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Let’s talk about Lyme disease. . .

Health & Wellness Staying Safe

It’s summer. You’re hiking, you’re camping, you’re living your best summer life. So let’s talk about Lyme disease. Lyme disease comes from a bacterial infection transmitted via the bite of certain ticks, most especially the black-legged tick aka the deer tick. It’s very common in North America and Europe’s summer months. Early signs of infection

Confused about when to mask up?

Masks Staying Safe

Confused about when to #MaskUp these days? We like this infographic from NPR‘s Goats & Soda highlighting several situations when you might want to continue mask-wearing if vaccinated, including…IF YOU FEEL LIKE IT! h/t Impact. Link to Goats and Soda Article Credit: Malaka Gharib/NPR Link to Original FB Post

Why does social distancing work?

Staying Safe

Q: Is this just another rule, or is there science behind it? A: Social distancing works to stop the spread of germs that are airborne after a cough, sneeze, singing, or even speaking. Some argue that the parameters are based on older science models. Newer models suggest that distances longer than 6 ft (2m) are