May 18, 2016: Strong as One. Stronger Together. National Prevention Week for Behavioral Health and/or Substance Abuse Disorders

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. This week, Carson City Health & Human Services is observing National Prevention Week (May 15–21) for behavioral health and/or substance abuse disorders, an awareness initiative developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The overall theme for … Read More

May 11, 2016: National Womens’ Health Week

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. National Women’s Health Week kicked off on Mother’s Day. This week presents a great opportunity to bring awareness to health issues facing women, and to encourage women of all ages to seek healthcare for routine screenings and chronic issues, adopt … Read More

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