• It is important for pregnant women to take care of themselves.  Learn more about the tips and activities that can help make pregnancy as healthy and safe as possible.  

  • Vaccines have been around for a long time.  They don't cure diesase or illness, but they do keep people from getting sick in the first place.  Learn more about the basics on why we need vaccines, how they work and where we can get them in this program about "Understanding Vaccines".

  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a serious disease that spreads to other people through the air from a person who is sick with TB in their lungs.  Because it spreads through the air anyone can get TB.  TB affects individuals, families, and entire communities.  You should get tested for TB if you have lived in a county where many people have TB.  

  • Flu has different names in different cultures but anybody, anywhere, can get it.  In Minnesota, the flu season usually starts in November or December and may last until early spring.  Learn more in this program about how to protect yourself and others around you from getting the flu.

  • Children are naturally curious about fire. When this curiosity becomes experimentation, it can quickly turn into accidents or even arson causing serious injury or even death.Curious children (and adults) can become victims of fire accidents or convicted as criminals for crimes caused by fire. 

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