff per household. For more information or to find out if you qualify, please call Community Care Coordination at 445-9232.
Q: When is the Flu no longer contagious?
A:Good question. The rule of thumb is that [you are no longer contagious] when you do not have a fever for more than 24 hours and did not take any medications to help reduce the fever.
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