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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.

Jul 10

Bicycle Safety

Posted on July 10, 2018 at 4:18 PM by Doug Bolnick

Americans of all ages ride bicycles every day, but accidents do happen. Good protection and properly maintained equipment help ensure a safe ride.





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Jul 10

Backyard Chickens

Posted on July 10, 2018 at 4:05 PM by Doug Bolnick

Raising chickens and other birds in backyard coops can be a great learning experience and provide outstanding sources for healthy nutrition. However, caring for live poultry and their eggs can lead to health concerns.




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Jul 10

Feeding Your Pet

Posted on July 10, 2018 at 3:49 PM by Doug Bolnick

Dogs and cats require different foods to make up their diets. Today's blog provides a look at different varieties of food for your pet and offers suggestions for making meals safe.




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