Flu Shot Vaccines Provided by Walgreens At Wayland Fire Station on Saturday, December 6, 2014 Wayland, MI – November 17, 2014 – FamilyWize Community Service Partnership, dedicated to building strong communities through better health, along with Walgreens and Wayland Union Schools, are working together to help provide flu shots for uninsured and underinsured residents, and […]
An upcoming workshop presented by CARES of Kalamazoo looks to update community social workers in understanding HIV. Participants in the workshop will: Learn about HIV counseling and testing Review the history and current issues of HIV Increase awareness of HIV prevention and care retention strategies being used today Recognize how HIV disproportionally affects disenfranchised individuals […]
Flu season typically begins as early as October and can last through May, so now is the time to be getting flu shots. Influenza, or the flu, is a contagious respiratory illness that usually provides mild to severe illness. For many otherwise healthy people, getting the flu makes them feel miserable for a few days, […]
Allegan County Suicide Prevention Coalition is sponsoring an event Saturday, November 22, at the Wings of Hope Hospice Conference Room in honor of International Survivors of Suicide Day. This special day and event is for anyone who has lost a friend or family member due to death by suicide. Participants will gather to promote healing, […]
The Allegan Public Schools Fieldhouse, located behind the middle school, is now open to the community for walkers/joggers during the following hours: 6:00-7:30 a.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday). Court rentals are also available. Call 673-7002 (ext. 5506) for information.
Two trainings are coming up in September to help increase awareness and build understanding on the Affordable Care Act. Accessing Quality and Affordable Health Care for Your Family: Increase your awareness of various health insurance models and develop a better understanding of how to access health coverage and services for individuals, children and youth with […]
The County Health Rankings are designed as a call to action – the use of ranks can often serve as a more effective tool for drawing attention to community health issues than lengthy listings of indicators. We encourage any community that has not already done so to use the Rankings as a stimulus to engage […]
CLASP has published a commentary titled “What the Media Has Missed on the ACA: How it Helps Low-Income Young People Succeed in School, at Work, and as Parents.” An excerpt: “Before the ACA, community organizations addressing these needs could typically only get help for youth under 18—the cut-off in many cases for Medicaid and CHIP (the […]
Report for April, 2014 is now available.