Health tip: Avoid getting less sleep with switch to daylight saving time

This Sunday, March 12, is the start of daylight saving time. Most individuals get about 40 minutes to one hour less sleep during the first several days after it begins. As a result, the probability of an injury increases by three out of 100 individuals. Vehicle injuries are the most common.

Here are some tips to make the transition to daylight saving time a little easier. If you have any questions, reach out to our environmental health and safety specialist, Kim Knoernschild, at

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