Community e-Newsletter

Monday, February 28, 2011 Fall-Winter 2010   VOLUME 1 ISSUE 4  
Community Health
Calendar of Events
Community Resources
2010 Affordable Health Care Act
The Dangers of Salt
Youth are our Future
Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Participates in Hypertension Sunday: Impressions of a Medical Student
Wide Health Disparities
Healthier Neighborhood Programs Drawing Millions from Foundations
Asthma Resources
Cancer Resources
Cardiovascular Resources
Diabetes Resources
Stroke Resources
Upcoming Events
Ethnic Health Institute Website
Alta Bates Summit Website
Cardiovascular Resources

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center  
Health Access is a free membership program that offers monthly blood pressure screenings, presentations on health-related topics as well as other services.
(510) 869-6737
Health Ministry is a community service program that coordinates blood pressure screenings and other healthcare services through local church congregations. Call for information about a participating congregation near you.
(510) 869-6763
Other Resources
Alameda County Tobacco Unit is a service of Alameda County. It provides information on how to quit smoking, smoking cessation programs, and information on local smoking control ordinances.
(510) 208-5920
American Cancer Society provides education and information to support the prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer.
(800) 227-2345
American Heart Association provides resources, education, outreach programs, and research to fight heart disease and strokes.
(800) 242-8721
American Lung Association provides referrals to lung cancer support groups and services, plus education about lung cancer. Call for the branch nearest you and for
information about resource libraries and videos.
(800) 586-4872


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