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NAMI Mulnomah is offering free educational classes

Beginning January 17th, 2019, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Multnomah is offering a 6-week class for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents who are living with a mental illness.

Please view this flyer for more information.

RECALL ALERT; Infants’ Ibuprofen

Tris Pharma Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL, Due to Potential Higher Concentrations of Ibuprofen

Click here to read the full article and the recalled lot information.

Toys to Avoid- Noisy Toys List 2018

As you shop for gifts this season please keep the Noisy Toy list in mind to help prevent risks of hearing loss in children. Please visit the link below to see the full Annual list of Noisy Toys thanks to Sight & Hearing Association.
Noisy Toy List 2018

You may also find more tips and helpful information for protecting your child’s hearing on their website, Sight & Hearing Association

Virus or Bacteria? When does your child need antibiotics?

According to the CDC, antibiotic use is the leading cause of antibiotic resistance. Up to one-third to one-half of antibiotic use in humans is either unnecessary or inappropriate.

Antibiotics do not fight infections caused by viruses such as colds, flu, most sore throats, and bronchitis. Even many sinus and ear infections can improve without antibiotics. Instead, symptom relief might be the best treatment option for these infections.

Learn more about appropriate use of antibiotics below: