It happens to the best of us …
Here are some tips to manage STRESS EATING.
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Instructions on How to Make a Facemask
A facemask provides a barrier between you and another entity (i.e., person). Please realize these masks are not a replacement for N-95 respirators and other PPE (Personal Protective Equipment). These masks are meant to be used in situations that will free up N-95 respirators and other masks for higher priority uses.
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Can ticks and mosquitoes transmit the coronavirus?
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Coronavirus Information Resources
Many of you are following the progression of the Coronavirus. We have included some of the information resources available. This is not an all inclusive list, just some of what we are using to maintain situational awareness and shared with one of our cities yesterday.
- Link to the CDC HAN homepage: https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/index.asp
- You can sign up for their email updates and RSS feed. If they have general access conference calls they share the dial in information on their email updates.
- The CDC’s most recent “Update and Interim Guidance on Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Wuhan, China”: https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/han00426.asp
- The CDC’s situation summary on 2019-nCoV: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
- A link to NIH’s official’s discussion on their research/vaccine efforts for 2019-nCoV: https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/nih-officials-discuss-novel-coronavirus-recently-emerged-china
- The link to sign up for the Texas Public Health Information Network (TxPHIN) (Note that Bart Thom is our District TxPHIN rep). https://www.txphin.org/sign_in
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Kids can join too! Walk Across Texas! Youth is an eight-week program designed to help our youngest Texans establish the habit of regular physical activity using a fun and motivating team approach. Each team may include an unlimited number of youth participants, all working together towards the goal of 832 miles to make their way across the state of Texas. We recommend WAT! Youth for schools, after-school clubs, 4-H clubs, and much more! Adult staff and teachers can also create adult teams to compete against the youth. Learn more at Walk Across Texas! Youth