Health Information

Health & Safety Update

Flu Season

Click here for more info from the CDC on the Flu and prevention.

Lyme Disease

Rensselaer County is experiencing a high rate of Lyme Disease, a bacterial infection caused by the bite of infected deer tick. Please visit the New York State Department of Health link below for helpful information to protect you and your family from this potentially debilitating disease.

http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/lyme/

Energy Drinks - There is growing concern about the health effects of highly caffeinated drinks. There drinks are very popular with teenagers and young adults, but there is little research on their long terms effects on young bodies. These drinks have quite bizarre ingredients in high amounts and the effects of these ingredients alone, and in combination have not been tested. Click here for more information.

Sports Nutrition: Dairy can play an important role in an active lifestyle, check out the American Dairy Association & Dairy Council for more information on Refuel with Chocolate Milk - http://adadc.com/sports-nutrition.html



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