May 4, 2016: Today is National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Today, May 4th is the National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, part of a month-long effort to bring awareness to the issues surrounding teen pregnancy in the United States. Carson City Health and Human Services is proud to work with … Read More

April 27, 2016: Know your Status – Get Tested

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Carson City, it’s time to talk about something personal, it’s time to address a taboo subject. Sexual health is part of overall well-being, and we need to have “the talk”. Don’t be embarrassed. Carson City Health and Human Services is … Read More

April 27, 2016: 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. National Infant Immunization Week, taking place this week, is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrate the achievements of immunization programs and their partners in promoting healthy communities. Since 1994, hundreds of … Read More

April 20, 2016: Why is Community Health Improvement Planning Important?

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Beginning in the fall of 2010, Carson City Health & Human Services and other community partners, such as Partnership Carson City, Carson Tahoe Health and the Nevada Public Health Foundation, came together to initiate community health improvement planning efforts in … Read More

April 13, 2016: Community Health Improvement – Share your Thoughts!

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Beginning in the fall of 2010, Carson City Health & Human Services and other community partners, such as Partnership Carson City, Carson Tahoe Health and the Nevada Public Health Foundation, came together to initiate community health improvement planning efforts in … Read More