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(NAPSI)—Veterinary nurses and technicians are highly educated, skilled and licensed professionals who perform more medical procedures on animals than many people realize. Learn more from the experts at the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) www.navc.com.

Health officials encourage people to continue protecting themselves and others from COVID-19 with masks and vaccines, even when there’s a lull in cases. For accurate, science-based information about vaccines, visit www.vaccines.gov.

Using state-of-the-art technology the FIRST robotics program teaches high-school students critical engineering skills and the value of teamwork and community. Learn more at www.firstinspires.org.

“Completing big outdoor jobs is always easier with help from outdoor power equipment,” said Kris Kiser, President and CEO of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI). For tips on getting your backyard ready for warm weather, go to www.opei.org.

If you don’t have access to fluoridated water to prevent tooth decay, consult your dentist on other options such as prescription fluoride toothpaste or oral supplements at your next regular checkup, advise the experts at Delta Dental of Washington. Learn more at www.deltadentalwa.com.

You can enter the 39th annual L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future or Illustrators of the Future contest at no cost and maybe win thousands and publication. To learn more and to purchase the latest anthology, visit www.writersofthefuture.com and www.galaxypress.com.

A simple, affordable way to improve pets’ oral health is a unique dental-care probiotic with a patented blend of positive bacteria strains which support tooth and gum health. For further information visit www.ProBioraPet.com. Take advantage of a buy one get one free offer with code NAPSBOGO.

Families looking for health insurance for recent graduates can find support through health care marketplaces, insurance carriers, insurance brokers and licensed insurance agents. A free service, GetCovered, by HealthMarkets, can help. Call (877) 650-1065 or visit www.getcovered.com/graduate.

It’s important to care for your pet’s mental health as one of the five dimensions of Petco’s Whole Health philosophy. Petco offers a Four-Week Guide to Helping Your Pet Deal with a New Routine and a four-week separation anxiety course. Learn more at www.petco.com/mentalhealth.

Parents and guardians can help their kids understand the dangers of vaping with the no-cost digital tools from Be Vape Free—an initiative, built around the evidence-based CATCH My Breath program, and created with the discovery Education and CVS Health Foundation. Learn more at www.bevapefree.org.