The Importance of Getting Immunized

It is important to get immunized or vaccinated to prevent or reduce disease effects on individuals. Vaccination eradicates or limits the spread of harmful contagious diseases like measles, smallpox, polio, diphtheria, HPV Hepatitis A, B and C, and COVID-19. What is Immunization? Immunization protects people from disease by taking a vaccine to cause an immune reaction in your body, similar…

3 Back-To-School Health Tips

Back-to-school is literally just around the corner, and with everything that’s been happening, it’s essential that we do our best as parents to keep our kids safe and healthy this school season. Let’s look at a few ways you can do this. Provide Healthy Meals Providing your kids with healthy meals will help to give them a good start to…

What you should know about Medicare Scammers

In this post, we will explore Medicare Scammers. It’s something that often happens to the unsuspecting, and it’s quite unfortunate. We want to use this post to arm you with information that you can use to avoid getting scammed. Who do Medicare Scammers Target? Medicare scammers target primarily the elderly; however, anyone can be a victim to their scams. Since…

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW)

Immunization (vaccination) involves protecting people from diseases by administering a vaccine and allowing them to develop immunity against the illness. Even though this week focuses on infants, we must highlight that immunization is applicable to adults too. In this post, we want to share with you the recommended infant immunizations and their importance.

Healthy Stress Relievers During A Pandemic

Mental health is one of the most affected areas of our well-being during a pandemic, as proven by COVID-19. As such, recommendations have come from many organizations, both locally and internationally, on the importance of maintaining our mental stability. In fact, these suggestions are ideal since the constant lockdowns, social and physical distancing, and curfews have been causing many of…

Stay Well with Preventative Care Today

Sioux Center Health stands firmly with our community. Our faith tells us that things will get better. Regardless, we continue to provide the same high-quality healthcare you have become accustomed to despite the covid-19 pandemic. The pandemic has caused a great dilemma across the world. According to the World Health Organization, prevention and treatment services for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) like…

Managing Stress During the Pandemic

What is stress? The National Institute of Health defines stress as “the brain’s response to any demand.” Stress may cause feelings of emotional strain and pressure. How harmful stress will be to an individual ultimately depends on its intensity, duration, and treatment. Pandemic refers to an epidemic that has spread over several countries or continents, usually affecting a large number…

COVID-19 Prevention For Travelers

With the detection of novel Coronavirus, the whole population, across the world, is at a major health risk. The virus has infected millions of people worldwide and the infection rate is still increasing. Being a new viral strain, the scientists are not well-aware of the infectious characteristics of this virus. Therefore, no potential vaccine and cure have been discovered yet.…