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Health, human services help available at United Way’s 2-1-1
On February 11 (2/11), United Way 2-1-1 will join people across the country in celebrating National 2-1-1 Day.

2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember three-digit phone number that connects callers to health and human services available in their community. United Way 2-1-1 also provides resources for people calling to give help.

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There is one New Year’s resolution you can fulfill in just about an hour of time: donate blood.

By giving blood through the American Red Cross, eligible donors can help save the lives of up to three people, and help offset the slump in blood collections that typically occurs post holidays.

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Winter is the time of year for many things; Christmas, New Year’s, and, yes, you guessed it, snow and ice.

That combination provides the perfect recipe for orthopedic disaster, mainly broken bones. Two frequent and common types of injuries that can occur as a result of snow and ice are fractures of the ankle, and the dreaded hip fracture.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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