Data Trainings, Glucose Screenings & Looking at Lead Poisoning: Updates to the UHW Community Datebook, June 21 – 29, 2010

Monday, June 21, 2010


Online Mapping on ‘QuickHealthDataOnline’
A Telephone Training on the Online Information System
By the Office on Women’s Health

Monday, June 21, 2010
11 am – 12 pm
Toll Free Number: 1-877-960-5201
Passcode: 563427#

Announcing the availability of a series of telephone trainings on the Office on Women’s Health online information system QuickHealthDataOnline. The system contains data on demographics, mortality, reproductive and maternal health, disease incidence, and access to care at the county level for all states and territories; additionally, data are included on prevention, violence, and mental health at the state level. To the extent possible, data are provided by race, ethnicity and gender, and where applicable/available, by age. Also, the system incorporates graphing and mapping features so that the data of interest can be used directly as tables, graphs/chart and maps.

Prior to the start of the session, (1) be sitting in front of your computer, (2) open the internet on your computer, (3) go to the following web address: http://www.womenshealth.gov/quickhealthdata, and (4) set the telephones on Mute.

For more information, visit http://www.healthstatus2010.com/owh or contact Al Meltzer – (e): ameltzer@qrs-inc.com; (p): (703) 352-7393.

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

FREE Health & Wellness Information &
Glucose & Cholesterol Screenings

Presented by Shekinah Family Worship Center

Tuesday, June 22, 2010
6:00 – 8:00 PM
25 Pomona Ave.
Providence, RI

Information:(w) http://www.shekinahfamilyworshipcenter.org; (e) sfwc@cox.net; (p): 401-421-0226

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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Health Disparities and ‘QuickHealthDataOnline’
A Telephone Training on the Online Information System
By the Office on Women’s Health

A Special Focus on the Hispanic Population

Wednesday, June 23, 2010
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Toll Free Number: 1-877-960-5201
Passcode: 563427#

Announcing the availability of a series of telephone trainings on the Office on Women’s Health online information system QuickHealthDataOnline. The system contains data on demographics, mortality, reproductive and maternal health, disease incidence, and access to care at the county level for all states and territories; additionally, data are included on prevention, violence, and mental health at the state level. To the extent possible, data are provided by race, ethnicity and gender, and where applicable/available, by age. Also, the system incorporates graphing and mapping features so that the data of interest can be used directly as tables, graphs/chart and maps.

Prior to the start of the session, (1) be sitting in front of your computer, (2) open the internet on your computer, (3) go to the following web address: http://www.womenshealth.gov/quickhealthdata, and (4) set the telephones on Mute.

For more information, visit http://www.healthstatus2010.com/owh or contact Al Meltzer – (e): ameltzer@qrs-inc.com; (p): (703) 352-7393.

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

LIFESPAN COMMUNITY HEALTH ADVOCATES MEETING
“Lead Poisoning and its Impact on Communities of Color”

Presented by Emily Godfrey
Childhood Lead Action Project

Tuesday, June 29, 2010
12:00p.m. – 2:00p.m.
The Miriam Hospital, 1st floor
Sopkin Auditorium
164 Summit Avenue
Providence, RI

RSVP REQUIRED (lunch will be provided; limited seating)
(p) 401-431-5410 ext 223; (e) jrawlings1@lifespan.org

Learn more about “Lead Poisoning and its Impact on Communities of Color” with Emily Godfrey, the Project Coordinator of the Immigrant and Refugee Lead Prevention Project at the Childhood Lead Action Project. For more information or to RSVP contact Minority Outreach Specialist, Julie Rawlings, at 401-431-5410 ext 223 or by email jrawlings1@lifespan.org.

Lunch will be provided and parking will be available in the FREE visitor’s lot across the street from the main entrance of The Miriam Hospital or the FREE valet service can be used at the main entrance of the hospital.



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