Heat exhaustion is not heat stroke. Know the difference so you can take appropriate action the next you or someone else overheats.
Taking the Stress Out of Vaccinations Vaccination is one of the best ways parents can protect infants, children and teens from 16 potentially harmful diseases. Vaccine-preventable diseases can be very serious, may require hospitalization, or even be deadly – especially in infants and young children. Information courtesy of the CDC. 1. Read
YMCA Supports Water Safety with Swim Lessons The YMCA of Central Florida offered complimentary swim lessons for local children through its Safety Around Water event in an effort to decrease the number of preventable drowning deaths in the state of Florida. In the state of Florida, the leading cause of accidental
Create an Exercise Routine That Keeps You Safe The Florida heat is well-known for being extreme. For those of us that like to get outdoors, stretch our legs, and burn some calories, the Florida heat can be a challenge our motivation. Below, are some rules of the road for helping you
Taking Steps to Combat the Zika Virus All across Florida, communities are preparing for mosquito season and making efforts to curb another potential outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus. Here's what you need to know to help protect you and your loved ones. Background on the Virus The Zika virus is an infection spread
It's Important to Stay Hydrated! It’s important to stay hydrated and it can be easy to fall behind in your water intake. In addition to water and other healthy drinks, you can eat foods, such as cucumbers or strawberries, that can contribute to your fluid intake, helping to prevent the headaches