Events Calendar

Events Calendar2022-03-24T14:12:04-04:00
Feb
1
Wed
2023
February is American Heart Month
Feb 1 all-day

https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/any_age.htm
-article on heart disease education

https://www.heart.org/en/affiliates/adoptaclinic
-adopt a clinic provides services for individuals who are currently struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is a local resource through the Indiana American Heart Association

February is Eating Disorders Screening Program Month
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day

https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/what-are-eating-disorders
-provides education on what an eating disorder is and looks like, also provides risk factors and warning signs

-local resource to find treatment

https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/screening-tool
-provides a free screening tool for those who do not have access to screening services near them

Feb
9
Thu
2023
Connections IN Health: Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition Meeting @ Zoom
Feb 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

InJAC meets on the second Thursday of even months.

The Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition (InJAC) develops and promotes Indiana’s statewide strategic plan, in collaboration with health departments, and stakeholders, and partner agencies in rural and urban communities to: improve quality of care, reduce environmental triggers, provide asthma-related trainings and presentations to healthcare professionals, schools, non-profit organizations, hospitals, local health departments, and partner agencies, and increase public awareness of asthma as a serious chronic disease and improve the knowledge and skills of patients regarding detection, treatment, and control of asthma, particularly among high-risk populations.

To join the coalition, contact Courtney Stewart at cestewar@iu.edu.

Feb
16
Thu
2023
Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition of Indiana Summit
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Feb
28
Tue
2023
Starke County Data for Doers @ Purdue Extension Conference Room
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Connections IN Health County Engagement Team, including Purdue Extension Starke County Educators and Community Wellness Coordinator. Moving Starke County Forward Coalition members, Qsource and Starke County community members, heard from people who live, work and play in Starke County about successes and challenges related to health. Join us to hear a summary of what was learned. Local groups and project leaders will share what they are doing to help improve the health of Starke County residents and how you can get involved.

Please note: this event will be held IN-PERSON in the Purdue Extension conference room at 108 North Pearl Street, Knox, IN with an option for virtual participation. The meeting in-person will be held on the bottom floor of the building; enter through the stairs outside to get inside the office.

Note that there are two Data for Doers events, one on Feb 28 and one on Mar 7. The information being presented will be the same at both events, please attend whichever session is most convenient for you. Register here to attend.

Mar
1
Wed
2023
March is National Nutrition Month
Mar 1 all-day

Resources from the USDA to help celebrate National Nutrition Month
IU provides resources and tips for accessing and making nutritious food choices
Indy Hunger Network has launched the Community Compass App that helps people find quick access to food locally

Mar
7
Tue
2023
Starke County Data for Doers @ Purdue Extension Conference Room
Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Connections IN Health County Engagement Team, including Purdue Extension Starke County Educators and Community Wellness Coordinator. Moving Starke County Forward Coalition members, Qsource and Starke County community members, heard from people who live, work and play in Starke County about successes and challenges related to health. Join us to hear a summary of what was learned. Local groups and project leaders will share what they are doing to help improve the health of Starke County residents and how you can get involved.

Please note: this event will be held IN-PERSON in the Purdue Extension conference room at 108 North Pearl Street, Knox, IN with an option for virtual participation. The meeting in-person will be held on the bottom floor of the building; enter through the stairs outside to get inside the office.

Note that there are two Data for Doers events, one on Feb 28 and one on Mar 7. The information being presented will be the same at both events, please attend whichever session is most convenient for you. Register here to attend.

 

Mar
9
Thu
2023
Connections IN Health: Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition of Indiana Meeting
Mar 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition of Indiana (CADI) is working to help Hoosiers address the burden of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and stroke through education, collaboration, awareness, advocacy, and access to care. CADI uses its long-standing history of engaging various partners throughout the state in service of this work. The coalition has successfully been able to develop and launch the Better Together Plan, Indiana’s first statewide strategic plan to address cardiovascular disease, diabetes and stroke together.

Add the CADI meetings to your calendar.

