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Durham Community Health Coalition

Free Blood Pressure Classes

Join an online zoom class to learn about blood pressure.

Every Tuesday 6:00 - 6:30pm

Dates & Topics

June 8, 2021: How to lower your risk of heart attack & stroke
June 22, 2021: Home blood pressure monitoring
June 29, 2021: What is hypertension
July 6, 2021: Kidney health with high BP
July 13, 2021: Kidney health with high BP
July 20
, 2021: What to eat for healthy BP

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Virtual Training on Cancer Education

Community Health Ambassador Training
A Free "Train the Trainer" Program
This program will educate and support culturally diverse community members and faith-based leaders on cancer education. Participants will have an increased knowledge of cancer prevention, screenings, and participation in clinical trials with the overall goal of reducing health inequalities in cancer.

 

Training Dates

June 11, 2021 (1:00pm-5:00pm)

June 12, 2021 (9:00am-1:00pm)

June 18, 2021 (1:00pm-5:00pm)

June 19, 2021 (9:00am-5:00pm)


To register go to: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508044eafae2ea7fe3-community

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Broadband Internet Program

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program will provide eligible households with discounts of up to $50 a month for broadband service, and up to $75 a month if the household is on Tribal lands.  It also will provide a one-time discount of up to $100 on a computer or tablet for eligible households.

 

Under the law, the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is open to households that participate in an existing low-income or pandemic relief program offered by a broadband provider; Lifeline subscribers, including those that are on Medicaid or accept SNAP benefits; households with kids receiving free and reduced-price lunch or school breakfast; Pell grant recipients; and those who have lost jobs and seen their income reduced in the last year. 

For more information about the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, please visit:
www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit

Learn More:

FCC Announces Start Date of Emergency Broadband Benefit Program >

Federal Communications Commission Emergency Broadband Benefit Program >

2021 HEALTH TIPS

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May 2021
May Is National Women's Health Awareness Month
Christy Clayton, MD, FACOG, Board President, Community Health Coalition

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April 2021
The Power of Prevention!
Dr. Ruth Gilliam Phillips, Executive Director, Community Health Coalition

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February 2021
Heart Health Awareness for Heart Disease Prevention
Kevin L. Thomas, MD, FACC, FHRS

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January 2021
THE IMPORTANCE OF EXERCISE!
Mary Fox Braithwaite, MD

North Carolina Association of Area Agencies on Aging

An Area Agency on Aging is a public or private non-profit agency designated by the North Carolina General Assembly to administer the Older Americans Act at the regional level per the 1973 amendment to the Older Americans Act. Having regional oversight of the programs and funding allows the state to be more responsive and to be better able to assess local needs and concerns.

Contact your local AAA>

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