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September 17, 2018

Now that school’s back in session, much of the community’s focus has been on the young tikes of Taylor County. I get it. They are the future of Taylor County, after all.

But it’s always about the kids, isn’t it? Sometimes adults just need a break to talk about adult stu...

September 17, 2018

As a representative of the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department, it’s my job to keep the community updated on things that can affect you and your family’s health. Unfortunately, it’s time to discuss an upcoming virus that can cause sickness, and even death. That’s r...

August 23, 2018

A couple weeks ago I wrote about how important it is to monitor and take control of your children’s health. As parents you already know how important it is to monitor your child’s nutrition, physical activity level, and hygiene patterns. But there is an additional aspe...

August 16, 2018

The Grafton-Taylor County Health Department offers a variety of services through departments such as: Public Health, Home Health, Environmental Health, Threat Preparedness, Behavioral Health, Harm Reduction, and more.

One of our most important programs – Environmental H...

August 9, 2018

We all know that nutrition is extremely important. The food we put into our bodies drastically affects our health. Bad nutrition can cause a significant amount of problems. But good nutrition can help with weight management, prevention of diseases, and promotion of ove...

July 26, 2018

Can you believe that July is almost over? As usual, the summer has just flown by and before we know it, it’s going to be time for school again. Speaking of going back to school – have you started preparing for the upcoming school year? It might seem a little early for...

July 18, 2018

Did you know that July is Ultraviolet Radiation Awareness Month? To be honest, I didn’t either. Shame on us! Every year in July health organizations such as Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) use their online presence to inform the public about the danger...

July 11, 2018

I don’t know about you guys, but this heat has been killing me! I’m already eager for Fall to get here. This heat wave is good for one thing though… pool parties! And you know what’s even better than a pool party? A cookout pool party! If you’re anything like me and my...

June 27, 2018

If you have kids, you know how hard it can be to juggle the many responsibilities that come with parenthood. Everyday life is busy enough without adding soccer practice, doctor’s appointments, and play dates. Fortunately for you, the Grafton-Taylor County Health Depart...

June 14, 2018

It’s that time of year again! The pools are open and the line for the diving board is long. Kids and adults alike are eager to jump in to their pools and let off a little steam.

Did you know that swimming is one of the most popular physical activities in the United Stat...

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