Entries by Nancy Shawver

It’s Safe Sleep Awareness Month

October is Safe Sleep Awareness Month, a month that is designated to promote healthy sleeping habits for newborns and raise awareness about sleep-related risks to infants. “At Swope Health, we provide safe sleep education with every parent enrolled in the Healthy Start program, every day – not just in October,” said Ahkeya Howard, Lead Community […]

Time for Your Flu Shot – Don’t Delay!

  Flu shots are now available at all Swope Health locations. You are invited (and encouraged) to come in for your vaccine, which is especially important during the current coronavirus pandemic. “We are very concerned about the upcoming flu season, combined with COVID-19,” said Dr. Jennifer Frost, interim Chief Medical Officer at Swope Health. “We […]

COVID-19: Keep Safe, KC

Here’s a reminder for the Kansas City community about how you can take steps to prevent the spread of the COVID-19. To keep yourself safe: Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Clean hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol (rub hands together until they feel […]