National Winter Sports Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness Month

It’s winter and for many, that means snow and with snow, there are plenty of winter sports and fun. It’s an annual practice for many states in the US to host winter games as professional sporting events or just a time of fun for the community and visitors. Although there is much to do, safety is highly encouraged, as winter…

National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dec. 5–11) with the CDC

This year, the CDC has declared December 5-11 as National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW). This has become somewhat of an annual custom aimed at reminding those who have not yet taken their shot that they still have a bit of time to do so. With the winter season, we know that the flu can become quite a challenge for many.…

National Mental Health Month/Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week; May 3 – 9

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, and May 3-9 also happens to be Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week. The Sioux Center Health family wants to spread awareness, improve understanding, and reduce the stigma associated with mental health conditions. Across the United States, over ten (10) million persons are diagnosed with and are directly affected by a mental illness. Others…