Newer Items

American Red Cross: 

Catholic Health Association Resource

  • Improving the Lives of Older Adults through Faith Community Partnerships: Healing Body, Mind and Spirit booklet: This 25-page booklet makes the case for greater partnership between health care organizations and faith communities in service to the elder populations they serve. It provides examples of current partnerships, suggestions for how to get started and shares relevant websites and resources. The document’s use is recommended for community benefit professionals, population health leaders, mission leaders, Faith Community Nurse coordinators at health systems and Faith Community Nurses.

CDC Tips From Former Smoker Campaign

Ebola Resource Materials

HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

New Videos: CMS has produced three videos which can be shown in your congregation or community setting. Each video highlights national faith and community leaders sharing basic information about open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace:

Sample list of Health Guides available:

  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Bladder Health
  • Seasonal Flu Guide

Zika Virus Resources

Health Insurance Marketplace!

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

 

Previously Posted Items

Alive Inside

A Music Memory program for patients with Dementia founded by Dan Cohen, MSW.

“Be Not Afraid” Article

This article includes many ideas for teaching congregants about flu prevention.

Breast Cancer Toolkit 2014 

Cancer Awareness resource sheet

Children’s Issues (Provided by FDA, Office of Women’s Health)  

The link above lists several topics of interest for children including: Laser Toys: Not Always Child’s Play, Anesthesia: Is it Safe for Young Brains?,  and Babies and Reflux: When Spitting Up is Normal

Comparison of HM Role and FCN Role

A PowerPoint presentation comparing the role of HM to FCN.

Diabetes Awareness Tools (ADM=American Diabetes Month)

Diabetes Alert Day Toolkit 

In this online toolkit, NDEP provides you with ideas and resources to support your Diabetes Alert Day outreach efforts.

Diabetes Publications for Women

The FDA Office of Women’s Health (FDA OWH) invites you to collaborate with them to distribute free, easy-to-read publications for women with diabetes.

FDA OWH has three booklets on Diabetes Medicines, Insulin, and Glucose Meters. These booklets list FDA-approved medicines and devices used in diabetes self-management. They also provide vital information such as potential side effects, general safety warnings, and questions to ask the health care provider.

All of these materials are FREE and can be ordered in bulk.

Download: www.fda.gov/womenshealthpubs
Order Free Copies: www.pueblo.gsa.gov/rc/f06owhcard.htm

Use this flyer to plan several events focused on Food Safety for the month of September

Domestic violence resource sheet

Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

Global Health Security: Stopping the Ebola Outbreak

Health Insurance Marketplace

Healthcare.gov

Health Care Law Toolkit for Faith and Community-Based Organizations 

Learning Collaborative (Health Systems Learning Group): Outlines promising best practice models in implementing new healthcare law in communities.

Medicare/Health Insurance Marketplace FAQ Sheet 

Provider/Health Professional Information

Public Health Institute and the Centers for Disease Control: “Best Practice for Community Health Needs Assessment…”  Read about Community Benefit Standards for Healthcare Institutions in light of new healthcare legislation.

Resources for Consumers

The YouToons Get Ready for Obamacare: Health Insurance Changes Coming Your Way Under the Affordable Care Act (Video) 

They are requesting to hear about consumer experience issues…  “As stake holders engaged with open enrollment activities for the Marketplace, we want to hear your comments related to ongoing implementation efforts. In order to make sure this information gets tracked and prioritized by our operational team, it is important that you help us by sharing Marketplace consumer experience issues. Comments should be directed to marketplacecomment@cms.hhs.gov.

Blog and Infographic: both provide a snapshot of they are – including technical issues they’re addressing and solutions being put into place.

New Fact Sheets

International Day of Peace 

The United Nations has created great information to help you plan for International Day Of Peace and Global Feast for Peace activities(always held on September 21st).

 

NCOA National Flu + You Campaign 

Link to the Campaign Information

National Nutrition Month and Heart month flyer from the FDA

Includes valuable links and resources for Heart Month and Nutrition Month.  Plus you can easily print and distribute the whole flyer!

Partnerships for the Common Good: A Partnership Guides for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Organizations

This guide Guide is an invitation to our nation’s houses of worship, neighborhood associations, and community-based non-profits of all stripes – to join with us to strengthen the common good.  It helps you get started on how to connect with government agencies to improve your community at large.

PathPoint Mental Health Poster

PHEN Consensus Statement

See Jane See – Women’s Healthy Eyes Now

Women are at significantly greater risk of blindness or visual impairment than men. In fact, according to the 2012 “Vision Problems in the US” study, 66 percent of those experiencing blindness are women, 61 percent of those suffering with cataracts are women and 65 percent of those with age-related macular degeneration are women.

“See Jane See – Women’s Healthy Eyes Now” is a web-based educational campaign dedicated solely to women’s vision health from Prevent Blindness America. See Jane See and the dedicated website, SeeJaneSee.org, offers free information and downloadable tip sheets created specifically for women on a variety of issues across the age spectrum.

SNAP-Ed InterventionsToolkit 

This USDA toolkit was first released in March 2013 and provided valuable evidence based guidance in implementing policy, systems and environmental interventions in Child Care, School, Community and Family Settings. The updated version includes an entire section on Evaluation, which was not included in the previous edition.

 The State of African American Health: An Action Plan, Volume 1 

Findings from the 2013 Summit on African American Health – National Medical Association