Community Wellness Programs

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    Taxonomy Code: LH-2700.9500-100

    Health care programs that work with individuals and groups in the community (as opposed to patients) to help them adopt healthy behaviors and/or reduce health risks, increase self-care skills, improve management of common minor ailments, use health care services effectively and/or improve understanding of medical procedures and therapeutic regimens.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND SUPPORT GROUPSOffers a variety of educational programs, health screenings, and self-help/support groups. Offerings change frequently. Call for current schedule or visit Community Event Calendar on website.NassauCOMMUNITY EDUCATION AND SUPPORT GROUPSLONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
    COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMProvides a community education at the Human Resources Center on issues pertaining to Seniors, medical and legal issues of long term care, and information on health insurance organizations. Topics are requested by the caregivers and seniors of Southold Town.SuffolkSENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
    COMMUNITY EDUCATION SERVICESOffers educational services to in-patients and outpatients, secondary schools and colleges, professional organizations, medical facilities, and the community at large, including religious organizations. Individual help with school reports can be obtained by scheduling an appointment with the staff Health Educator. Offers staff training in reproductive health issues. Programs are designed to meet the needs of the requesting group. Speakers are provided by the Nassau University Medical Center and other Family Planning Groups. Call for more information.NassauCOMMUNITY EDUCATION SERVICESNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
    COMMUNITY SERVICESOffers numerous programs and activities to benefit the people of the North Fork and Shelter Island such as blood drives, public classes, speakers bureau, support groups, stop smoking programs, sharps program, medicine review, flu shots, skin cancer screenings, career development, health fairs, and service plan. Call for further information.SuffolkCOMMUNITY SERVICESSTONY BROOK EASTERN LONG ISLAND HOSPITAL
    DIABETES CARE CENTEROffers a comprehensive diabetes education and training program for those with type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Provides participants with the tools and information that will enable them to achieve blood sugar control, help prevent diabetes related complications and enjoy optimal health. This program has received the distinction of being recognized by the American Diabetes Association for providing quality self-management education. Also offers diabetes support group as well as juvenile diabetes club. Call for further information.SuffolkDIABETES CARE CENTERST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
    DIABETES WELLNESS PROGRAMProvides educational resources to those living with diabetes to help them manage their condition and maintain a healthy lifestyle.NassauNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-MANHASSETNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-MANHASSET
    FREE COMMUNITY LECTURESOffers free lectures on health topics to community members with the objective of educating, raising awareness, improving understanding of risk factors, diagnostic procedures and treatment. Topics may include cancer, diabetes, nutrition, stroke, cardiology and glaucoma. Topics are based on requests from the community, hospital physicians, staff and national health observances and recognition days. Call for more information.SuffolkGOOD SAMARITAN UNIVERSITYGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
    HEALTH PROMOTION, SCREENING, AND CURRENT WELLNESS PROGRAMSOffers screenings for cancer, cholesterol, high blood pressure, and other conditions. Prior to the flu season, physicians and nurses provide free flu inoculations for seniors, working in conjunction with the Nassau County Department of Health. Current Wellness Series are scheduled accordingly.NassauHEALTH PROMOTION, SCREENING, AND CURRENT WELLNESS PROGRAMSWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
    NASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHPromotes and protects the health of all who live, work and play in Nassau County. This is accomplished through direct services and community partnerships in the following areas: development and maintenance of individual and community preparedness for public health hazards and events; investigation, prevention and control of communicable diseases; prevention of environmental health hazards through assessment, regulation, and remediation; promotion of healthy lifestyles through outreach and education; provision for evaluation and services to individuals, children, and families that have developmental delays and concerns.NassauNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
    SLEEP APNEA CENTEROffers a sleep laboratory for pediatric and adult patients. The center can assess, examine and treat those suspected of having sleep-related breathing disorders, ranging from apnea, excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), to chronic snoring. Evaluation and diagnosis are done for all ages via diagnostic testing known as polysomnogram.SuffolkSLEEP APNEA CENTERGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
    SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, OFFICE OF HEALTH EDUCATIONOffers tobacco cessation classes and pharmaceutical aids, school education programs, bullying prevention, diabetes prevention, sun safety, tobacco enforcement and public information and education.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, OFFICE OF HEALTH EDUCATIONSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, OFFICE OF HEALTH EDUCATION
    SUFFOLK PEDIATRIC SOCIETYSeeks to improve health services for children, and foster and stimulate interest in pediatrics. Speakers Bureau available to present and discuss topics related to child health and development.SuffolkSUFFOLK PEDIATRIC SOCIETYSUFFOLK PEDIATRIC SOCIETY
    TOBACCO ACTION COALITION OF LONG ISLANDPromotes the acceptance of non-smoking as the social norm. Strives to meet the goals of prevention, cessation, and protection by working through media advocacy, policy initiatives, and existing tobacco, education and control programs. Also provides newsletter, cessation brochures in English and in Spanish, and a cessation poster.SuffolkTOBACCO ACTION COALITION OF LONG ISLANDTOBACCO ACTION COALITION OF LONG ISLAND
    WALKABILITY PROGRAMPromotes the benefits of walking via "mock prescriptions" to encourage people to walk, coordinates with local towns and villages to make streets safer for walking, offers a database listing year-round walking events and trails, and provides and online portal for members to track their progress.SuffolkWALKABILITY PROGRAMLONG ISLAND HEALTH COLLABORATIVE
    WESTBURY SENIOR CENTEROffers educational, cultural, recreational and physical fitness activities for senior citizens. Provides health screenings, information and referral services. Nutritious lunch prepared on site five days a week.NassauWESTBURY SENIOR CENTERSENIOR CITIZENS OF WESTBURY, INC.

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