2018 Flu Update

Due to the recent news regarding the flu across the country, we teamed up with the Portage County Combined Health District to provide you with a local update and some training tools that you can use and share with your staff to help prevent the flu at your facility.

Here is a press release from the Portage County Combined Health District regarding the flu. Click here to view the press release.

Related Podcasts that could be used as flu prevention training tools:

    • Episode 13 – Safety Talk: Flu Prevention. In this Safety Talk, Susan Forgacs, Public Health Nurse from the Portage County Combined Health District gives us some timely tips on flu prevention. (7:50) This episode would make a great meeting ice breaker or tool box talk!
    • Episode 14 – 2018 Flu Update Interview. In this interview, Susan Forgacs, Public Health Nurse from the Portage County Combined Health District answers questions regarding local flu stats and vaccination information. (7:19)

Thanks and remember to stay safe!

Sincerely,

June 16, 2017 – Narcan In The Workplace

The PCSC is excited to be partnering with the Portage County Health District to offer a free Narcan In The Workplace training on Friday, June 16, 2017, 2pm-3:30pm, at Family & Community Services in Ravenna.

This training will:

  1. Explain the current heroin/opioid epidemic occurring in Portage County.
  2. Describe the key components for Ohio’s Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution Program; Project DAWN.
  3. Explain why this epidemic is a public health problem that affects all of us.

Seating is limited to 30. Registration deadline is Friday, June 9th, 12pm. Click here to register today!

PLEASE NOTE: This training qualifies for 1 PCSC Attendance and/or CEO Credit!