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Recent Press Releases:

2024

Jan. 19 – WCHD Reinforces Ohio’s Smoke-Free Workplace Law Changes to Include E-cigarettes

To promote a healthier community, the Williams County Health Department (WCHD) wants to remind businesses and individuals about recent changes to Ohio’s Smoke-Free Workplace Law…  Read more

2023

Oct. 9 – Older Drivers CarFit for Safe Driving

Older drivers often get a bad rap for being a menace on the road, but data about their safe driving practices
reveals quite the contrary.  Read more

Aug. 22 – Paint Recycling Event Was A Success, More Events This Fall

Ohio’s annual observational seat belt survey, conducted by The Department of Public
Safety’s Ohio Traffic Safety Office (OTSO) shows the statewide seat belt compliance rate dropped from
84.1% in 2021 to 80.8% in 2022 – the lowest since 2005.  Read more

Community Talking Points

WCHD Community Talking Points are published on a monthly basis and posted on our website and social media. Sign up to receive this helpful publication via email at:  bit.ly/WCCommunityTalkingPoints

February 2024

In this month’s issue:

  • American Heart Month: How to Prevent High Blood Pressure
  • Jim Watkins’s Parting Thoughts & Retirement
  • Program Spotlight: Enviro. Health & Recalls
  • Free Naloxone Available
  • Regional Substance Use Prevention Breakfast
  • Connect to Thrive: The Benefits of Social Connection
  • Schedule a Vaccine Appointment Online
  • COVID-19 Test Kits for Agencies
  • Talking Points Content Survey

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