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Mary Ingvoldstad

Hepatitis C Myth Busting

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May is designated as Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States, providing 31 days to raise awareness of viral hepatitis in the United States. We’re here to help clear up myths about Hepatitis C. Learn the facts: You cannot get Hepatitis C from your own syringe. Hepatitis C does not form from…

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Hepatitis Awareness Month, May 2021

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May is designated as Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States, providing 31 days to raise awareness of viral hepatitis in the United States.  At HOPES, our vision is to create a heathier community and we know that part of our role as a leader in public health is to provide preventive…

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May Is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

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During National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, celebrated each May, the nation turns its attention to teen pregnancy prevention and the great strides that have been made over the last 20 years. While there have been advances in reducing teen pregnancy, progress is still needed to close racial/ethnic and geographic disparities…

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It’s National Infant Immunization Week

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National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is a yearly observance highlighting the importance of protecting children two years and younger from vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs). This year, in particular, it’s critical to ensure that families stay on track for children’s routine checkups and recommended vaccinations — even during COVID-19. A CDC report released in May 2020 found a troubling drop…

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Learn About Food Insecurity and Assistance

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April is Financial Literacy Month, a time to help Americans raise their education on finances so as to avoid making costly mistakes. While it might seem like a strange topic to “celebrate,” the more education you have about finances, the more equipped you’ll be to make smart decisions and even grow…

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April is Financial Literacy Month

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April is Financial Literacy Month, a time to help Americans raise their education on finances so as to avoid making costly mistakes. While it might seem like a strange topic to “celebrate,” the more education you have about finances, the more equipped you’ll be to make smart decisions and even grow…

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Why is it beneficial for HOPES patients to access nutrition services onsite?

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March is National Nutrition Month. Our Registered Dietician, Kate, shared her perspective on the health and wellness benefits for our patients having Nutrition onsite in the HOPES Clinic. Why is it beneficial for HOPES patients to access nutrition services onsite? “As a Registered Dietitian working at HOPES I feel I…

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