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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.
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There are currently 3 million people in the United States living with glaucoma. Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness. Having diabetes doubles your odds of developing glaucoma. Protect your eyes and follow the following steps to spread awareness.Read More
COVID-19 has proven to disproportionately affect racial and ethnic populations. Black and Hispanic individuals are about four times more likely to be hospitalized and nearly three times more likely to die from COVID-19. Systemic racism and social determinants of healthRead More
The first week of December is National Influenza Vaccination Week. Influenza is a contagious virus that can come with serious complications particularly for those who have conditions such as diabetes, lung disease, and heart disease. It is estimated that 31%Read More
The Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition is pleased to announce the launch of its Asthma Education for the Community Health Worker Training! This free online training is in partnership with the Indiana Community Health Workers Association (INCHWA), and the Association ofRead More
People with a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are at an increased risk for cancer. They have a weakened immune system, making them more susceptible to cancer-causing viruses. They are more likely to develop “acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)-defining cancers,” such andRead More
“A Day on, for YOUR community”- Designated as the only federal holiday observed as a national day of service, the third Monday of each January is a day to volunteer, deliver meals, and support the highest risk populations in yourRead More
Expanding collaborations with the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) and the IU Simon Cancer Center, the Indiana CTSI Community Health Partnerships program has created Connections IN Health to help support a healthier population of Hoosiers. Connections IN Health includesRead More
The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) and the Indiana State Department of Health have formed a new partnership to improve health in Indiana. This alliance will unite the state’s health coalition work with that of the Indiana CTSI,Read More