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  • Nov

Just a reminder….. Flu Clinic at Hope Library Sunday, November 10th from 11am- 1pm! The flu shot is the best way to protect yourself from the flu.
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  • Oct

It’s time for your annual flu vaccine! The Scituate Health Alliance will be hosting three, FREE, convenient flu clinics this Fall! Flu vaccines will be free to Scituate residents, no health insurance needed! Flu Clinics Scituate Neighborhood Health Station (WellOne) 35 Village Plaza Way, North Scituate Sunday, October 20th 10:30 am- 12:30 pm   Scituate […]
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  • Aug

You Can Save A Life With Narcan!

Everyday Americans are affected by the opioid overdose crisis. This crisis is the result of addiction or misuse of opioids- including prescription pain relievers (such as oxycodone), heroin and synthetic opioids (such as fentanyl). The Scituate Health Alliance is committed to helping with this crisis. With grant funding, we are hosting FREE events where Scituate […]
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  • Aug

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM)

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). The purpose of this month is to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. See below to learn the importance of vaccination broken down by age: Pregnancy- If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, vaccination in important to keep you and your baby […]
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  • Jul

BACK TO SCHOOL HEALTH TIPS

Back to school time is almost here! Following these simple steps can ensure your child has a happy and healthy school year. Schedule your child’s annual physical exam. This is also a great time to schedule a vision exam. Make sure your child is up to date on their immunizations. If you are unsure, call […]
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  • 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 […]
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  • 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
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  • 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 […]
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  • 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
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  • 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