April is Alcohol Awareness Month. This is a time to raise awareness of substance use & misuse. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, people who drank twice the amount of the standard drink size for their gender were 70 times more likely to have an alcohol-relatedContinue Reading

Four Corners Health Department is pleased to share that a new air quality sensor, called a PurpleAir sensor, has been placed in our community. Thanks to a partnership with York Public Schools, this sensor is located at the high school in York. It will help support good health decisions. AirContinue Reading

National Public Health Week is April 1-7th. This year’s theme is “Protecting, Connecting and Thriving: We Are All Public Health.” This theme highlights the fact that “public health is more than just health care. It’s making sure our food and water are safe to eat and drink. It’s also theContinue Reading

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells in the body grow out of control. When cancer starts in the colon or rectum, it is called colorectal cancer. Sometimes it is called colon cancer, for short. Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer inContinue Reading

March 18-24 is National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW).  What does that mean?  That means that each year, we want to encourage people to talk about drug use and addiction among youth. Adults have a big impact on teens, and parents have the biggest influence.  Having a strong andContinue Reading

Do you notice a difference in how you feel when you don’t sleep well? Did you know that there are things you can do to make your sleep better? Sleep Awareness Week is March 10-16, 2024. Good sleep is important for your health and well-being. Here are some tips toContinue Reading

We all have “bad” days. Then sometimes, we have a bad month…a bad year…. What helps a person or child recover from a challenge or trauma, and even have positive growth through it? The challenges we face in life don’t have to decide the outcome of our life. Being resilientContinue Reading

Title: Prevent Yourself from Cancer February is National Cancer Prevention Month. According to the American Cancer Society, over 40% of cancers could be prevented. How do you prevent cancer? Read these tips to find out! Avoid Tobacco: Even if someone has been a heavy smoker for years, there are stillContinue Reading

Many people love to build their muscles. They eat right and pump iron to get to their best. They also make sure you notice how strong they are! Wouldn’t it be great if we all felt that way about our hearts – a very important muscle? We would be activeContinue Reading

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. This month, we not only remind kids to keep their teeth healthy but also remind parents to help keep their child on track. It is never too early to take your child to the dentist! The American Association of Pediatric Dentists suggests thatContinue Reading