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May 30

Beat the Heat!

Posted on May 30, 2023 at 2:03 PM by Hannah Commins

Blog Title Photos (1)Summer is almost here in Cortland County, and we're excited to soak up the sun and enjoy the warm weather. But it's important to remember that as the temperature rises, so does the risk of heat-related illness and emergencies. In this blog post, we'll share practical tips and essential information to help you protect yourself, your loved ones, and the most vulnerable members of our community.

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May 02

What's in Store for Our Kids?

Posted on May 2, 2023 at 2:30 PM by Hannah Commins

Tobacco Shop

To successfully recruit new young tobacco users and keep as many current users as possible, tobacco companies need to keep their deadly products affordable, accessible and attractive. The industry spends billions to put their products in front of our kids in stores. And the more kids see tobacco, the more likely they are to start using these harmful, addictive products.

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May 01

April is Autism Awareness Month

Posted on May 1, 2023 at 2:48 PM by Hannah Commins

Autism Awareness

Autism is also called autism spectrum disorder or ASD.  ASD refers to a broad range (spectrum) of characteristics, such as challenges with speech and language, social skills, sensory differences and repetitive behaviors.  Because autism is a spectrum disorder, each person with autism is unique.  

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