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Hurricane Florence, Hurricane preparedness, New Bern NC, Eastern NC, CCHC Health Care
Hurricane Preparedness

This week our area of the North Carolina coast is being impacted by Hurricane Florence. Predicted to hit the coast of North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia Thursday night or Friday morning. The storm will likely produce high winds, rough seas, and torrential rainfall, which will cause flooding on the coast due to the storm…

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labor day, labor day health tips, CCHC, New Bern NC
Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day from all of us at CCHC!! It’s the last official weekend of summer, and as we all head to the pool, beach, lake or to a great backyard barbecue, don’t put your health on the back burner. Here are some quick tips to make the most of your Labor Day celebrations! If…

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When “Feeling the Burn” is NOT a Good Thing

Sunburns may seem like a given after a day at the beach, but you should really consider them potentially harmful wounds. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in this country, and UV light exposure is its most preventable risk factor. So why, in 2014, did one-third of surveyed adults report suffering a sunburn? According…

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Learn to Spot (and Survive) Dangerous Rip Currents

National Rip Current Awareness Week is June 3-9 School ends this week for most children in our area and that means more weekend trips to the beach to enjoy the sand and waves. On these trips parents always make sure to pack plenty of sunscreen, water, snacks, and a few extra towels—we don’t want anyone…

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