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El Dorado County offers low-cost flu vaccines

El Dorado County offers low-cost flu vaccines

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, will begin conducting low-cost community flu vaccination clinics on Sept. 26, with additional clinics offered through mid-November. The seasonal influenza vaccine will be available in nasal mist and flu shot forms at the clinics.

“Everyone 6 months of age or older should get vaccinated against the flu annually for the best protection,” said Lynnan Svensson, Supervising Public Health Nurse with the Public Health Division. “High-risk individuals, such as children under age five, people 65 years and older, pregnant women and people with chronic diseases like asthma, diabetes or heart and lung disease are especially encouraged to be vaccinated.

U.S. HealthWorks Announces Offer to Administer Flu Shots at Sacramento Area Businesses

U.S. HealthWorks Announces Offer to  Administer Flu Shots at Sacramento Area Businesses

To fight the flu this year, one national health care provider is offering businesses an old-fashioned deal – we’ll come to you.

U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group, a leading operator of occupational healthcare and urgent care centers in the nation, said today it is offering to visit businesses on-site and provide flu vaccination shots to employees.

U.S. HealthWorks has a center in Rocklin and four more in Sacramento. To set up a date and time for U.S. HealthWorks to administer flu shots at your business, or for more information regarding this program, call one of these numbers below or visit www.ushealthworks.com.

Watch 'Stand Up To Cancer' on News10 Sept 7 @ 8pm

Watch 'Stand Up To Cancer' on News10 Sept 7 @ 8pm

This year 1.4 million Americans will be diagnosed with Cancer.

Help advance groundbreaking research.  Watch 'Stand Up to Cancer' this Friday from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Leaner Healthier Teen Revolution™ Help Shed Light on Solutions to Childhood Obesity At Event Sept 27

Leaner Healthier Teen Revolution™ Help Shed Light on Solutions to Childhood Obesity At Event Sept 27

To Honor National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Leaner Healthier Teen (LHT) Revolution™ Hosts Free Screenings and Panel Discussions of HBO’s

“THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION: “Children in Crisis!” Documentary

National Teen & Tween Weight Loss Program to Help Shed Light on Solutions to Childhood Obesity during Special Event at Three Stages in Folsom on Sept.

Leaner Healthier Teen Revolution Hosts "The Weight of The Nation" Event Sept 27

Leaner Healthier Teen Revolution Hosts "The Weight of The Nation" Event Sept 27

In honor of September being National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Leaner Healthier Teen (LHT) Revolution, the fastest growing healthy nutrition education weight loss programs in the U.S., announced today that they will host a free screening of HBO’s “THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION: “Children in Crisis!” documentary at a special event at Three Stages in Folsom, Calif. On Sept. 27 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. LHT Revolution is based in the Sacramento area and has licensees in several cities across the U.S., who will be hosting similar events. To RSVP for this no-cost event and learn about local resources to help families get educated about helping their children live a leaner longer healthier life, please register for this limited seating engagement.

Weekly Challenge: Step Out of Your Box and Try Something NEW

Weekly Challenge: Step Out of Your Box and Try Something NEW

 

WEEKLY CHALLENGE: Try Something NEW!   As the summer comes to an end, I have been finding myself in a rut. I am doing the same things on the same days week after week after week and it feels like Groundhog Day. Nothing feels new or fresh? Am I alone? Or do some of you feel the same way too?

This week's challenge is about breaking out of the rut, monotony, doldrums or whatever you want to call it...Trying something new might lead to a fun new hobby, a healthy new habit or even new friends or adventures.

Your challenge: Try something NEW! Try a new workout class, a new recipe, a new activity, a new book, etc.

August 3 Dinner Fundraiser to Support Sacramento Area Feed My Starving Children MobilePack Event

August 3 Dinner Fundraiser to Support Sacramento Area Feed My Starving Children MobilePack Event

ROSEVILLE – A local effort to pack 500,000 meals for malnourished children around the world is holding its first major fundraiser for 2012, a special dinner on Aug. 3 catered by Randy Peters Catering and Event Planning.

All of the proceeds of the fundraising dinner, to be held at Valley Springs Church at 2401 Olympus Drive in Roseville, will benefit the non-profit Feed My Starving Children MobilePack event. The MobilePack is scheduled for Nov. 13-17 at William Jessup University.

The dinner for 200 is being donated by Randy Peters Catering and Event Planning.

“We are very honored to partner with Randy and Lisa Peters for this special fundraiser,” said Kris Glass, the Feed My Starving Children MobilePack event organizer.