Apr
1
Sat
2023
April is National Minority Health Month
Apr 1 all-day

April is National Minority Health month! Learn how to build awareness around the disproportionate burden of premature deaths among people from racial and ethnic minority groups. Learn how to encourage action in your community through early detection and health education:

https://www.nimhd.nih.gov/programs/edu-training/nmhm/
https://www.nichq.org/resource/national-minority-health-month-social-media-resources

Feb
1
Wed
2023
February is American Heart Month
Feb 1 all-day

https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/any_age.htm
-article on heart disease education

https://www.heart.org/en/affiliates/adoptaclinic
-adopt a clinic provides services for individuals who are currently struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is a local resource through the Indiana American Heart Association

February is Eating Disorders Screening Program Month
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day

https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/what-are-eating-disorders
-provides education on what an eating disorder is and looks like, also provides risk factors and warning signs

-local resource to find treatment

https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/screening-tool
-provides a free screening tool for those who do not have access to screening services near them

Feb
9
Thu
2023
Connections IN Health: Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition Meeting @ Zoom
Feb 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

InJAC meets on the second Thursday of even months.

The Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition (InJAC) develops and promotes Indiana’s statewide strategic plan, in collaboration with health departments, and stakeholders, and partner agencies in rural and urban communities to: improve quality of care, reduce environmental triggers, provide asthma-related trainings and presentations to healthcare professionals, schools, non-profit organizations, hospitals, local health departments, and partner agencies, and increase public awareness of asthma as a serious chronic disease and improve the knowledge and skills of patients regarding detection, treatment, and control of asthma, particularly among high-risk populations.

To join the coalition, contact Courtney Stewart at cestewar@iu.edu.

Feb
16
Thu
2023
Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition of Indiana Summit
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join the Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition of Indiana for a virtual informational event to explore hot topics in cardiovascular disease, diabetes and stroke.  More details to come!

Register here!

Feb
28
Tue
2023
Starke County Data for Doers @ Purdue Extension Conference Room
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Connections IN Health County Engagement Team, including Purdue Extension Starke County Educators and Community Wellness Coordinator. Moving Starke County Forward Coalition members, Qsource and Starke County community members, heard from people who live, work and play in Starke County about successes and challenges related to health. Join us to hear a summary of what was learned. Local groups and project leaders will share what they are doing to help improve the health of Starke County residents and how you can get involved.

Please note: this event will be held IN-PERSON in the Purdue Extension conference room at 108 North Pearl Street, Knox, IN with an option for virtual participation. The meeting in-person will be held on the bottom floor of the building; enter through the stairs outside to get inside the office.

Note that there are two Data for Doers events, one on Feb 28 and one on Mar 7. The information being presented will be the same at both events, please attend whichever session is most convenient for you. Register here to attend.

Mar
1
Wed
2023
March is National Nutrition Month
Mar 1 all-day

Resources from the USDA to help celebrate National Nutrition Month
IU provides resources and tips for accessing and making nutritious food choices
Indy Hunger Network has launched the Community Compass App that helps people find quick access to food locally

Mar
7
Tue
2023
Starke County Data for Doers @ Purdue Extension Conference Room
Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Connections IN Health County Engagement Team, including Purdue Extension Starke County Educators and Community Wellness Coordinator. Moving Starke County Forward Coalition members, Qsource and Starke County community members, heard from people who live, work and play in Starke County about successes and challenges related to health. Join us to hear a summary of what was learned. Local groups and project leaders will share what they are doing to help improve the health of Starke County residents and how you can get involved.

Please note: this event will be held IN-PERSON in the Purdue Extension conference room at 108 North Pearl Street, Knox, IN with an option for virtual participation. The meeting in-person will be held on the bottom floor of the building; enter through the stairs outside to get inside the office.

Note that there are two Data for Doers events, one on Feb 28 and one on Mar 7. The information being presented will be the same at both events, please attend whichever session is most convenient for you. Register here to attend.

 

Mar
9
Thu
2023
Connections IN Health: Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition of Indiana Meeting
Mar 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition of Indiana (CADI) is working to help Hoosiers address the burden of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and stroke through education, collaboration, awareness, advocacy, and access to care. CADI uses its long-standing history of engaging various partners throughout the state in service of this work. The coalition has successfully been able to develop and launch the Better Together Plan, Indiana’s first statewide strategic plan to address cardiovascular disease, diabetes and stroke together.

Add the CADI meetings to your calendar.

Mar
14
Tue
2023
Connections IN Health: Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance Coalition Meeting
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Apr
1
Sat
2023
April is National Minority Health Month
Apr 1 all-day

April is National Minority Health month! Learn how to build awareness around the disproportionate burden of premature deaths among people from racial and ethnic minority groups. Learn how to encourage action in your community through early detection and health education:

https://www.nimhd.nih.gov/programs/edu-training/nmhm/
https://www.nichq.org/resource/national-minority-health-month-social-media-resources

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