Health Education / Treatment

Ask-a-Nurse

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July 18, 2017
Join Parkway Central Library's Ask-a-Nurse event on July 18th at 10:00am to 3:00pm on 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103.

Every Tuesday, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., an on-site nurse will be available at a table in the lobby to check blood pressures, measure blood sugar, and answer any health questions you might have for free! This month, small presentations on how to stay healthy for the new year will be displayed as well.

For questions or more information, please contact marianom@freelibrary.org.

Mammography Screening with State Senator Shirley M. Kitchen

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March 7, 2015
1 out of every 8 women is diagnosed with breast cancer. When did you have your last mammogram? Register today for your free mammogram screening at State Senator Shirley M. Kitchen's District Office.

On Saturday, March 7, 2015, State Senator Shirley M. Kitchen and Fox Chase Cancer Center will bring Fox Chase Cancer Center Mammogram Mobile to Senator Kitchen's district office located 1701 W. Lehigh Avenue beginning at 9am. Women who are over 40 and have a prescription from their doctor will be eligible to receive mammograms. In addition, the first 20 women who are screened will receive a free gift card.

Heads Up! Just Say No!

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March 10, 2015
Here's a heads up: Just say yes to joining ODAAT at its office on March 10, 2015 to hear inspirational words from presenter Sgt. Linda Wagner.

On Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 9am-10am, ODAAT will be hosting Heads Up! Just Say No! This is an event that you do not want to miss. Guest speaker Sgt. Linda Wagner will be offering words of inspiration to just say no to drugs. This event will take place at ODAAT's headquarters located on 2532 North Broad Street.

"Love Yourself" Cultural Enrichment Workshop hosted by Ridock King

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February 28, 2015
This cultural enrichment workshop is for middle school age (10-14) Black and Latino males.

On Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 10AM-2PM, Joshua Keller and Mental Ambition, LLC will host a cultural enrichment workshop. This event will take place at the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center located on 21st & Cecil B. Moore. This workshop will emphasize the important of self-love and self-esteem through cultural expression. Joshua will discuss African American history, hip-hop, community involvement and health and fitness.

NAADAC Minority Fellowship Program for Addiction Counselors

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February 28, 2015
The NAADAC is now accepting applications for the NAADAC Minority Fellowship Program for Addiction Counselors (NMFP-AC). The deadline to apply is Saturday, February 28, 2015.

The NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, is now accepting application for the NAADAC Minority Fellowship Program for Addiction Counselors (NMFP-AC). Funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the NMFP-AC will provide at least 30 master’s students with tuition stipends of up to $20,000 dollars, education, training and mentorship.

Grand Rounds Lecture Series HIV Care Continuum

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February 11, 2015
Optimizing the HIV Care Continuum in a Public Health Setting using Health System Navigators

Grand Rounds Lecture Series will host their optimizing the HIV Continuum in a Public Health Setting using Health System Navigators on Wednesday, February 11th from 4:30pm-5:30pm. Dr. Helena Kwaka MD, MPH, Director of HIV Clinical Services for the Philadelphia Health Department will be the speaker at the event. Dr.

Global Citizen: King Day of Service at Girard College

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January 19, 2015
Join Global Citizen at Girard College for a King Day of Service for Health & Wellness screenings and a Kids Carnival.

Come join Global Citizen on January 19th, 2015 at Girard College for their King Day of Service event. Beginning at 8am, organizations will host a Health and Wellness Fair that will provide expert health advice, screenings for diabetes, sickle cell anemia, HIV/AIDS and CPR training. At 9am, the King Day of Service Kids Carnival will offer service opportunities, stories and art projects all relating to the life, legacy and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King.

Sources for Human Health Services- Behavior Training Courses

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January 16, 2015

Sources for Human Health Services is now offering behavior training courses with the next session being held January 16th, 2015 at Belmont Hospital. Stephanie Newberg, a Field Education Liaison, Clinical Supervisor and Continuing Education Lecturer at Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Health will be leading the training and discussing the topic Adolescents, Cyber Relationships and Sexuality: Risk Taking Behaviors and the Implications for Emotional and Relational Development.

State Senator Shirley Kitchen Free Affordable Care Act and Medicaid Seminar

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December 4, 2014
Open enrollment for ACA starts Nov. 15 Open enrollment for Healthy PA (Medicaid Expansion) starts Dec. 1

State Senator Shirley Kitchen, in partnership with Quality Community Healthcare Inc., Temple Health and Greater Philadelphia Health Action, will hold the second of five Affordable Care Act and Medicaid open enrollment seminars on Thursday, December 4th at the Hunting Park Health Center from 4:30pm-7pm. This is the last official day to register for open enrollment. For Philadelphians who need help operanting the healthcare marketplace can get free, impartial assistance from certified navigators and councilors.

State Senator Shirley M. Kitchen

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October 21, 2014
Free Flu Shots!

State Senator Shirley M. Kitchen will be offering free flu shot clinics on Tuesday, October 21st and Thursday, October 30th at her office located at 1701 West Lehigh. Residents over 65, young poeple with chronic illnesses, children between the ages of 6 months and 2 years and pregnant women are at higher than normal risk of catching influenza this season. The Center for Disease Control recommends that everyone older than 6 months should receive a yearly flu shot before the end of COtover. Partnering with Walgreens and the U.S.