What's new in health: January 2 to 8, 2020
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Hawley Women’s Club has donated clothing for young patients in need to two Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers’ medical practices this holiday season. In lieu of purchasing gifts for each other, the Women’s Club asked its nearly 40 members to buy apparel for infants and children up to age 8. The new items were delivered to the Waymart Pediatric Center and the Women’s Health Center in Honesdale.
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Community Health Department and Sullivan County Public Health, in conjunction with New Hope Community, will host “Freedom from Smoking,” an eight-session workshop from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The sessions will begin on Tuesday, January 7 and end on Tuesday, February 18, with one additional class on Thursday, January 30. The workshop will be held at New Hope Community, located at 5 Community Ln. The workshop is free, but space is limited and pre-registration is required.
By the end of the workshop, participants will know how to prepare for Quit Day, manage stress better, avoid weight gain and develop a new self-image. As an incentive to attend all 8 sessions, participants will be qualified to receive free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (lozenges & gum) valued at approximately $50.
For more information about the workshop, contact Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Manager, Elyse Carroll, BSRC, RRT, CTTS, at 845-/333-2015. To register for the workshop, please call 855/321-2762.