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Caring for Our Community Through Prevention, Outreach and Education

Community Health Services
2013 Community Health Services Report

Scottsdale Healthcare offers outreach programs that that help to improve the health of thousands throughout our community. Community Health Services programs include:

  • Health screenings - Free health screenings identify individuals at risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Personalized counseling is performed by registered nurses and referrals are made as needed.
  • Early childhood - Programs are designed to educate children in the areas of health and wellness, nutrition education, benefits of physical activity and the prevention of type II diabetes, and other chronic diseases now affecting children within our communities.
  • Youth - Our health educators work with local school districts, Boys and Girls Clubs, and after-school programs to provide evidence based programs to prevent tobacco use, improve nutrition and increase physical activity. All activities and lessons are aligned with the Arizona State Standards and National Core Standards.
  • Older adults - Encouraging independence and healthy living, our programs feature physical activity classes, health screenings, educational lectures, fall prevention and chronic disease self-management programming. Often, collaboration with community partners such as the City of Scottsdale is involved.
  • Activities and lessons are aligned with the Arizona State Standards and National Core Standards.
  • Tobacco cessation - Free eight-week program offers group support as tobacco treatment specialists help participants create and implement an individualized plan for tobacco cessation. Participants receive supportive tools and resources.

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Scottsdale Healthcare's 2013 Community Health Services Report: