April 22, 2015: Give it a Shot! Childhood Immunizations Offer Protection from Many Serious Illnesses

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. April 20-25 is National Infant Immunization Week, and Carson City Health and Human Services is proud to partner with Immunize Nevada to promote vaccination for kids in our community. Ensuring your child receives their childhood immunizations is an important part … Read More

April 15, 2015: Help others. Help yourself. Volunteer.

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. This week, April 12-18, is National Volunteer Week. Carson City Health and Human Services would like to take a moment to thank everyone in our community who serves as a volunteer, but would especially like to give a nod of … Read More

April 8, 2015: April 6th – 10th is National Public Health Week

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column regularly appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Carson City Health and Human Services’ employees spend every day working quietly behind the scenes to protect and improve the quality of life for our community through disease prevention, education, and support services. That’s our mission, and we take … Read More

April 1, 2015: April is Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Each day, children around the world and right here in our community suffer from abuse. While some have visible, outward signs of their ordeal, such as bruises, scars, and burns, others bear their injuries secretly as they are belittled, neglected, … Read More

March 25, 2015: Better With Age – Nutrition for Adults

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. March is National Nutrition Month, and Carson City Health and Human Services focus on creating a healthy community includes healthy eating and access to healthy foods. As the weather warms, more local fresh fruits and vegetables will be available, but … Read More