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A healthcare professional puts pressure over the site of an injection after providing a flu vaccine to a patient during a community influenza vaccination event held by Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.
Learn How to Combat Illnesses
A healthcare professional puts pressure over the site of an injection after providing a flu vaccine to a patient during a community influenza vaccination event held by Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.
Zika is spread primarily by the bite of mosquitoes (Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus). The risk of Zika is of greatest concern for pregnant women, who can pass Zika to their developing fetus if infected during pregnancy.
Learn How to Protect Your Growing Family
Zika is spread primarily by the bite of mosquitoes (Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus). The risk of Zika is of greatest concern for pregnant women, who can pass Zika to their developing fetus if infected during pregnancy.
You can help slow the spread of respiratory illnesses like colds, Enterovirus D68 and influenza (flu) by promoting handwashing. It involves five simple and effective steps: Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, and Dry. Handwashing can reduce the spread of illnesses, keeping you, and your school child healthy.
Learn How to Promote Wellness Among Your Children
You can help slow the spread of respiratory illnesses like colds, Enterovirus D68 and influenza (flu) by promoting handwashing. It involves five simple and effective steps: Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, and Dry. Handwashing can reduce the spread of illnesses, keeping you, and your school child healthy.

Navigate the links below to learn how to recognize and protect yourself from various disease outbreaks. Each page provides information you should know about prevention, the signs and symptoms, and treatments as well as other helpful resources. 


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