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December 17, 2014

Author: Donna Habeck, MD

Take the bite out of winter and protect your skin

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Winter is upon us. If frigid temperatures and dangerous wind chills repeat themselves this season, it’s important to have a refresher in taking care of yourself and avoiding frostbite.

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October 8, 2014

Author: Elissa Halla

Tips for safer outdoor grilling this summer

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Outdoor grilling is a popular activity in Wisconsin’s “warm” summer months. However, summer is also the peak season for foodborne illnesses. Follow these safe thawing and grilling tips to keep your family safe while enjoying cookouts all season long.

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August 27, 2014

Author: Mariah Shaver

Safety important to remember at the county fair

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With the summer winding down many Sheboygan County residents’ favorite event is coming: the Sheboygan County Fair. It is important to remember safety for not only yourself, but also your loved ones at events like this. It is easy to get caught up in the fair atmosphere and forget about obvious safety tips. Some important places safety needs to be remembered are with children, on the amusement rides, and around the animals.

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July 16, 2014

Author: Mariah Shaver

Tips to prevent heat-related illnesses

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With the weather finally becoming nice, everyone wants to be outside. However, the summer heat can be a danger just as much as the cold can be in winter.

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June 24, 2014

Author: Elissa Halla

Small bugs can cause big problems

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The summer weather we have all been waiting for is finally here! After the long and cold winter you may be anxious to get outside and enjoy the beautiful parks, beaches, and campsites of Sheboygan County. Before you run out the door, remember to apply insect repellent to protect your family and pets from insect bites and illnesses common in our area.

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