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Summer Brings Health Risks

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Summer Brings Health Risks

Summer is the time when all kinds of bugs can get you, including those that don’t crawl or fly. Deb Scholten, who manages the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department in Wayne says food safety can get away from us on these warm days…

Scholten says if you have a sick child, you need to keep them away from public pools…

Scholten says that applies to adults as well…

Noroviruses are the types that have sickened cruise ship passengers.

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A look back at some of this week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.