Community Crossroads: Tips on How to Stay Healthy During the Holiday and Flu Free

Community Crossroads: Tips to stay Healthy

Laura Henson from Yoakum Museum came to discuss the 32nd annual Christmas Tree Forest. Laura said there’s a new theme every year and this year’s — Fantasy Dark Forest. It’s the perfect event to take your friends and family to. All the ornaments are handmade and the event is filled with decorated trees. Several schools, organizations and local businesses participate in the decorating. The museum will be open until January 14 and there will be a $5 fee for adults, children are free. Click here to get more details.

Cuero’s Christmas in the Park

Drive around and catch more than 300 light displays at the Cuero’s Christmas in the Park. Patrick J. Kennedy stopped by to tell us all about the exciting activities at this year’s family event. He mentioned the next two Thursdays in December will be hot chocolate nights and rumor has it, volunteers give out peppermints at the end of your self-driving tour. The displays will be up until December 22 from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. To look up the address and times, click here.

The Master’s House Live Nativity Scene

Pastor Jeff Rendon stopped by to spread the joy this Christmas. A live Nativity Scene with actual live people playing the roles of Jesus, Mary and Joseph will be in front of the church. You can stop by with your friends and family from Saturday, December 21 until Monday, December 23 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Pastor Jeff Rendon said there are many other events going on in support of helping the community. Click here to get all the information.

Dr. Sandra Nweke, M.D.

It’s peak season where many are prone to get sick during the holiday. Dr. Sandra Nweke, M.D. gave us some awesome tips about how to stay healthy and stay flu free. She said there are many viruses that are kind of circulating in their environment including; common cold, influenza and more. Dr. Nweke does recommend maintaining a healthy diet, eat fruits, vegetables, stay active, get rest and of course, consider getting vaccinated. If you would like to reach here or know more about her profession, click here.

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