We have all heard that mask policies have recently changed in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties – aligning with California state recommendations. While masks are no longer required indoors for people who are fully vaccinated - that does not apply to all settings or business types. Face masks are still required in healthcare facilities, medical & dental offices.
More than 12,000 women get cervical cancer every year. Up to 93% of cervical cancers are preventable. Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination helps prevent infection with the HPV types that cause most cervical cancers.
National Influenza Vaccination Week is a call to all Americans - ages 6 months and older to get their annual flu vaccine if they have not already. Flu continues to be a major public health concern, and during this week, CHC will work to remind people that there is still time to get a flu vaccine to prevent flu illness and potentially serious complications.