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Southwest Health District describes heat-related illness emergency symptoms

By   /  July 2, 2012  /  Health  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Written by Carolyn Maschke Heat stroke can cause death or permanent disability if emergency treatment is not provided, cautions Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant. Knowing who is at greatest risk of heat-related illness, the symptoms and how to respond is especially important during heat waves.

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Health departments highlight effort to immunize infants against life-threatening diseases

By   /  April 13, 2012  /  Health  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Written by Carolyn Maschke   Southwest Health District’s 14 county health departments are joining with counterparts across the globe this month to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases. National Infant Immunization Week is an annual observance that since 1994 has served as a call to action for parents, caregivers, [...]

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