Preventive health is important at any age. Now is the time to invest in preventive health for our children as you gear up for another school year. Vaccines are an important part of maintaining a healthy life. Here you will find a children’s preventive health checklist to review with your pediatrician.
August Staying Connected Challenge
Show the Consortium how well you stay connected by submitting a mini quiz on resources, websites, and accounts available through your membership. Complete the form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 9th to be entered for a chance to win. Prizes include a $50 Wegman’s gift card, $50 Target gift card, or a $50 gift card to Rasa Spa.
Lead Poisoning- to learn about what to look for and how to get tested for lead exposure at any age visit this website full of information on the subject.
MyPlate- This website has health and nutrition information for children. For children older than 5, there is the interactive “Blast Off” game, coloring pages, activity sheets, and healthy eating tips for both kids and parents. This website covers ages from infant to elderly, there is information for everyone on how to eat healthy and what are better food choices depending on age group.
Cosmic Kids Yoga- This YouTube channel not only offers fun interactive yoga for children but a simple way to promote mindfulness and relaxation for kids. These are also silly videos the whole family can join in and try, please note most kids are more flexible than we are, be prepared to be challenged while the kids laugh at your struggles.
Stop Bullying.gov- This website provides anti-bullying information for both teens and kids, including interactive videos and articles on cyberbullying, the first day of school, and standing up for others.
September- Flu Clinics - Be on the lookout for our onsite flu clinic schedule coming in a separate email mid-August.
Walk to End Alzheimer’s- September 10th- Join our team, Consortium Connection, and walk with us and/or donate to our team fundraiser to help support the Alzheimer’s Association pursuit of their vision of a world without Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
October- Wear Pink Day- to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
November- December- Maintain Don’t Gain Challenge