May 6, 2015: May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, and Carson City Health and Human Services is proud to work with our partners across the region to educate young people. Through CCHHS’ Adolescent Health Education Programs, the Health Department offers two evidence-based programs … Read More

April 29, 2015: Get Riding, Carson City!

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Now is the time to get your bike out of the garage, pump up those tires, and make sure everything is in good working order, because May is Bike Month! Biking has a lot of health benefits, including increased cardiovascular … Read More

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