NATIONAL DIABETES MONTH 2014
Diabetes. It’s heart-felt.
People with diabetes are at greater risk for heart disease.
This risk can be lowered by managing the diabetes ABCs:
the A1C test, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol and Stop Smoking. TAKE ACTION and ask your health care team:
- What you’re ABC numbers are
- What should your ABC numbers be
- What you can do to reach your targets
See http://ndep.nih.gov/i-have-diabetes/KnowYourABCs.aspx for more information.
For information on Ebola go to http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/
Flu Vaccine Available
No appointment needed. Most insurances can be billed. Cost with no insurance is $25.00. Flu mist or shots available.
Health Department Closing Dates and Clinic Schedule Changes
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 (closing at 1:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 (all day Veteran’s Day)
Thursday, November 27, 2014 and Friday, November 28, 2014 (Happy Thanksgiving)
Board of Health Meeting Dates
December 16, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
All meetings at the Boyle County Health Department
Kentucky Healthcare Connection
http://kynect.ky.gov/ Link to information about Kentucky Healthcare Plans for 2014.
Adult Vaccines Available for over age 18
MMR for adults uninsured or insurance does not pay. $5 administrative fee.
Diabetes Basics 9:00- 11:00 a.m. November 10
Diabetes Meal Planning 9:00-11:00 a.m. November 17
Diabetes Prevention 9:00- 11:00 a.m. November 12
Diabetes Support and Information Group
Next meeting is November 18, 2014 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m at the Boyle County Health Department.
Contact Julie for more information 859-236-2053.
Cooper Clayton Method to Stop Smoking
Cooper Clayton Method to Stop Smoking orientation class on January 13, 2015 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Boyle County Health Department lower level class room.
Tobacco Cessation Help https://www.quitnowkentucky.org/
TB Skin Test
No appointment is needed for TB skin test. They will be given during clinic hours on Mondays 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesdays 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m.
WIC is 40 Years Old http://www.wicturns40.org/
Drink 1% or Less Milk
WIC will cut the fat to 1% or less starting on October 1, 2014 for all women and children 2 years and older. This will decrease calories for a healthier weight, decrease saturated fat for a healthier heart, increase calcium for strong bones, teeth and healthy blood pressure and offer same or more vitamins A and D.