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  • Is it the flu or is it coronavirus?

    It is easy to feel vulnerable because of news about the coronavirus outbreak. The name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. The symptoms of influenza (flu) and coronavirus infection are similar, but these two illnesses are caused by different viruses. People with the flu may jump to the conclusion that they have been exposed to COVID-19. However, it is important to keep things in perspective and avoid needless worry.
  • Arrive alive, don’t drink and drive

    Paul Ahlberg, 81st Medical Operations Squadron certified alcohol drug counselor, speaks to Airmen about alcohol awareness at the 81st Communications Squadron Dec. 19, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. December is impaired driving awareness month. More than 200 people were killed in the state of Mississippi last year in drunk driving
  • Zika and you: Staying safe, staying healthy

    The Zika virus has been, and continues to be, a somewhat steady topic of conversation in the news. While it’s important to note the Center for Disease Control reports there have only been a few Zika cases in Mississippi, the current hurricane season means lots of rain – and rain means standing water, which can be a breeding ground for mosquitoes.
  • The fast track to becoming a victim advocate

    The Keesler Sexual Assault Response coordinator is always in search for new victim advocates to provide support, liaison services and care to victims of sexual assault. If an eligible Airman or Defense Department civilian is interested in joining the program, they can follow these steps to becoming a victim advocate. Determine your
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