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RESOURCES FOR GOOD HEALTH

These weekly resources are shared by the Connections IN Health team to provide encouragement and support specifically related to chronic diseases the initiatives address. Visit the Connections IN Health Facebook page to view the full infographics. Please let us know if you are in need of a resource that we may be able to provide.

  • elderly woman being assisted as she stands
    The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is calling out to all people with one message this week…. Falling down is not a normal part of aging. Falls Prevention Awareness Week, observed from September 21-25, 2020, is designed to spotlight theRead More
  • photo of a head covered with a hood and smoke with NO! on a mask
    This is Quitting is a free mobile program from Truth Initiative designed to help young people quit vaping. The first-of-its-kind text messaging program incorporates messages from other young people who have attempted to, or successfully quit, e-cigarettes. Truth’s messages showRead More
  • photo of a wooden cutting board with a knife and food
    The Rural Health Information Hub has recently released their evidence-based, easy to use Rural Food Access Toolkit. Compiled of promising models and helpful resources, this toolkit aims to support any organization implementing food access programs in rural communities across theRead More
  • photo from inside a house looking out a window with a table and flowers
    What is IAQ? Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the air quality within and around buildings, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants. Health concerns from indoor air pollutants may be experienced right after exposureRead More
  • photo of a person receiving a vaccine by another person
    August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This is a chance to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages.  In observance of NIAM, Connections IN Health is spreading the word about the importance of vaccines for thoseRead More
  • photo of empty plate with sad face and fork and knife
    In the past, very limited research existed on the relationship between food insecurity and children’s adiposity (obesity) and diet, as well as how it varies between demographics in the US. This changed in September of 2019 when The Journal ofRead More
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