Quit Smoking Protect Your Lungs Against Cancer

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death and the second most common cancer among both men and women in the United States. The most important thing you can do to lower your lung cancer risk is to quit smoking and avoid secondhand smoke.

Prevent Blindness Vision Health and Safety

Taking care of your eyes, and learning about your health, is a first step to preventing vision loss from common eye problems.

Allen County WIC Open during federal government shutdown.

The Allen County WIC office would like to reassure customers that our office is open during the federal government shutdown. All hours are the same as normal operating times.

 

 

 

Welcome To Allen County Public Health Website!

 

 

CDC recommends an annual flu vaccine for everyone 6 months and older. Some of the benefits of being vaccinated include fewer illnesses, doctors’ visits and missing work or school. If you have not been vaccinated yet this season, it’s not too late!  Our tips to stay healthy this flu season include

 

#1 – Get vaccinated; and

 

#2 – Take everyday actions to prevent the spread of germs:

  • Wash your hands often
  • Cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth – germs spread this way.

 

In good health,

Kathy Luhn, Health Commissioner

 

 

 

News & Updates

 

 

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A winter storm warning has been issued. Use extreme caution if you need to travel tomorrow.Winter Storm Warning our entire area starting tonight through Saturday. 4-7” of snow across the entire area. Blowing and Drifting snow expected Saturday with winds gusting 25-35 mph. Turning much colder tomorrow night through Monday ... See MoreSee Less

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Bring your little ones and stop by Allen County WIC, Friday, January 25 any time from 2-4pm to load your WIC nutrition card and try a healthy smoothie!

Remember to bring your WIC Nutrition Card and your photo ID!
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