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

March 9, 2016: Nevada Moves Day is Coming!

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Do you like to move it, move it? Kids across Nevada sure do! That’s why, one week from today, schoolchildren from Carson City, and Douglas and Lyon counties will join others across the state to step, pedal, and scooter their … Read More

March 2, 2016: Childhood Immunization Clinic to be Offered

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. In support of the second annual Early Childhood Expo at the Boys and Girls Club, Carson City Health and Human Services is offering a Childhood Immunization Clinic on Saturday, March 5, from 9 am to 1 pm at the Health … Read More

December 9, 2015: Make Sure Little Ones Stay Safe with Appropriate Holiday Gifts

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. In the holiday classic film A Christmas Story, 9-year-old Ralphie Parker wants only one thing for Christmas: an Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action Two-Hundred-Shot Range Model Air Rifle. His mother, his teacher, and Santa all respond with “You’ll shoot your eye … Read More