Monkeypox cases in Fresno

The World Health Organization has declared Monkeypox a World Health Emergency.  The community of Fresno County should know that: Monkeypox is a rare disease and, while many people affected in the current global outbreaks identify as gay or bisexual, monkeypox can spread to anyone through close, personal, often skin-to-skin contact including: Direct contact with monkeypox …

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Free LGBTQ youth hiking expedition

The program provides full-tuition scholarships for highly motivated LGBTQ+ youth from under-resourced communities to attend an Outward Bound wilderness course. Outward Bound  LGBTQ+ courses are designed for LGBTQ+ teens to build community and cultivate self-efficacy through service-learning, leadership development, and self-discovery in natural environments. This course is staffed with Instructors who have lived experiences with and …

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First Aid: The Dos and Don’ts of Minor Injuries

Author’s Note:  The following information is compiled from multiple sources including:  The Mayo Clinic, the American Medical Association, the American Red Cross, and the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians.  The information included in this article is not meant to diagnose, treat, or cure any serious medical condition.  In the case of all emergency situations …

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