Tiffany Termine

News Reporter

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7:24 am
Fri October 3, 2014

St. Lucie County residents can get rid of their household hazardous waste this Saturday.

Items like automotive fluids, insecticides and oil-based paint are considered household hazardous waste.  The city of Port St. Lucie and St. Lucie County Solid Waste will host a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, this Saturday, October 4th from 8 a.m. to noon at the city's Public Works Facility at 450 S.W. Thornhill Drive in Port St. Lucie.

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11:11 am
Wed September 24, 2014

It's time to start thinking about preventing the flu.

Summer is officially over and it's time to start thinking about ways to avoid getting the flu.  Director of Health and Wellness at Indian River State College, Dr. Patti Corey-Souza, tells us about some flu prevention tips.

Indian River State College is offering free or discounted flu shots for students, staff and their families on these dates:

Chastain Campus - 9/29/14 - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (A Building Lobby)

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7:25 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Delving deeper into children's immunizations.

When we aired a story about children's immunizations, we received a lot of feedback.  We decided to do a follow-up story delving deeper into the topic.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Vaccines and Immunizations Information

Vaccine Ingredients

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7:25 am
Thu August 7, 2014

Back-to-school time means time to immunize your children.

It's almost time for kids to go back to school and that means it's time to make sure your kids are up-to-date on their immunizations. 

The Florida Department of Health in Martin County is having a free immunization clinic for students entering the seventh grade this Saturday, August 9th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Stuart.

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1:56 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

Martin County non-profit agencies are coming together to fight summer slide.

Teacher Nancy Allen doing a word activity with the students at the Boys and Girls Club in Hobe Sound.

  Summer slide means summer learning loss.  Martin County non-profit agencies are joining forces to help children in kindergarten through third grade avoid falling behind over the summer with the Summer Slide Prevention Program.

Participating Agencies:

Children's Services Council of Martin County                        

United Way of Martin County                                                         

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