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Free Mold Treatment Program Event

DATE: Saturday, April 27th, 2-4 PM
LOCATION: 1081 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn (map)
SPONSORS: COPO & Neighborhood Revitalization NYC/LISC
For More Information, Please Call 718-434-3266 or visit www.lisc.org/nyc
*Urdu, Arabic, Punjabi, Hindi, Spanish & English speaking advocates will be available to assist residents at the event.

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the Mayor’s Office of Housing Recovery Operations announced a new initiative to address water damage and treat mold in homes impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Using private money raised to assist victims of Hurricane Sandy, the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City has launched a remediation program to remove mold in approximately 2,000 homes in the hardest hit areas. (more…)

Heart, Vascular & Stroke Symposium

Learn about heart, vascular, and stroke issues including signs and symptoms, available treatments, and preventive care from acknowledged experts in the field. Topics of discussion will include taking care of your heart, stroke prevention and treatment and vascular and endovascular health.

DATE: Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 2:30 p.m.
LOCATION: St. Jerome RC School Gymnasium, 465 East 29th Street (Between Newkirk and Foster Avenues,) Brooklyn, NY 11226. 
CLICK HERE
to see event flyer
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Limited Seating ∙ Free Light Lunch ∙ Free Gift for All Attendees ∙ Free Parking
To Make a Reservation, please call: 718-283-8832

Preventing HIV/STI: Training & Panel Disussion

Best Practices in Preventing HIV/STI: Training & Panel Disussion

Presented by Take Care New York

DATE:  Monday, December 10, 2012

TIME: 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm

WHERE: DOHMH Gotham Center, 42-09 28th Street Queens, NY 11101- 12th Floor,  Room 12-22

Join the Health Department for a Half-Day Training and Panel Discussion to address the “Best Practices in Preventing the Spread of HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections within the Community.”

This Presentation and Cross-Disciplinary discussion will feature Expert Panelists from Faith-Based Organizations, Community Based Organizations, Hospitals and Health Care Providers, and will be Moderated by Dr. Monica Sweeney, Assistant Commissioner, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control.

For more information, contact Safiya Addison- Community Relations Specialist at saddison1@health.nyc.gov or call 347-396-4063.

Cancer Support Group for Women

Connect with others and share resources at this monthly support group for women affected by cancer. All women are welcome including those newly diagnosed, in treatment or survivors.

When: Tuesday, July 31, 2-3:30 PM
Where: SUNY Downstate Medical Center at Long Island College Hospital, 339 Hicks Street, Avram Conference Center, Room F/G

Register today at 718-780-1481 or email Joy.Lindquist@Downstate.edu

NYC Cooling Centers Open Monday & Tuesday

The NYC Office of Emergency Management announced cooling centers will open Monday, July 16 & Tuesday, July 17, to help New Yorkers stay cool. According to the latest National Weather Service forecast, the heat index is expected to exceed 95 degrees Monday and Tuesday. With temperatures soaring, it is important to keep hydrated and stay cool. During officially-declared heat waves, New York City offers hundreds of cooling centers  in air-conditioned public community centers, senior centers, and public libraries around the five boroughs. To find a cooling center or pool near you, call 311 or Click Here to use the online Cooling Center locator. These centers are free and open to the public. Individuals who have no ready access to a cool environment, and particularly those at risk for heat-related illness, should use the cooling centers during a heat wave.

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HCC 2nd Annual Health Fair

HCC 2nd ANNUAL HEALTH FAIR at Caton Market
Where: Flatbush Caton Market
814 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11226
When
: Friday, July 27th, 2012, 10:30 AM – 4 PM                 
Mobile Food Pantry, free testing for Breast Cancer, Blood pressure, blood sugar, BMI, vision, HIV, Hepatitis C, free and low-cost health insurance information and more.  For more information, email sfranklin@hccinc.org

Community Resource Fair

Saturday, June 30, 1-3 PM * Cortelyou Church of God, 1085 Flatbush Ave.

Services provided will include health information, foster parent sign-up, mental health information, shelters and housing options, daycare vouchers and children’s resources, loan modifications, employment information and more!

The event is free and open to the public. Click Here for more information.

Spring Health Fair

Our Lady of Refuge Church 3rd Annual Health Fair
Sunday, May 6, 10 am – 5 pm

Our Lady of Refuge Church, 1087 Ocean Avenue
Free Health Screenings, specialist referrals, counseling, flu shots and more! Sponsored by Assemblymember Rhoda Jacobs, AMS, CCEYEH, AMHE & HALEC
For more info, click the link above or call 1-718-434-2090

Town Meeting: Health Care In Brooklyn

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