Coos County AFSP Community Walk 2021
You can learn more and donate to the Coos County Out Of The Darkness Walk here: https://supporting.afsp.org/index.cfm...
What is an FQHC?
Andrea Trenner, CEO of Waterfall Community Health Center discusses what it means to be a "Federally Qualified Health Center."
"Hypertension" educates on what a healthy blood pressure reading is and how to maintain these levels; how to reduce high blood pressure caused by various genetic and environmental factors.
"Pneumonia" educates on various causes, which groups are at a high risk of contracting the illness, and treatment strategies.
"Insomnia" explains the various causes of this sleep disorder, potential long-term consequences, options for treatment, and suggestions for establishing healthy sleeping habits.
"Stress" discusses the long-term effects stress has on health and encourages patients to manage stress effectively.
"Nicotine Addiction" offers support and describes treatment options for patients who are addicted to tobacco products.
"Sore Throat" explains that most symptoms are caused by a virus and can be treated with rest and medication if necessary; describes difference between step throat and signs to look for.
"Substance Abuse" explains signs and symptoms of substance abuse and how to find help.
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
"Upper Respiratory Tract Infection" educates viewers on infection of the upper respiratory tract, which includes the nose, sinuses and throat.
"Weight Management" warns viewers of health risks from being overweight and emphasizes the importance of building healthy habits.