Health

Protect Yourself from Mosquito Bites This Summer

By Savannah Tribune | July 03, 2019

This holiday week, whether you’re grilling in the backyard or gathering for fireworks, there’s one pesky neighbor you shouldn’t invite to the party – the mosquito. But unless you’ve taken precautions, these nuisance insects may show up, bringing viruses along with them. Mosquitoes can pass viruses like West Nile Virus to humans when they bite. There have been no confirmed … Continue reading “Protect Yourself from Mosquito Bites This Summer”

Free Computer Classes at African-American Health Information & Resource Center

By Savannah Tribune | June 26, 2019

Free Computer Classes taught by Microsoft Certified Instructors held at the African-American Health Information & Resource Center, 1910 Abercorn St, in Savannah Older Adult & Beginner Classes Keyboarding, Internet/Email Basics, Windows I & II Advanced Classes Word Basic I & II • Excel I & II • PowerPoint Small Business & Personal Use Classes • QuickBooks I & II Microsoft … Continue reading “Free Computer Classes at African-American Health Information & Resource Center”

Do You Have A Primary Care Physician?

By Savannah Tribune | June 26, 2019

Welcome to summer— baseball season is here, and I love watching the Savannah Bananas round the bases at Grayson Stadium. But, what if I told you the Bananas wouldn’t have a manager this season? Yes, no Tyler Gillum. While it’s hard to imagine a team forgoing its head coach’s expertise, many Americans reject that type of support in our own … Continue reading “Do You Have A Primary Care Physician?”

Free National HIV Testing Day Events Scheduled in Chatham County

By Savannah Tribune | June 26, 2019

HIV testing is recommended as part of routine health care, yet many Americans are not being tested as often as advised. Whether living with HIV or not, there are more options than ever to stay healthy. The first step is knowing your status and getting tested for HIV. National HIV Testing Day is an opportunity to normalize HIV testing and … Continue reading “Free National HIV Testing Day Events Scheduled in Chatham County”

Health Department to Provide No-Cost Health Screenings for School Students

By Savannah Tribune | June 26, 2019

The Chatham County Health Department wants to help parents beat the back-to-school rush by offering a no-cost vision, hearing, dental, and nutrition screening from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, at the Eisenhower Drive health department location. Students will be seen on a first come, first served basis. Immunization services will also be available at regular cost. … Continue reading “Health Department to Provide No-Cost Health Screenings for School Students”