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Health Topics G-O
Healthy Homes of Madison County is a FREE health and safety home checkup and education program improving the health and safety of Madison County residents.
Health literacy is a set of skills including listening, analytical, and decision-making skills, and the ability to apply these skills to health situations.
Heat Illness (Sunstroke)
Your body normally cools itself by sweating. During hot weather, especially with high humidity, sweating just isn't enough. Most heat illnesses occur from staying out in the heat too long.
Hypothermia & Frostbite
Check out state and national hypothermia and frostbite resources.
Learn about influenza/flu and how to protect yourself.
Browse national, state and county lead resources.
Mosquitos and Disease
While mosquitoes usually are considered a nuisance pest, some species of mosquitoes can spread diseases to people that can cause illness or death.
Oral (Dental) Health
Fluoride is mineral that has been proven to prevent, and even reverse, tooth decay. Residents of Madison County with public water served by Onondaga County Water Authority (OCWA), and the Villages of Hamilton and Morrisville have benefited from optimal fluoride treatment of their respective water supplies for decades.
The overweight and obesity epidemic represents one of the most serious health issues today.
Opioids (Heroin & Prescription Drugs)