CPN and you — help kick the flu

By Crystal Marcum, BSN, RN, CPN Health Services, Public Health Nurse Flu season is almost upon us! While seasonal influenza viruses can be detected at any time of the year, flu viruses are most common in the fall and winter, usually with an increase starting in October. Citizen Potawatomi Nation Health Services is gearing up Read More »

Vaccinate your way to a healthy heart

  Submitted by Lisa Vernon, RN, Public Health Maintaining a healthy heart is important as you age. The health of your heart controls your physical activity, your social life and your emotions. Most of us have heard of the need for weight control, routine exercise and a healthy diet to care for our heart, but Read More »

CPN helps immunize Pottawatomie County

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone age six months and older receive a flu shot each fall. Every year, millions of people are vaccinated, and Citizen Potawatomi Health Services hosted a community drive-thru vaccination clinic Oct. 7 that added about 1,000 people to that number. The typical influenza season lasts from Read More »