Category Archives: Health & Medical

Heart Walk Kick Off Next Week

The kick-off for the American Heart Association’s walk is next week from noon to one at Calvary Baptist in Alexandria. Read More →

Many Take Advantage of Drive-Thru Flu Shots

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Many people took advantage of their own Halloween treat tonight with inexpensive or free flu shots. Public health unit nurses Read More →

Flu Shots Offered Tomorrow at Health Unit

Medical experts say it’s easy to get your flu shots now. Tomorrow, just take your insurance cards and drive through, Read More →

Local American Heart Assoc. Honors Forward-Thinking Children

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Ladies from the American Heart Association local chapter honor some forward-thinking children today. They’re members of the Circle of Red, Read More →

Cabrini, Rapides Regional Recognized for Healthy Baby Efforts

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Cabrini and Rapides Regional are recognized for their efforts in giving babies a healthy start in life. This banner was Read More →

Local Health, Law Enforcement Participate in Ebola Exercise

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An Ebola exercise is done with local health and law enforcement agencies. It’s a tabletop test to see if each Read More →

Local Restaurant Recognized at First “Well Spot” in Alexandria

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The head of the state’s largest department, Health and Hospitals, is in Alexandria today. Secretary Kathy Kliebert is recognizing all Read More →

Peanut Dog May Help Girl with Severe Allergies

Every three minutes, a food allergy reaction sends someone to the emergency room. Research shows food allergies are on the Read More →

“Well Ahead” Program Unveiled Today

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A new program is unveiled to help the people of Louisiana make healthier choices. It’s called “Well Ahead” and it’s Read More →

Ride For Your Life Aims to Raise Motorcycle Awareness

The “Ride For Your Life” is Saturday to help raise motorist awareness of bikers on the road. It’s sponsored by Read More →