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     Additional videos on our website:
   - Getting Poison Help
   - Generator Safety and Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
   - Prenatal Vitamin Safety
   - Prescription Medication

 

How to Catch a Bat Video

It is important to catch a bat anytime someone may have had contact with the bat to ensure appropriate exposure treatment. This New York State Department of Health video demonstrates step by step how to catch a bat: How to Catch A Bat Video - It is important to catch a bat anytime someone may have had contact with the bat to ensure appropriate exposure treatment. This New York State Department of Health video demonstrates step by step how to catch a bat. Additional information about rabies may be found at:
 http://www.co.dutchess.ny.us/CountyGov/Departments/DBCH/HDotherrab.htm
 http://www.health.state.ny.us/diseases/communicable/zoonoses/rabies/
 http://www.cdc.gov/rabies

 


 

How to Ruin EVERYBODY'S Day
DCDOH YouTube Channel's Germ Prevention Videos

Bob isn't feeling well today, but decides there are more important things. He shares his germs with old friends, little children, and maybe even with people all across the globe. One person really can make a difference. When you are sick, the best thing you can do for everyone is just stay home. Lots of helpful tips to keep you from getting or spreading the flu and other illnesses. Visit our YouTube page at:  http://www.youtube.com/user/DutchessHealthInfo

 


 


Why Flu Vaccination Matters (CDC)

This video demonstrates how flu vaccination can protect your family from sickness, hospitalization and death as told by the families of those affected by influenza. You can watch this video produced by the CDC on YouTube by clicking on the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVeadEehX5U

 


 

Stop Germs, Stay Healthy!

"Stop Germs, Stay Healthy!" and its message to stay home when sick is a public education campaign by Public Health - Seattle & King County that encourages and supports healthy behaviors that are effective in limiting the spread of respiratory illnesses such as colds and influenza.  You can watch the video on YouTube by clicking on the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-dvps5dObI

 


 

Put Your Hands Together

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"Scientists estimate that people are not washing their hands often or well enough and may transmit up to 80% of all infections by their hands. From doorknobs to animals to food, harmful germs can live on almost everything. Handwashing may be your single most important act to help stop the spread of infection and stay healthy." Taken from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Act Against Aids - Get the Facts

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Despite advances in testing and treatment, HIV and AIDS still pose a major threat to all Americans who engage in unsafe sex or drug use, or neglect to undergo testing. We are pleased to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Act Against AIDS campaign.

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Water Fluoridation

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"CDC studies show that widespread water fluoridation prevents cavities and saves money. Economic analysis found that every $1 invested in fluoridation yields nearly a $38 savings in dental costs. Fluoridation protects teeth when delivered through the water supply to children during the tooth forming years and for all ages throughout life."   Taken from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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This is Public Health

Watch the following video, created for the "This is Public Health Campaign" by the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH), to learn about what public health means.  You can watch the embedded video below or click on the following link to watch the video on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bpu42LmLo4U

 

 


 

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Carbon Monoxide - The Quiet Killer

Watch the following video, released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning.   You can watch the embedded video below or click on the following link to watch the video on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGOvPi7CgF0

 

 


 

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Why Don't We Do It In Our Sleeves?

Many diseases are spread when people cough and sneeze into their hands – and germs spread to everything they touch.  The following video shows a better way to cover your cough!

Click on the following link to watch the video on the website of ORL Productions: http://www.coughsafe.com/media.html

 


 

Aquatic Safety

This ABC News 7 – Pasadena special features Aquatic Safety and highlights pool safety steps you can take to provide a safe swimming environment for friends and family.

Click on the following link to watch the video on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWRbfSlXna4

 


 

What is your Flu IQ? (from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

 

 


 

Pouring on the Pounds

The following YouTube video from New York City Department of Health shows what it means to drink sugar.

 

 

A. K. Vaidian, MD, MPH,Commissioner of Behavioral & Community Health A. K. Vaidian, MD, MPH
Commissioner of Behavioral & Community Health
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