• 1
  • May

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Why Care? We care because: 1 in 5 adults lives with a mental health condition, such as depression, schizophrenia and anxiety disorders. Health of all lifetime mental health conditions begin by age 14, and 75% begin by age 24. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, 90% of all those […]
  • 29
  • Mar

Childhood Immunizations

When it comes time to vaccinate your child make sure you are getting information from reliable sources. The CDC has wonderful resources to explain the importance of childhood immunizations and how they work. Want to learn more? Watch the videos below!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sF6Fy4H1JbE&t=0s&index=2&list=PLvrp9iOILTQbWnCdkVOZiv9KURxNc3rPohttps://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/index.html
  • 8
  • Mar

National Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness month. Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States among cancers that affect both men and women. If you are 50-75 years old, ask your healthcare provider about colon cancer screening today. Colon cancer screening isn’t what it used to be! There are […]
  • 18
  • Jan

Smoking Cessation Resources

Are you ready to quit smoking? The links below offer great resources to help support you! http://www.health.ri.gov/healthrisks/tobacco/about/quitsmoking/ https://smokefree.gov/ https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/campaign/tips/ https://www.cancer.org/healthy/stay-away-from-tobacco.html
  • 17
  • Jan

Do you know your BMI?

Body Mass Index, or BMI, is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems. The higher your BMI, the higher your risk for diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/adult_bmi/english_bmi_calculator/bmi_calculator.html
  • 4
  • Dec

National Influenza Vaccination Week

It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW)! Did you know that flu season can begin as early as October, it usually peaks between December and February, and it can last as late as May? As long as flu viruses are spreading, it’s not too late to get a flu vaccine to protect yourself and your loved […]
  • 4
  • Dec

2019 Scituate Health Access Program

With 2019 just around the corner it is time to think about registering (or renewing your registration) for the Scituate Health Alliance’s Health Access Program. This program offers primary care services including; an annual physical exam, sick visits, dental exam and cleaning with our participating provider. The cost to you is only a $10 copay […]
  • 16
  • Oct

FREE FLU CLINICS

The Scituate Health Alliance is hosting FREE FLU CLINICS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21ST SCITUATE HIGH SCHOOL 10:30 am- 12:30 pm   SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH HOPE PUBLIC LIBRARY 10:30 am- 12:30 pm   No health insurance is required, Vaccines are FREE! Please call Town Nurse Amanda Marzano at 401-721-6102 with any questions
  • 20
  • Sep

Free Flu Clinics

With Flu season upon us the Scituate Health Alliance would like to remind you that it’s time for your annual flu vaccine! We will be hosting FREE FLU CLINICS for our community. Flu vaccines will be FREE to Scituate residents, no health insurance needed. FREE FLU CLINICS  SCITUATE HIGH SCHOOL Sunday, October 21st 10:30 am- 12:30 […]