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sdHealth webinars are offered once a month and are free.  From the webinar schedule register for the ones you would like to attend (in real time).   You will need access to a computer and Internet to participate.   Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email. Use the confirmation email to get the link that will allow you to access the webinar. Please test this link at least 10 minutes before the start of the webinar.

If you have any difficulties registering for a webinar, call (919) 560-7771 or email wrobinson@dconc.gov at least 15-20 minutes prior to the start of a webinar.

December 2018: Health webinars & community events

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Anyone can participate in the webinars on this schedule. Please feel free to share the schedule with anyone who is interested. The confirmation will be sent to the email address used to register for the webinar.

In order to participate, you must register. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email. Use the confirmation email to get the link that will allow you to access the webinar. If you have any difficulties registering for the webinars using the links in this document, please contact Willa Robinson Allen at 919-560-7771 or via email at wrobinson@dconc.gov at least 15-20 minutes prior to the start of a webinar.

Please note: A confirmation link will be sent to the email address you included in your registration. So, make sure you are able to access that email address prior to the start of the webinar. Use the confirmation link to access the webinar on the day of the event.

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Webinars are subject to cancellation if there are no registrants within 3 days of the event.

Download the complete program for December 2018 or just read below:

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Saving Our Children…Firearm Safety

Thursday, December 6, 2018              10:00pm-10:30pm              https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/209516733864242690

There is a great deal of difference between gun safety and gun control.  Gun safety is about ensuring a weapon is secured even when you think little eyes are not paying attention.  Learn how to keep your children safe from firearms and to “Just Ask” about the presence where you children play.  Learn about the law and the resources to obtain a free gunlock.   

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Better Sleep! A to Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Thursday, Decemmber 7, 2018             2:00pm-2:30pm              https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8924382235142464003

 

Are you tired of tossing and turning? Upgrade your slumber with a few simple tweaks and make it a bit5 easier to snag your 6-10 hours a night.  

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Tech Savvy Tools, Tricks, Bells and Whistles

Wednesday, December 12, 2018      10:30am - 11:00am                       https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8129686016911583747

Alexa, Cortanna or Google…turn off the lights!  Have you joined the techy trends or are you fighting it?  If you are not sure if you are ready for this step, stay informed through this webinar.  Whether you use these5 devices to remind you about appointments, things on your “to do list” or track your blood pressure, there are both advantages and disadvantages.  Join us for this webinar to learn more and consider what you have and may purchase in the future!

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Finally Get Rid of Embarrassing Signs of Sinus Infections  

Wednesday, December 12, 2018     11:30a-12:00am                              https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3170284943757367811

Learn how to manage sinus infections and the annoying signs that accompany it, like a running nose,5 coughing and congestion.

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Decrease the December Downs 

Thursday, December 13, 2018          3:00pm-3:30pm                           https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3249698270585143555

It is common for many people to struggle during the colder months of the year. From holiday stress and getting less sunlight, to being out of routine and the dreaded reminder of lost loved ones. Beyond these5 reasons, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) may also be the culprit! SAD is a type of depression displaying a recurring seasonal pattern. Tune in to learn more about diagnosis, symptoms and risk factors, in addition to ways you can combat the December Downs!

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I Feel it in my bones!...Arthritis Pain

Thursday, December 20, 2018     2:00pm-2:30pm
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6203725374606201347

Arthritis conditions can affect not only the joints but other parts of the body which may include supporting5 muscles, tendons and ligaments.  Tis the season for achy joints and YES, there is a correlation between weather changes and arthritis conditions.  Join us for this webinar to learn more about this condition and how to deal with pain related to “Arthr”.

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Missed a webinar? No problem! Go to our Channel to view recorded webinars.  https://www.gotostage.com/channel/036310ae656944c79febc63bf39a9021

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Community (Face-to-Face) Events

 

 

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FreshStart  (Quit Smoking Program)

Sponsored by Durham County Department of Public Healthcgar

 *locations will vary depending on the series

 If you are thinking about quitting, there is no better time than the present.  The American Cancer Society’s FreshStart® program has helped thousands of adults quit smoking for good.  Consider this announcement a personal invitation. We are now offering FREE nicotine patches and gum to our Fresh Start participants.  To register by phone call 919-560-7765 or online using the links below:

January-March 2018

Tuesdays: January 23-February 13, 2019                   5:30pm-6:30pm          Register   here

 

 

Support Groups

Diabetes Support Group

Second Mondays

5:00pm-6:00pm
Human Services Building, 2nd Floor Board Rm
414 East Main St

NO MEETING IN DECEMBER 2018

Do you have diabetes or have a loved one with diabetes? If so, this group is for you! Come to this monthly group to learn helpful tips about how to manage your diabetes better and get support from others with diabetes. Contact Chelsea Hawkins at 919-560-7223 or chawkins@dconc.gov for more information.

