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Spring Cleaning

Can’t get enough Marie Kondo? As you’re #tidyingup, keep in mind that harsh chemicals can trigger asthma and allergy symptoms. Here’s how to make your own cleaning supplies safer! #springcleaning

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Interested in Learning about the Health of the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe?

The Forest County Potawatomi Community Health Department wants to improve the health of the FCP Community. In order to be effective in what we do, we understand that we must be aware of the health challenges the community is facing, what barriers are causing unhealthy behaviors and most importantly, what we can do as a department to promote and encourage healthy lifestyles and overall well-being.

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National Colorectal (Colon) Cancer Awareness Month

The American Cancer Society estimates that 1 in 22 men and 1 in 24 women will develop colorectal (colon) cancer in their lifetime. It is the fourth most common cancer in the USA. There are roughly one million Americans currently living with colon cancer. Colon cancer has few symptoms when it is developing in your body, and it can be caught early with regular screenings.

Seasonal Depression

Seasonal Depression

The “winter blues” also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a subtype of depression that occurs the same time every year. In Wisconsin, this tends to happen to individuals during the winter months. However, seasonal depression can occur in summer or spring months, but it is less common.

Winter Driving

With the snow still coming down and breaking snowfall records, driving in snow can be dangerous and tricky. Winter driving feeling slippery and unpredictable? #winterdriving Brush up on these driving safety tips

Ice Fishing Safety

Heading to the ice fishing shanty this weekend? Even though the ice is frozen, fish can still take in pollutants from their environment and food. If you eat your “catch of the day”, follow these tips for eating safe fish