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NEWS & ALERTS

Seasonal Influenza Prevention Tips

# 1 TIP – WASH YOUR HANDS!
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Flu shots will be available by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Please make a note of this and call for an appointment as necessary.

Influenza vaccinations are available for

  • uninsured children or children that have Medicaid or Badgercare free of charge
  • Adults for $35.00, or we can bill Medicare Part B for the vaccine. 

 

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM MOSQUITOS!

MORE INFORMATION HERE AND HERE

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Please note this serious warning!

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1 in3 American adults has prediabetes – a condition that places you at high risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes.
But with a few small changes to your EATING HABITS and MORE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, it can often be reversed!
And if you smoke, now is the time to quit and realize the benefits of being smoke-free!!
Learn more about how to reverse prediabetes here

 

 

SCHOOL NEWS

Better Health=Better Learners. Having healthy choices at school helps keep our children healthy and ready to learn. The school wellness policy helps our school create an action plan for nutrition and physical activity at school.  Parents can share their opinions and help make sure the policy is meeting the needs of our students. Please check out our school wellness policy at http://www.sdsm.k12.wi.us/for_families/school_nutrition/resources.

If you would like to share feedback or join our wellness committee, please contact Karen Stichart, Director of School Nutrition Services at

kstichart@sdsm.k12.wi.us or by calling 414-766-5135

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 Check out the city map to locate a route in your neighborhood!
Routes attempt to follow sidewalks as much as possible.
Southwest Double Loop – 2.26 mi. (1)
Northwest Block Loop – 2.2 mi. (2)
Northeast Block Loop – 1.86 mi. (3)
Grant Park Hike – 4.54 mi. (4)
Oak Leaf via 15th Avenue – 2.27 mi. (5)
Southeast Lakeview Loop – 1.96 mi. (6)
Hills Challenge Loop – 1.81 mi. (7)
Central Downtown and Library Loop – 2.35 mi. (8)

More hiking options in Grant Park and other County Parks may be found on the County Parks website page..to view click here.

 

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Visit the Immunization Requirements to check that your child is up to date on school required immunizations.
Contact the Health Department if you have any questions or need assistance obtaining vaccinations.

Vaccines give parents the safe, proven power to protect their children form 14 serious diseases before they turn 2 years old. 

Follow the recommended schedule shown here.
For more information, view vaccine fact sheets.

The South Milwaukee Health Department will provide Tdap vaccinations to anyone needing it for $10.  Children needing other vaccinations may receive them at the Health Department if they are on State Insurance, or uninsured.  Please call 414-768-8055 for more information or to make an appointment.

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