Health 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 firstname.lastname@example.org at least 15-20 minutes prior to the start of a webinar.
October 2018: Health webinars & community events
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 email@example.com 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.
Webinars are subject to cancellation if there are no registrants within 3 days of the event.
Download the complete program for October 2018 or just read below:
6 Tips to prevent Colds and the Flu
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 2:00pm-2:30pm https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4087550318706632451
No, it is NOT too early to start thinking about this topic. Each year, many suffer through colds and the flu. There are no known cures for colds and the flu, so a proactive approach is best. Beyond a flu shot, there are several other strategies you can employ to get through the season. Join us for this webinar to learn what you can do!!
Flu shots will be available for Durham County Government employees on October 3, 2018 (details provided within the webinar) and for the general public the following week. Check the health department website for more details.
Domestic Violence: Speak up…It IS Your Business
Domestic Violence is our business. Join in this 30 minute Webinar and learn what domestic violence is, myths about domestic violence, the cycle of violence, how we can help victims of domestic violence and our local resources.
Breast Health a different view: 3D Mammography
Thursday, October 4, 2018 2:00pm-2:30pm https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7586187522215721475
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In recognition of the month, this webinar will take you beyond the basics of breast health, also answering the question—What is a 3D Mammogram? Remember, early detection is your best protection!
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Thurssday, Octber 11, 2018 10:00a-10:30am https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5080089360723627267
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a complex disorder. The condition is more than simply being tired and most importantly, it is not resolved by getting more rest. CFS IS a misunderstood condition by those who don’t have it and a search for resolve for those who do. Join us for this webinar which will enlighten you on the condition whether you have been newly diagnosed or know someone with it. Learning more may help you look at Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in a totally different way.
Health and Housing: What’s the Connection?
Thursday, October 25, 2018 2:00pm-2:45pm https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7393886237052697603
The scientific evidence on the many links between housing and health has grown substantially in recent decades with factors generally falling into four categories: housing quality, affordability, location, and social and community attributes. Join in for a closer look at this important relationship!
Got Skin Problems? What’s serious and What’s Not
Thursday, October 30, 2018 11:30am-12:15pm
Is your skin itchy, broken out, or covered in a rash or strange spots? Skin inflammation, changes in texture or color, and spots may be caused by infection, a chronic skin condition, or contact with an allergen or irritant. Your doctor should be consulted to evaluate these conditions. Join the webinar to see photos of various skin problems and their possible causes.
Grief & Loss
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 2:00pm-2:30pm
Grief and loss are an inevitable part of life. In this webinar, learn the latest research on grief and tips for dealing with grief including free and low cost community resources.
Missed a webinar? No problem! Go to our Channel to view recorded webinars. https://www.gotostage.com/channel/036310ae656944c79febc63bf39a9021
Durham County Men’s Health Council
Men on the Move Walks
Saturday, October 27, 2018
West Point on the Eno
5101 N. Roxboro Rd, 27704
For more information or to be included on our mailing list, contact:
Joyce Page at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-560-7109 (office) or 919-407-0102 (cell).
Sponsored by Durham County Department of Public Health
*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:
October -December 2018
Thursdays: October 11-November 1 , 2018 5:30pm-6:30pm Register here
To Be Announced Soon
| Diabetes Support Group
Monday, October 8, 2018 (second Mondays) 5:00pm-6:00pm
Human Services Building, 2nd Floor Board Rm
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 email@example.com for more information.
Stay Quit Support Group
First Thursday each month
Human Services Building,
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.
Making a Difference: October is breast cancer awareness month. Join us for an educational session that will go beyond the basics and include how to properly perform a self-breast exam, the use of breast models to identify how to detect abnormalities and information about the latest statistics, screenings (mammograms & 3D mammograms etc.) and community resources for treatment and support. Choose the date and site most convenient for you! All sessions are on Tuesdays at 6:00pm-7:00pm.
October 2, 2018 @6pm East Regional Library
October 9, 2018 @6pm North Regional Library
October 23, 2018 @ 6pm MakerLab @ Northgate Mall
If you would like to register for one of the dates above, click here
For more information, contact Willa Robinson Allen at 919-560-7771 or firstname.lastname@example.org
What’s the 411: Healthy Holidays with Diabetes
Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Human Services Building, 414 E. Main St., Conference Room C (on the second floor)
November and December typically mark the beginning of the holiday season. This means that many people travel, spend time with family and friends, and have a good time. Some people may feel that diabetes gets in the way during the holiday season. They feel like they have to choose between enjoying themselves or taking care of their diabetes. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. Join this presentation for strategies for healthy holidays with diabetes. A light lunch will be provided.
Contact Chelsea Hawkins 919-560-7223 or email@example.com for more information or to register.
You can also register online at https://seam.ly/yN6tQkeo. You do NOT have to have diabetes to attend.
|EVENTS FOR FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATION|
Please note: Community trainings that do not reach the minimum number of registrants may be canceled.
Durham Faith-based Organizations, the Durham County Health Ministry website has moved: http://dcopublichealth.org/services/health-education/health-promotion-and-wellness/durham-county-health-ministry-network
Start or Revive a Health Ministry (face-to-face)
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Southwest Regional Library
3605 Shannon Rd Durham
Health ministries work to support and promote health and wellness of the body, mind and spirit through planned organizational/congregational activities. If your organization does not have a health ministry or perhaps the current one needs a little refreshing, this training is for you! Send one or more from your organization and join us for a number or resources and a memorable experience. This is a face-to-face training that you leave you ready to get started immediately! To register, click the link below. http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=gdhnt6dab&oeidk=a07efkr1l2ma4117832
Durham County Health Ministry Network
Are you part of a faith-based organization looking for health-related resources for your church in Durham? Join the Durham County Health Ministry Network! Network with other churches and participate in trainings, community events and grant opportunities. Also, mark your calendars for the next quarterly meeting on
Monday, November 12, 2018 from 6-7:30pmat the Durham County Department of Public Health.
For more information, call Willa Robinson Allen at 560-7771 or contact through email firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Health Monthly Newsletter
Durham County Department of Public Health produces a monthly newsletter to keep the community informed. Sign up for Community Connections for the most up-to-date Durham Health information. http://dcopublichealth.org/news-events/stay-connected
You can also stay connected with us on our Durham County Department of Public Health Facebook Page, and follow us @DurhamHealthNC on Twitter and Instagram.