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The 2020 Flu Season Is Upon Us

Every year, we remind you to get your flu shot. However, this year, in the midst of the global pandemic, it is more important than ever to take measures to protect yourself from the flu.

Why a Flu Vaccine Is Extra Important This Year
The flu has symptoms that are very similar to COVID-19. To avoid having […]

Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.

September is National Preparedness Month. With a pandemic sweeping the world and wildfires continuing to burn out of control, the need for family and community preparedness has never been more apparent. While you can’t know when or where the next natural disaster will occur, we advise that you assemble a basic emergency kit and take […]

The Importance of Bike Helmets

According to helmet safety statistics, wearing a helmet reduces the risk of head injury by up to 70%. This should make a helmet a mandatory part of your cycling gear. However, some cyclists still do not choose to wear one. Fifty-four percent of cyclist fatalities are related to not wearing a helmet. Wearing a helmet […]

Why Going Outside Is Good for You

A lot of us spend most of our time indoors working under fluorescent lights in front of computers. Subsequently, we return home and focus on television screens. However, according to research, there is a direct line between outdoor activities and health. Experiencing nature makes us more creative, happier, and healthier. Thus, to improve our physical […]

Don’t Let a Hurricane Catch You Unprepared

Hurricanes can cause widespread damage when they hit. Luckily, there is technology available to track these storms before they make landfall. There is plenty of time to prepare before a hurricane hits, so make sure you’re ready with these tips.

Hurricane Protection
One of the most important things you can do to prepare for a hurricane is […]

Children May Struggle In Silence During COVID-19

Identifying Children’s Feelings During the Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the entire world. Already separated from friends and relatives and worrying about what they see happening at home and on the news, children are at risk and may not know how to express their feelings.
Childhood Fears
Like adults, children may be afraid of getting sick or […]

Mental Health And Coping During COVID-19

The coronavirus is like nothing we’ve ever experienced. So it is no great shock that stress and anxiety about COVID-19, coupled with increased social distancing and isolation, is affecting our mental health. It also makes sense that Americans are feeling more anxiety, fear, and depression, than normal.

Are you or someone you know struggling with mental […]

The Importance of Washing Your Hands

The health-related difference made in washing your hands before meals and after using the restroom
Be aware, wash with care. In all the lands, wash your hands. Soap and water go hand in hand. The list of slogans continues in hopes of teaching the importance of hand hygiene. Although most people learned the basics of hand […]

Brevard Health Alliance Celebrates 15 Years Of Service

Brevard Health Alliance (BHA) is proud to announce the 15-year anniversary of its launch as an independent entity with a focused mission on countywide health improvement. Prior to inception, the Brevard Health Alliance began almost 16 years ago as the three Brevard hospital systems at that time – Health First, Parrish Medical Center and Wuesthoff […]