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HHSA Leaders Discuss Mental Health Services on KFOI

Published December 7, 2018
  • HHSA in the News
  • Mental Health Access
  • CARE Center
What can Shasta County residents do if a loved one is threatening suicide or suffering a mental health crisis? HHSA’s Adult Services Director Dean True and Deputy Director Paige Greene discussed the answers to this question and much more during a Nov. 22 radio program on the local radio station KFOI with host Lynn Fritz. You can listen to the entire program below.
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Press Release: National Expert on Adverse Childhood Experiences to Speak after Film Screening

Published November 29, 2018
  • Press Releases
  • ACEs
To help educate the community about ACEs, the Shasta Strengthening Families Collaborative is excited to announce a national ACEs expert featured in the award-winning documentary Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope will be coming to Shasta County for a Q and A discussion following a FREE public showing of the film. This screening will be held 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, December 6, 2018 from at the Sheraton Hotel at the Sundial Bridge in Redding.
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Press Release: More than 800 People Walked 115,803 Miles during Walktober Challenge

Published November 29, 2018
  • Press Releases
Shasta County participants took enough steps during this year’s Walktober Challenge to make it nearly halfway to the moon. This October, 820 people from 34 different workplaces throughout Shasta County walked 115,803 miles during the month-long challenge, which encourages working professionals to be more active and healthy.
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PRESS RELEASE: Live in a Wildfire Burn Area? Get Rain Ready

Published November 20, 2018
  • Press Releases
  • Storm Season
With rain forecasted to begin falling this week, local officials urge residents in the wild fire burn areas to be prepared for post-fire floodwaters and debris. The next few storm seasons may bring elevated risks of flooding and debris flows and this first season after recent wildfires can be even more dangerous
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WIC and CalFresh Replacement Services Available to Camp Fire Evacuees in Shasta County

Published November 16, 2018
  • Press Releases
  • CalFresh
  • WIC
In response to the Camp Fire in Butte County, the Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency is able to provide WIC services, including replacement vouchers for benefits that were lost or damaged, to current participants who are displaced from the evacuated area. Those who might be eligible and would like to apply for WIC may also inquire at any Shasta County WIC office.
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PRESS RELEASE: County officials encourage attention to air quality due to wildfire smoke.

Published November 13, 2018
  • Press Releases
  • Wildfire Smoke
It’s important residents take the appropriate measures to protect their health and lungs as wildfire smoke from the Camp Fire is entering Shasta County due to decreased northerly winds. Officials from the Shasta County Air Quality Management District (AQMD) and Health and Human Services Agency encourage the public to check air quality levels when making daily plans. Conditions can change quickly and can also vary in different areas of the county based on elevation, topography and wind direction. These changing conditions will continue until the fires are under control, making the habit of checking air quality a practice that should be done frequently.
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