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Utilizing Emergency Medical Services The intense focus on COVID-19 leaves many wondering how to handle medical emergencies unrelated to the virus. Some people worry that a call to 911 or a visit to the emergency department will expose them to COVID-19. Others avoid seeking emergency care...

Did you know that Verona has a dedicated group of community and professional volunteer committed to making Verona a dementia friendly community? The Verona Dementia Friendly Steering Committee engages businesses and government by providing resources, training and dementia friendly initiatives. Verona has 30 businesses/organizations that...

Utilizing Emergency Medical Services   The intense focus on COVID-19 leaves many wondering how to handle medical emergencies unrelated to the virus. Some people worry that a call to 911 or a visit to the emergency department will expose them to COVID-19. Others avoid seeking emergency care...

Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick.Key Times to Wash HandsDuring the COVID-19 pandemic, you should also clean hands: Before, during & after preparing/eating food  Before & after treating a cut or wound  After using the...

Positive vs Negative StressWe all have stress, especially during these uncertain times. Negative stress can keep you from feeling and performing your best, mentally, physically and emotionally. Try these three simple techniques for dealing with it. Positive Self-Talk - Lets be honest, we all talk...

Feet usually are not a topic of conversation, but if there are problems or pain with our feet, it can affect our whole well-being. Mobility is impaired when we have foot problems.Your feet must last a lifetime, and most Americans log an amazing 75,000 miles on...

Kidney Facts:  One in three American adults are at high risk for developing kidney disease today.  High blood pressure, diabetes, a family history of kidney failure and being over 60 are major risk factors for developing kidney disease. One in nine American adults have kidney...

I am addressing how oral health has a connection with our heart health. Studies have shown the following:1. Gum disease (periodontitis) is associated with an increased risk of developing heart disease.2. Poor dental health increases the risk of a bacterial infection in the bloodstream which can...