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To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate Your Children against COVID: What are the Issues to consider?

“Our adult population in the country and in Connecticut remains under-vaccinated so we cannot attain herd immunity. The virus will continue to seek out our weakest links to survive. Please don’t let that be our children. I urge you to consider the facts and make your best judgement call.” – Dr. Stephanie Paulmeno, Public Health Promotion Specialist, Greenwich Department of Health Continue Reading →

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Vaccinations rates for Covid-19 are dropping. That is concerning.

“So what can alter our downward trajectory? This would be the COVID variants, the numbers of people in our area who choose not to mask or remain socially separated or to get vaccinated. As of yesterday, 36.6% of people in Connecticut were fully vaccinated and 53.5% have had one dose.” – Dr. Stephanie Paulmeno Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Prevention Council to Share Results from Youth Survey on Risky Behaviors

The Greenwich Prevention Council is organizing a Greenwich Community Forum where the Youth Survey Results will be shared to be held on December 4 at YWCA Greenwich from 7:00-8:30pm. Continue Reading →

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Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Greenwich

General symptoms occur suddenly between 5 – 15 days following the bite of an infected mosquito and range from slight fever, headache, rash, swollen lymph nodes, nausea, malaise and eye pain, to the rapid onset of severe headache, high fever, stiff neck, disorientation, severe muscle weakness, gastrointestinal symptoms, coma or death. Continue Reading →

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