Health

EOA Receives $5000 Grant From WellCare

By Savannah Tribune | February 14, 2018

Economic Opportunity for Savannah-Chatham County Area, Inc. (EOA) received a $5,000 grant from WellCare of Georgia, a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., to provide utility assistance to individuals in the Savannah community. “This grant will allow us to provide additional assistance to low-income seniors and families in our community,” said Ms. Tom E. McBeth, executive director of the EOA. … Continue reading “EOA Receives $5000 Grant From WellCare”

Community Heart Health Fair

By Savannah Tribune | February 14, 2018

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Gamma Sigma Omega chapter will host a “Community Heart Health Fair” to bring awareness to heart disease and stroke. February, designated as American Heart Month, is an ideal time to remind Americans, especially women, to focus on their hearts. The biggest part of living healthy comes down to making healthy choices. The “Community Heart Health … Continue reading “Community Heart Health Fair”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | January 31, 2018

80% of what your child is taught in school is presented to them visually. So, there’s no question that good vision is important for learning. If your child is having difficulty in school, it may be due to a learning related visual problem. A comprehensive eye examination can address many visual problems children may have. In addition, a behavioral vision … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”

St. Joseph’s/Candler WomenHeart February Heart Month Events

By Savannah Tribune | January 31, 2018

WomenHeart Savannah is a multi-faceted program of WomenHeart www.womenheart.org, the leading national coalition of women heart patients that educates, advocates and supports thousands of women with or at risk of heart disease, the #1 killer of women. Partnering with the St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital System, a member of the WomenHeart National Hospital Alliance program, WomenHeart Savannah is led by a team … Continue reading “St. Joseph’s/Candler WomenHeart February Heart Month Events”

‘EYE CARE’ FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | January 24, 2018

Did you know that GLAUCOMA is one of the leading causes of preventable blindness among African Americans? It is 6 to 8 times more common in African Americans. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month and I want to take this opportunity to educate you about this “sneak thief” of sight. Vision loss in glaucoma results from damage to the optic … Continue reading “‘EYE CARE’ FOR YOU”

American Red Cross Youth Hero Nominations Deadline Approaching

By Savannah Tribune | January 03, 2018

The deadline to nominate a Youth Volunteer Hero is quickly approaching and the American Red Cross of Southeast and Coastal Georgia is encouraging the public to nominate a deserving youth today! The nominations will identify local students who are intentionally giving back to their community by volunteering at school, religious organizations, various non-profits, camps and more. Nominees must be enrolled … Continue reading “American Red Cross Youth Hero Nominations Deadline Approaching”

Georgia Counties Share Car Seat Mini Grant

By Savannah Tribune | January 03, 2018

The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH), Injury Prevention Program announces the 2018 recipients of Child Passenger Safety Mini- Grants. The grants help county health departments and their community partners reduce the number of injuries and deaths among children in Georgia. This year’s $229,670 award will be used to support the purchase of car seats to be distributed in over … Continue reading “Georgia Counties Share Car Seat Mini Grant”

‘EYE CARE’ FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | December 27, 2017

Another year has come and is almost gone already. I want to take this opportunity to thank you, Savannah and the Savannah Tribune community, for your support over this past year. We continue to implement progressive changes at EnVision Eye Care– from extending our office hours to adding a new Associate Doctor. We will expand our presence in 2018 by … Continue reading “‘EYE CARE’ FOR YOU”

5 Tips To Help End Your Spouse’s Snoring

By Savannah Tribune | December 20, 2017

If your spouse snores, you may have just endured another sleepless night. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There are steps you can take – or at least have your spouse take – that could end the snoring and perhaps even save your spouse’s life in the process. “A lot of people think of snoring as something that’s … Continue reading “5 Tips To Help End Your Spouse’s Snoring”

‘EYE CARE’ FOR YOU Remember To Take Care Of Yourself

By Savannah Tribune | December 20, 2017

It is December already. As you look back over 2017, you should reflect not only on what you did to help take care of others, but what you did to take care of yourself. For many of us, we get wrapped up into caring for others (family and friends) that we overlook the need to take care of our own … Continue reading “‘EYE CARE’ FOR YOU Remember To Take Care Of Yourself”