Health and Wellness

  Health and Wellness  
COVID-19

For more information on symptoms and guidance for COVID-19, please visit the following websites: 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
https://www.cdc.gov
 

Health Department - Rowan County, NC
https://www.rowancountync.gov/256/Health-Department

 

Cabarrus Health Alliance, NC  - Cabarrus County, NC 
https://www.cabarrushealth.org

 

NCDHHS: County Health Departments


COVID Vaccine information can be found through Health Department sites. You can go to: https://myspot.nc.gov/ to find locations for vaccines.


 

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Flu Season

Have you gotten your flu/influenza vaccine this year? If not, what is the wait? Consider not only protecting yourself but also your loved ones, the elderly, the young and those with low immunity.

Where can you get a flu/influenza vaccine?
At your primary care providers office, local pharmacy store such as Walgreens or CVS

For more information, please see visit your county health department website or click on links below.


Frequently Asked Influenza (Flu) Questions: 2020-2021 ...
https://www.cdc.gov/flu/season/faq-flu-season-2020-2021.htm

 

Influenza Vaccine for the 2020-2021 Season | FDA
https://www.fda.gov/vaccines-blood-biologics/lot...


Depression


https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/depression/index.shtml

(Resource: The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.)


Twelve Techniques for Alleviating Depression
1) Eat healthy
2) Stick to priorities
3) Look for the novel
4) Persist
5) Resolve conflicts
6) Exercise
7) Maintain relations
8) Learn relaxation methods (deep breathing, mindfulness, yoga, tai chi, meditation, etc.)
9) Dispute negative thinking
10) Use downtime constructively
11) Plan special activities
12) Get fresh air and sun


(Resource: The Cognitive Behavioral Workoook for Depression by William J. Knaus, ED.D (2006) p. 38)