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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.

June 2019: Health webinars & community events

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Come One, Come All. 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 June 2019 or just read below:

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Halt the Heat! Keep Cool and Save a Bundle , Wednesday June 5, 2019          10:00 am-10:30am               

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6852168958079488258

 

Beat the heat without defeating your budget! Keeping a house cool isn’t cheap. In fact, it usually accounts for 10-20% of American’s annual electric bill. But there are ways to “chill out” without spending more than you can afford. Join us for this webinar for some tips to help you keep the chill inside!

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On the Road Again:  Traveling Healthier and More Efficient

Wednesday, June 12, 2019              10:00am-10:30am              https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5069322948268712962

 

At times, it is less expensive and more advantageous to travel by road than air.  However, if the road trip is not well planned, it can cost you more money, time and even your health in many ways.  Join us for this webinar to help you better plan a healthier and more efficient trip!

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It’s Getting Hot in Hurrrrrrrr (here):  Summer Safety
Thursday, June 13, 2019    2:00pm-2:30pm  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8996308991317721091

Looks like it’s gonna be a hot one this season!  Summer time brings a lot of excitement but also is a source5 of terribly hot, humid weather, possible skin burns, mosquitoes and injuries.  Let’s err on the side of caution and prepare. This webinar will get you started. Let’s let the good times roll….safely!  

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Asthma, Allergies, Immunology..OH My!!!! 

Thursday June 20, 2019   10:00am-10:30am           https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4420950836974013442

5Whether recently diagnosed with allergies and or asthma or have had experiences for a while, join us for this webinar to get a better handle on management.  

  

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#Trendsational2019  

Thursday June 20, 2019     3:00pm-3:30pm                              https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4293955044942503682

Over the years we see fitness fads come and go, while others stick around for a while. As we transition into

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 summer and half the year has sailed by, hopefully you’re still on track with the goals you set at the beginning of the year. If not, now is the time to reset with no regret! From brain workouts, to fitness for your face, and becoming a Ninja Warrior, tune in to learn more about interesting fitness trends of 2019.   

 

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The Low Stress Diet

Tuesday, June 25, 2019      10:00am-10:30am                             https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4866457555385954562

 

Stress can have a negative impact on your health. Stress management includes a proper diet, physical5 activity, good sleep and several coping techniques.  Join us for this webinar to see what healthy dietary tips can be incorporated in your life to help the body deal with stress better.

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Dealing with Difficult People 

Tuesday, June 25, 2019      10:00am-10:30am   https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4720507282403368706

How do you approach someone who is resistant to your message? In this webinar, I’ll outline some simple motivational interviewing techniques to help you manage confrontations with difficult people.

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Community Events

 

 

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Living Healthy with Hypertension Workshop

Southwest Regional Library
3605 Shannon Rd Durham 27707
Thursdays:  June 6, 13 & 20, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm                                                               

Join us for a three-week interactive workshop for people who have been diagnosed with pre-hypertension, hypertension better known as high blood pressure. Participants of this workshop will learn how to better manage this potentially dangerous condition. Learn the tools and resources that are sure to help.
Please prepare to attend all sessions. Registration is required.  Click here to reserve YOUR spot.

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Support Groups

Diabetes Support Group

Second Mondays
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 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-5:00pm
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 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.

 

 For Faith-Based Organizations

 

 

For Faith-based Organizations

 

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, September 9, 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   

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Support Groups

Diabetes Support Group

Second Mondays

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 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.govfor 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.

****for February, we will meet on 2/20/19 instead

 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.

 

 

 

Support Groups

Diabetes Support Group

Second Mondays

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 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.govfor 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.

****for February, we will meet on 2/20/19 instead

 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.

 

 

 

Support Groups

Diabetes Support Group

Second Mondays

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 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.govfor 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.

****for February, we will meet on 2/20/19 instead

 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.