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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
The Scituate Health Alliance wants to remind you that we still have some vaccine available. The flu vaccine is safe and is the best defense against the flu.
Join us to welcome our new town nurse! Saturday, December 9th
Learn about who the Scituate Health Alliance is and who we are trying to help!