November 12, 2008 RSS feed / Health

Nursing Home News

The residents enjoyed another fun-filled week at the Nursing Home. Mr. Charles was with us as always to bring our Sunday School lesson. Members from Union Baptist came Sunday afternoon. Ms. Mae Adkins gave our Bible study Monday morning. More...

Seniors enjoy Halloween party

The annual Halloween Party was recently held at the Senior Center in Colquitt. There were fun, games and special treats for everyone to take home. The costume contest was a lot of fun. More...

STROKE...Think Fast!

It's a myth that strokes only hit the elderly: 25% occur in people younger than 65. If you think you or someone you are with might be having a stroke, use this checklist, fast. FACE: Is it numb? Does the smile suddenly sag or droop on one side? More...

Know your ABCs during American Diabetes Month

ATLANTA (GA) - November is American Diabetes Mont,h and the Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health, encourages individuals across the state to learn more about diabetes and get tested if they believe they are at risk for More...

New flu shots to cover more strains

This year's flu shot to cover seasonal influenza soon will rear its ugly head across the country, and area health care clinics are offering vaccines that will protect against two strains of the illness that last season's shots did not. More...