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#HotHappensFast: Let’s Prevent Hot Car Deaths

According to SafeKids.org, a child dies from heat stroke in a car every 10 days on average. Fatalities have been reported in nearly all 50 states, and 11 months out of the year. That’s because even on a 70-degree day, temperatures inside your vehicle can quickly rise to 110 degrees. Animals, too, are very susceptible … Continue reading “#HotHappensFast: Let’s Prevent Hot Car Deaths”


CDC Interviews YourTown Health’s CEO, Jon Wollenzien

YourTown Health was honored recently when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC) interviewed our chief executive officer, Jon Wollenzien, Jr. In the article, we get to see the personal side of Mr. Wollenzien and also learn how his background in public health law and community health prepared him to lead YTH, a … Continue reading “CDC Interviews YourTown Health’s CEO, Jon Wollenzien”


Tips for Safe Grilling

It’s peak season for grilling out. YourTown Health wants to help ensure that only your famous BBQ chicken ends up perfectly charred. According to the National Fire Protection Association, there are an average of 8,800 grill fires every year, which result in $96 million in property damage and hundreds of injuries. That’s why we’ve compiled … Continue reading “Tips for Safe Grilling”


How To Protect Your Family From The Danger of Dry Drowning

During a Memorial Day weekend trip to the beach, four-year-old Frankie Delgado was knocked over by a wave. He got up, continued playing and had fun the rest of the day. Then tragically, a week later, he was dead. What happened? Doctors told his parents that he drowned from water trapped in his lungs and … Continue reading “How To Protect Your Family From The Danger of Dry Drowning”


Make Water Safety Your Family’s First Priority

Water is a big part of family fun in Georgia and water safety should be, too. YourTown Health would like to share some tips to keep you and your little ones safe this summer: Make sure you always have a designated “watcher” when children are near water. Maintain constant visual contact. Infants and toddlers should … Continue reading “Make Water Safety Your Family’s First Priority”


Fun & Healthy Summer Snacks Kids Can Make

It’s summer, kids are out of school, they’re hungry and they’re “bored”. To help entertain the little ones and give mom or dad a break, we’ve put together some healthy snacks kids can make completely by themselves – some less messier than others. These fun, no-baking activities will not only put boredom on pause, they’re … Continue reading “Fun & Healthy Summer Snacks Kids Can Make”


Get Creative! Tips to Keep Your Family Busy & Healthy This Summer

Ah, summer. Fun for kids, panic for parents. It means a break from everyone’s usual routine, and that can be both good and not so good. Less structure can soon lead to boredom and unhealthy snacking. Here are a few ideas to keep kids healthy and active over their summer vacation. Ideas for Eating Healthy … Continue reading “Get Creative! Tips to Keep Your Family Busy & Healthy This Summer”


YourTown Health Welcomes New Doctor

YourTown Health is excited to announce that a new physician, Marjan Moghaddam, D.O., is joining its medical staff in Senoia. Dr. Moghaddam is a board-certified physician with specialties in family practice and urgent care. She graduated with honors from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2012, and completed her internship and residency at … Continue reading “YourTown Health Welcomes New Doctor”


Spring Time Means Spring Allergies: How to Deal

Spring is a great time to get outside and enjoy some fun in the sun. But for people with seasonal allergies, spring also means sneezing, coughing and itchy, watery eyes. Seasonal allergies occur when your body’s immune system overreacts to something in the environment. That something is usually pollen or grass. Across the country, a … Continue reading “Spring Time Means Spring Allergies: How to Deal”


Want a Pharmacy Program with Free Home Delivery?

YourTown Health is pleased to announce that it is now offering free home delivery of prescription medicine. Medicare and privately insured patients are encouraged to take advantage of our new program that brings the pharmacy to you.   To ensure you get the best care, YTH is partnering with Equiscript, a Charleston-based company that specializes … Continue reading “Want a Pharmacy Program with Free Home Delivery?”