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Posted on: September 4, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Galveston County Health District monthly newsletter, Pulse of the District, is now available

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The latest issue of the Galveston County Health District (GCHD) monthly newsletter, Pulse of the District, is now available. Read about National Preparedness Month and how you can get ready now for when disasters strike, rising childhood obesity rates, how to prevent food poisoning while dining out and the Galveston County Animal Resource Center’s (ARC) successful Clear the Shelters adoption event this month. Did you know ARC hosts a monthly low-cost vaccination clinic? Learn more about it in this month’s Pulse of the District. There are also photos from the EMS school supply drive and WIC’s World Breastfeeding Month celebration. 

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Also available is the latest issue of The Coastal Wave, the Coastal Health & Wellness (CHW) monthly newsletter. This month’s issue includes information on living a healthy lifestyle as you age, how parents can prepare for head lice outbreaks and a feature on Dr. Rispba McCray-Garrison, a family physician at CHW who recently published her first children’s book, “Sylvander Finds a Gift of True Happiness.” You can also learn more about counseling services and the patient portal available at CHW.

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Have you checked out the news section of Galveston County Health District's website? Visit for the latest information on how GCHD protects the optimal health and well-being of Galveston County.

For information: 

Ashley Tompkins

Director of Communications

Galveston County Health District

409-938-2211 (o)

409-354-5501 (c) | facebook | twitter

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