• 22
  • Jun

Tick Talk at the Hope Library

The Scitaute Health Alliance was at the Hope Public Library Tuesday night for a Tick Talk presented by Steven Engborg from URI’s Tick Encounter Program! This program was very informative- we learned facts about ticks as well as strategies to protect yourself, your yard, and your pets from ticks. We also learned about URI’s Tick […]
  • 19
  • Jun

June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month- 1 out of every 10 people over the age of 60, who live at home, report being abused.

Elder abuse can happen to anyone- you, your family, friends or neighbors. Elder Abuse is any knowing, intentional or negligent act that causes harm (or a serious risk of harm) to a vulnerable adult perpetrated by a family member, caregiver or trusted friend. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists estimate that 4 out of […]
  • 31
  • May

Health Fair

Visit the Scituate Health Alliance at the Scituate Lions Club Scholarship Breakfast! Sunday, June 3rd 7:30am- 12pm Scituate High School Stop by and see us before or after breakfast for…. Blood Pressure Screenings Diabetes Risk Assessments FREE Tick Tubes- Help protect your yard, your family and your pets from ticks which may carry Lyme disease […]
  • 2
  • May

Tick-borne diseases are passed to humans by the bite of an infected tick. Protect yourself using these steps: AVOID CONTACT WITH TICKS Avoid wooded and brushy areas with high grass Walk in the center of wooded trails REPEL TICKS Use repellent that contains at least 20% DEET on exposed skin (follow package instructions) You can […]
  • 3
  • Apr

It’s National Public Health Week!

Join the Scituate Health Alliance in celebrating National Public Health Week, April 2-8, 2018! Daily Themes: Monday: Behavioral Health Tuesday: Communicable Diseases Wednesday: Environmental Health Thursday: Injury and Violence Prevention Friday: Ensuring the Right to Health For more information, visit www.nphw.org, or contact the Scituate Health Alliance
  • 6
  • Feb

Keep your Heart Healthy this Valentine’s Day using these Heart Healthy Tips

Eat a Heart Healthy Diet that consists of whole grains, vegetables, fruits, lean protein and healthy fats. Make sure you are drinking at least eight 8-ounce glasses of water each day. Don’t Smoke. For resources related to smoking cessation please visit https://smokefree.gov or call 1-800-QUIT-NOW Get Regular Physical Exercise. The American Heart Association recommends 150 minutes […]