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Jessica Gillian – A profile of Strength in the face of Sickle Cell

At the tender age of 4 months old, Freestone County resident Jessica Gillian was diagnosed with Sickle Cell disease.  After confirming her diagnosis, doctors told her parents that she’d likely never have much hair, her quality of life wouldn’t be very good and worse of all that she didn’t have long to live.  They estimated she wouldn’t see her 20s.  Well at 32 years old Jessie, as she is affectionately called by family and friends, has defied all of those predictions…

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Cervical Health Awareness in January

Cervical Health Awareness January   What is Cervical Health Awareness Month? Cervical Health Awareness Month is a chance to raise awareness about how women can …

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Aids Awareness

Aids Awareness   World AIDS Day, designated on 1 December every year since 1988, is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS …

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Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes Awareness   You don’t get really good at dealing with diabetes overnight. But over time, you’ll figure out how to go from getting it …

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness   After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States. Breast cancer can occur …

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HOW TO POSITION YOUR HANDS FOR CPR

HOW TO POSITION YOUR HANDS FOR CPR CPR can help keep the brain and other vital organs alive during cardiac arrest by pushing oxygen-filled blood …

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Fairfield Hospital District Tax and Election Information

FHD tax and election information and documents can be found right at your fingertips! Located under the District button on our home screen, Election button …

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Fairfield Hospital District Voting and Tax Information

The following are for your information regarding voting schedules and Fairfield Hospital District Taxes. Please feel free to contact us with any questions. Notice of …

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August is National Wellness Month

NATIONAL WELLNESS MONTH All during August, National Wellness Month focuses on self-care, managing stress and promoting healthy routines. Create wholesome habits in your lifestyle all …

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FREESTONE MEDICAL ANNOUNCES LOCAL COVID TESTING CAPABILITY

July 16, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For Information – Contact Natalie Myers at nmyers@freestonemc.com FREESTONE MEDICAL ANNOUNCES LOCAL COVID TESTING CAPABILITY Officials at Freestone Medical …

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Arthritis Awareness

Arthritis Awareness Arthritis includes more than 100 diseases and conditions that affect joints, the tissues that surround the joint, and other connective tissue. Symptoms vary …

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Alzheimer’s Awareness

Awareness in June   What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s Disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, …

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