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Health eTips is produced by the staff of the St. Charles County Department of Public Health. The department consists of three divisions - Environmental Health and Protection, Health Services and Humane Services - that provide a wide range of services focused on enhancing the well-being of this community.

If you have questions about the Department of Public Health or have suggestions on public health topics you'd like to see explored in this blog, please email us.

May 25

Save Your Skin

Posted on May 25, 2017 at 4:12 PM by Doug Bolnick

Although each person reacts differently, everyone's skin can be harmed by too much sunlight. With incidences of skin cancer on the rise, there are steps you should take to protect yourself and your family.

In today’s Health eTips blog, we offer suggestions on how to Save Your Skin from Sun Damage.
Education is essential for ensuring good personal health. For those interested in learning how good health impacts their life, their business and their community, a member of the Department of Public Health canspeak with your group.
Education is essential for ensuring good personal health. For those interested in learning how good health impacts their life, their business and their community, a member of the Department of Public Health canspeak with your group.

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May 12

Healthy Eats Recipe - Chocolate Chip Cookie Dip

Posted on May 12, 2017 at 12:01 PM by Doug Bolnick

Our new Healthy Eats recipe tastes just like the cookies grandma makes.

Our Chocolate Chip Cookie Dip goes great with fresh fruit, pretzels or other dippers for a quick afternoon snack.

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May 10

Energy Drinks

Posted on May 10, 2017 at 2:26 PM by Doug Bolnick

Many choose beverages loaded with caffeine and other stimulants to give them a quick lift throughout the day. However, there can be health dangers and long-term consequences associated with these products.

In today’s Health eTips blog, we ask Is Your Energy Drink Worth the Boost?
Education is essential for ensuring good personal health. For those interested in learning how good health impacts their life, their business and their community, a member of the Department of Public Health canspeak with your group.
Education is essential for ensuring good personal health. For those interested in learning how good health impacts their life, their business and their community, a member of the Department of Public Health canspeak with your group.

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