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FLASH tips for winter

The drop in temperatures and more snow falling this week could cause power outages in the area. The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) offers the following tips to keep families safe and comfortable:
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Pet First Aid App available from Red Cross

Pets are an important part of many families, and a new Red Cross Pet First Aid App puts lifesaving information right in the hands of dog and cat owners so they can provide emergency care until veterinary assistance is available. The 99 cent Pet First Aid app gives iPhone and…
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Ottawa County Health Department holds Saturday Flu Clinic

The Ottawa County Health Department is holding a special Saturday Flu Clinic on Jan. 25 from 8a.m.–12 p.m. Appointments are preferred, however, walk-ins are welcome. Flu season is now upon us so it is important to take the proactive approach of getting vaccinated and it’s not too late. Everyone from…
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Ottawa County Health Department Clinic Schedule Jan. 20-24

Jan. 20 Holiday, office closed Jan. 21 WIC Clinic 12:45-4:30 p.m. Jan. 22 Family Planning Clinic 9:45 a.m.-1 p.m.Immunization Satellite Clinic, Oak Harbor, 12-4 p.m.TB Clinic (no appointment necessary) 3-4 p.m. Jan. 23 Well Child, STD and Family Planning 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Jan. 24 WIC Clinic 7:45 a.m.-12 p.m.TB Clinic…
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How to enjoy an outdoor winter workout

Winter is here, along with the temptation to curl up on the couch with a cup of hot cocoa all season long. Chilly temperatures deter many from exercising outdoors, and while some prefer to head to the gym to keep up their fitness routine, seasonal activities can also offer great…
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