Texas Perinatal Association Accepting Grants

 The Texas Perinatal Association (TPA) is a not-for-profit multidisciplinary organization whose mission is to promote continuing improvement in the quality of healthcare from preconception through infancy in the State of Texas.  Grant Applications are currently being accepted.

 

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June is National Safety Month

Every 3 minutes, someone dies from something that is 100% preventable. National Safety Month is a call to action to reverse this trend and ensure that #No1GetsHurt. National Safety Month, sponsored by the National Safety Council, focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the roads and in our homes and communities.

Each week in June, the National Safety Council will be providing downloadable resources highlighting a different safety topic

  • Week 1: Emergency Preparedness
  • Week 2: Wellness
  • Week 3: Falls
  • Week 4: Driving

Do you know the biggest dangers facing your family? Find out, get your safety checkup today.

Free NSC First Aid, CPR & AED Online course when you register between June 1 - June 10, 2018. Click on the "New Student" button and use Access Code: NSM2018. Availability is limited, so register early!

Check out these tips for using medicine safely from fda.gov.

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June 27 - National HIV Testing Day

 Perinatal HIV transmission, also known as mother-to-child transmission, can happen at any time during pregnancy, labor, delivery, and breastfeeding. CDC recommends that all women who are pregnant or planning to get pregnant take an HIV test as early as possible before and during every pregnancy. Learn more about HIV and pregnancy from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) by clicking here. 

Get tested for HIV or talk to your health care provider about HIV testing. Knowing your HIV status gives you powerful information to help keep you and your partner healthy. To find a testing site near you: