Health

Free Computer Classes at African-American Health Information & Resource Center

By Savannah Tribune | July 10, 2019

Free Computer Classes taught by Microsoft Certified Instructors held at the African-American Health Information & Resource Center, 1910 Abercorn St, in Savannah Older Adult & Beginner Classes Keyboarding, Internet/Email Basics, Windows I & II Advanced Classes Word Basic I & II • Excel I & II • PowerPoint Small Business & Personal Use Classes • QuickBooks I & II Microsoft … Continue reading “Free Computer Classes at African-American Health Information & Resource Center”

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Gives Tips For Traveling Cancer Patients

By Savannah Tribune | July 10, 2019

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has compiled some tips to help cancer patients prepare for their trip that can make traveling a more enjoyable experience. Before you go: Talk to your doctor: Unfortunately, it isn’t always safe for people in cancer treatment to fly. Make sure you get approval from your doctor, receive any vaccines required for travel, inquire … Continue reading “The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Gives Tips For Traveling Cancer Patients”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | July 10, 2019

By now, your children are out of school and are doing their summer-time “thing.” For some kids, that is vacationing and spending time with family, while for others, it is relaxing— watching tv, playing video games, or on the computer (phones) several hours of the day. Computers, telephones, and computerized games have become a routine part of kids’ lives. Surveys … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”

Free Computer Classes at African-American Health Information & Resource Center

By Savannah Tribune | July 03, 2019

Free Computer Classes taught by Microsoft Certified Instructors held at the African-American Health Information & Resource Center, 1910 Abercorn St, in Savannah Older Adult & Beginner Classes Keyboarding, Internet/Email Basics, Windows I & II Advanced Classes Word Basic I & II • Excel I & II • PowerPoint Small Business & Personal Use Classes • QuickBooks I & II Microsoft … Continue reading “Free Computer Classes at African-American Health Information & Resource Center”

Protect Yourself from Mosquito Bites This Summer

By Savannah Tribune | July 03, 2019

This holiday week, whether you’re grilling in the backyard or gathering for fireworks, there’s one pesky neighbor you shouldn’t invite to the party – the mosquito. But unless you’ve taken precautions, these nuisance insects may show up, bringing viruses along with them. Mosquitoes can pass viruses like West Nile Virus to humans when they bite. There have been no confirmed … Continue reading “Protect Yourself from Mosquito Bites This Summer”

Free Computer Classes at African-American Health Information & Resource Center

By Savannah Tribune | June 26, 2019

Free Computer Classes taught by Microsoft Certified Instructors held at the African-American Health Information & Resource Center, 1910 Abercorn St, in Savannah Older Adult & Beginner Classes Keyboarding, Internet/Email Basics, Windows I & II Advanced Classes Word Basic I & II • Excel I & II • PowerPoint Small Business & Personal Use Classes • QuickBooks I & II Microsoft … Continue reading “Free Computer Classes at African-American Health Information & Resource Center”

Do You Have A Primary Care Physician?

By Savannah Tribune | June 26, 2019

Welcome to summer— baseball season is here, and I love watching the Savannah Bananas round the bases at Grayson Stadium. But, what if I told you the Bananas wouldn’t have a manager this season? Yes, no Tyler Gillum. While it’s hard to imagine a team forgoing its head coach’s expertise, many Americans reject that type of support in our own … Continue reading “Do You Have A Primary Care Physician?”

Free National HIV Testing Day Events Scheduled in Chatham County

By Savannah Tribune | June 26, 2019

HIV testing is recommended as part of routine health care, yet many Americans are not being tested as often as advised. Whether living with HIV or not, there are more options than ever to stay healthy. The first step is knowing your status and getting tested for HIV. National HIV Testing Day is an opportunity to normalize HIV testing and … Continue reading “Free National HIV Testing Day Events Scheduled in Chatham County”

Health Department to Provide No-Cost Health Screenings for School Students

By Savannah Tribune | June 26, 2019

The Chatham County Health Department wants to help parents beat the back-to-school rush by offering a no-cost vision, hearing, dental, and nutrition screening from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, at the Eisenhower Drive health department location. Students will be seen on a first come, first served basis. Immunization services will also be available at regular cost. … Continue reading “Health Department to Provide No-Cost Health Screenings for School Students”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | June 19, 2019

Does your vision seem cloudy? Do you feel like your glasses are always dirty? Do colors seem dim and glare from car lights bother you? If so, you may have cataracts. Cataracts are a clouding of the lens inside the eyes. The lens works like a camera allowing light to focus onto the back of the eyes. If there is … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”