National Women's Health Week is a week long (May 10-16, 2009) health observance coordinated by the United States Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health. National Women's Health Week encourages and empowers women to make their health a high priority.
Pinal County Public Health Services District will be holding two 60 minute educational sessions throughout the County in several of the Public Health clinics. Each session will focus on:
- Diabetes Information
- Nutritional Education
- Breast/Cervical Cancer Screening Education
- Physical Activity Information
Please come and join us!! The first session will begin at 10:00 am and the second session will begin at 11:30 am in each of the designated locations.
Health Officials strongly recommend:
- Getting at least 2 ½ hours of moderate physical activity, 1 hour and 15 minutes of vigorous physical activity, or a combination of both each week.
- Eating a nutritious diet.
- Visiting a health care professional for regular checkups and preventive screenings.
- Avoiding risky behaviors, like smoking and not wearing a seatbelt.
- Paying attention to mental health, including getting enough sleep and managing stress.
The Pinal County Public Health Services District in Partnership with the Pinal County Wellness Coalition invite all women (wife, sister, daughters, neighbors) to Join the Women's Challenge. The Women's Challenge is a website designed to facilitate the setting of personal goals, allows for earning virtual awards, and tracks your success. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to interact with a community of women making the commitment to a healthier life!
Please note the attached calendar for the scheduled session in your area! If you or anyone you know would be interested in attending please contact Marcela Limon, Clinic Operations Manager, via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to seeing you!!
Pinal County Public Health Services District