 

Stay Quit Support Group

First Thursday each month

5:30pm-6:30pm
Human Services Building, 1st Floor Board Rm
414 E. Main St.

 

Have you quit smoking and are trying to stay quit? If so, this group is for you! “Come join us every month to find support to help you quit for good. We are now offering FREE nicotine patches and gum to group participants.”

Sign up at http://tinyurl.com/DurhamStayQuit or contact Natalie Rich at 919-560-7895 or nrich@dconc.gov for more information.

 

Hypertension Management Support Group

Second Wednesdays each month

4:00pm-4:30pm
Human Services Building, 1st Floor Board Rm
414 E. Main St.

 High Blood Pressure can be challenging to manage and should be taken seriously.  Danger could be happening in your body that can easily be prevented.   Join us starting in February 2019 for this support group, to learn tips, discuss challenges and maybe even sample blood pressure friendly treats.  As this is a new support group, interest will keep it on the schedule after the pilot phase.  Sign up here.

 

 

 

 

Durham County Health Ministry Network                                                      

 

Durham County Health Ministry Network 
(for Durham faith-based organizations)

 

Are you part of a faith-based organization looking for health-related resources for your church in Durham?  If so, attend a meeting and maybe join the Durham County Health Ministry Network!  Membership is free and you will be able to participate in trainings, community events and grant opportunities. Mark your calendars for the next quarterly meeting on Monday, January 14, 2019 from 6-7:30pm at the Durham County Department of Public Health located at 414 E. Main Street.  For more information, call Willa Robinson Allen at 560-7771 or contact through email wrobinson@dconc.gov   To register, click here   

 

 

 September 2018
 

Durham Faith-based Organizations, the Durham County Health Ministry website has moved.  If you would like more information or to view the website, click here  

 

Happy holidays!

 

 

 

 

 Support Groups
 Diabetes Support Group

Monday, November 19, 2018 (second Mondays but 11/12/2018 is Veteran's Day)  5:00pm-6:00pm

Human Services Building, 2nd Floor Board Rm
414 East Main St

 

Do you have diabetes or have a loved one with diabetes? If so, this group is for you! Come to this monthly group to learn helpful tips about how to manage your diabetes better and get support from others with diabetes. Contact Aubrey Delaney at 919-560-7223 or chawkins@dconc.gov for more information.

 
     
 

Stay Quit Support Group

First Thursday each month
5:30pm-6:30pm

Human Services Building,
1st Floor Board Rm

414 E. Main St.

 

Have you quit smoking and are trying to stay quit? If so, this group is for you! Come join us every month to find support in quitting and to learn how to handle possible stumbling blocks along the way to being quit for good.

Sign up at http://tinyurl.com/DurhamStayQuit or contact Natalie Rich at 919-560-7895 or nrich@dconc.gov for more information.

 

 

 Support Groups
 Diabetes Support Group

Monday, November 19, 2018 (second Mondays but 11/12/2018 is Veteran's Day)  5:00pm-6:00pm

Human Services Building, 2nd Floor Board Rm
414 East Main St

 

Do you have diabetes or have a loved one with diabetes? If so, this group is for you! Come to this monthly group to learn helpful tips about how to manage your diabetes better and get support from others with diabetes. Contact Aubrey Delaney at 919-560-7223 or chawkins@dconc.gov for more information.

 
     
 

Stay Quit Support Group

First Thursday each month
5:30pm-6:30pm

Human Services Building,
1st Floor Board Rm

414 E. Main St.

 

Have you quit smoking and are trying to stay quit? If so, this group is for you! Come join us every month to find support in quitting and to learn how to handle possible stumbling blocks along the way to being quit for good.

Sign up at http://tinyurl.com/DurhamStayQuit or contact Natalie Rich at 919-560-7895 or nrich@dconc.gov for more information.