Heart Health Protect your heart!

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. The good news is that heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions.

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.

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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