Tip to Unplug #1

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Get ready to unplug, Greene County! Global Day of Unplugging is sundown March 1 thru sundown March 2! How will you unplug? Follow our daily tips for more ideas! Full Story

Press Release: "Disconnect to Connect" Addresses Digital Well-Being and Adulting for ages 18-25

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XENIA, OHIO – Adulting is hard. Just ask any college student who is trying to navigate their way through classes, fees, part time jobs, and career plans. Or ask the young adult who just graduated from high school and dove right into their chosen career, along with balancing home life, bills, transportation woes, and so much more! Not to mention the young parent who may be raising small children while balancing career goals and childcare. It’s not easy! Finally, add in a global pandemic to their already busy lives, and it’s a recipe for certain mental health issues to rear their ugly heads. Full Story

Press Release: Greene County is Unplugging on March 1, 2024

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GREENE COUNTY, OH —Do you spend a lot of time scrolling through social media, watching short videos, commenting on, or reacting to various posts? Do you have multiple cell phones? Are you documenting every move, event, and emotion on social media platforms and find it hard to get through a meaningful conversation without adding to your story? Are you mindlessly scrolling through YouTube videos, chatting on Discord or other apps? We miss out on the valuable and meaningful moments of our lives as we pass the hours with our faces buried in our smart phones, documenting every move through social media and shielding ourselves from the outside world, where real connections and memories are made. Full Story

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02/19/2024 - Press Release: GCPH Expands Program to Include Fentanyl Test Strips
02/15/2024 - Press Release: "Disconnect to Connect" Addresses Risks for High School Students
02/14/2024 - Health Educator featured on WBZI Real Roots Radio: Here's To Your Health, 2/13/24
02/13/2024 - Press Release: Greene County Board of Health Approves Strategic Plan for 2024-2026
02/12/2024 - Press Release: Agencies Partner for Crib Giveaway Event
02/07/2024 - Press Release: GCPH Launches Podcast, “Public Health Matters”