COVID-19 immunizations available at home

The Farmington Valley Health District, in conjunction with the Farmington Valley Visiting Nurse Association, will provide COVID-19 vaccinations to any individual 18 years old and up who is unable to attend public clinics.

COVID-19 Vaccines: Just The Facts

Vaccines to prevent COVID-19 are currently the best hope for ending the pandemic. Knowing the benefits, how they work, possible side effects, and the importance of continued infection prevention steps is essential in this goal.

Sleep and Health

The amazing and somewhat sad reality is that the sleep industry is a $32 billion market, and we still aren’t sleeping. As a culture, we have become quite crazed with purchasing almost anything to help us sleep.

Flu immunizations are critical this year

With the flu season upon us during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is doubly essential to lessen the risk of getting the flu. In a typical year, flu is seen from fall to early spring, with varying degrees of severity.

Second half of 2020—what now?

As we walk tentatively into the summer months, we are faced with the great desire to go back to normal as well as hesitation to trust that all is well. Cautious optimism seems to be the healthiest way to move forward, always with an eye and ear to new developments.

COVID-19—Coping, caring and moving forward

What just happened? Is it even possible to describe the last two months and the impact the global pandemic has had on each of us, our communities, the state, the nation and the world?