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  • Updated Romaine Lettuce Warning

    Updated Romaine Lettuce Warning

    Based on new information, CDC has revised its warning to consumers based on the origin of the romaine lettuce.
    CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any romaine lettuce
    harvested from the Central Coastal growing regions of northern and central California.

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  • PPDh Offers Live Well With Diabetes at Grace Meadows

    PPDh Offers Live Well With Diabetes at Grace Meadows

    The Pomperaug District Department of Health is offering an evidence-based program for persons with diabetes or pre-diabetes at Grace Meadows, 380 N Poverty Rd in Southbury, 1:00 – 3:30 PM every Wednesday afternoon from December 5 through January 16. The program is offered at no cost to the participants. Pre-registration is required; 203-264-9616, ext. 0.

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  • PDDH to Hold Free Flu Shot Clinic on December 1

    PDDH to Hold Free Flu Shot Clinic on December 1

    The Pomperaug Health District will be holding a flu shot clinic on Saturday, December 1 from 10:00 AM to noon at their office as part of the state-wide Influenza Vaccination Campaign for National Immunization Week.

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  • CDC is Advising U.S. Consumers Not to Eat Romaine lettuce Due to E. coli Outbreak

    CDC is Advising U.S. Consumers Not to Eat Romaine lettuce Due to E. coli Outbreak

    CDC advises Consumers who have any type of romaine lettuce in their home should not eat it and should throw it away, even if some of it was eaten and no one has gotten sick.

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  • PDDH Strongly Recommends Closure of Jackson Cove Beach due to Blue Green Algae Bloom

    PDDH Strongly Recommends Closure of Jackson Cove Beach due to Blue Green Algae Bloom

    The Pomperaug District Department of Health has strongly recommended that the Town of Oxford close the Jackson Cove Beach for swimming until further notice. The presence of cyanobacteria, aka blue-green algae, was observed beginning on August 3rd by the Pomperaug District Department of Health. On August 8th, the bloom was significantly worse.

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  • Pomperaug Health District Offers FREE Live Well Workshop at Oxford Senior Center

    Pomperaug Health District Offers FREE  Live Well Workshop at Oxford Senior Center

    Area residents are invited to join a new “Live Well workshop at the Oxford Senior Center, 10 Old Church Road, Oxford, every Wednesday from 2 to 4:30 pm, August 22 through September 26, 2018. Space is limited for the Live Well series, and pre-registration is required: please call Pomperaug District Department of Health at 203-264-9616, extension 0.

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  • Pomperaug Health District Offers Live Well Chronic Pain Workshops

    Pomperaug Health District is offering two six-week “Live Well” Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshops beginning in late July and adults with chronic pain are encouraged to register for the free programs; call the Pomperaug Health District at 203-264-9616, extension 0.

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  • PDDH Offers Shingrix, The New Shingles Vaccine

    PDDH Offers Shingrix, The New Shingles Vaccine

    The Pomperaug District Department of Health is offering the new shingles vaccination called Shingrix at its weekly vaccination clinics, held every Tuesday, at the Health District office, 77 Main Street North, Playhouse Corner in Southbury. Appointments are required. To receive the vaccine at the Pomperaug Health District a person must be at least 50 years old AND be enrolled in Medicare Part D.

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