F-A-S-T: This Stroke Acronym Can Save Your Life

Posted on 16. Jul, 2018 by in Information & Referral, News

                                     There’s a reason doctors say “time is brain.” Everything about a stroke demands speed. The symptoms of stroke are abrupt, the diagnosis must be prompt, and the treatment must be immediate. For every minute a stroke is untreated, a person can lose around 1.9 million neurons, according to the National Stroke Association. “We know […]

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Summer 2018 Newsletter Online

Posted on 20. Jun, 2018 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral, Just Darn Good Information, Peer Support

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Accessibility Forum Scheduled for June 28

Posted on 20. Jun, 2018 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral

Human Relations The city will hold a forum Thursday, June 28, to hear from citizens with disabilities, their advocates, and service providers about the accessibility of city services, programs and activities. The forum will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Neal Bolton Home and Garden Building on the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds, 421 E. 27th St., […]

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VETERANS COFFEE EVENTS

Posted on 19. Jun, 2018 by in Community, Information & Referral, Just Darn Good Information

NO VETERANS COFFEE EVENTS IN JULY THAT HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE CARE CENTER IS HOSTNG. ——————————————- ALL VETERANS COFFEES ARE FROM 8:30 – 10:30 AM UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED. —————————- Davidson County: Wednesday, August 1, Richard Childress Racing, 425 Industrial Blvd. Welcome/Lexington. 1st Wednesday of each month, 8/1, 9/5, 10/3, 11/7, the big year end Vets Coffee […]

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March 11, 2018 Change Your Clocks–Time to Spring Forward–Daylight Saving Time Begins

Posted on 05. Mar, 2018 by in Information & Referral

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Veterans Coffee Update 3/5/18

Posted on 05. Mar, 2018 by in Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral

Don Timmons, Veteran, Army, 1969 & 1970 Hospice & Palliative CareCenter and Rowan Hospice & Palliative Care Community Partnership and Veterans Support Coordinator If you have questions about Hospice care, please call or email: 336 331-1309   don.timmons@hospicecarecenter.org   “Saluting Women Veterans” recognition dinner, Sunday, June 10. 4:00 – 7:00 pm Benton Convention Center, 301 West […]

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Veterans Coffee Update

Posted on 01. Dec, 2017 by in Information & Referral, Peer Support

    Don Timmons, Veteran, Army, 1969 & 1970 Hospice & Palliative CareCenter and Rowan Hospice & Palliative Care Community Partnership and Veterans Support Coordinator If you have questions about Hospice care, please call or email: 336 331-1309   don.timmons@hospicecarecenter.org   We are winding down the year and it has been another great one for the […]

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Don’t Be a Shot Dodger! Join Team Flu Dodger!

Posted on 01. Dec, 2017 by in Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral

The Division of Public Health’s Immunization Branch has launched a new ad campaign encouraging seasonal flu vaccination. The campaign debunks the common excuses people use to “dodge the shot” and avoid getting a vaccination. Watch the ads on the DHHS YouTube channel and find out where you can get a vaccination at flu.nc.gov.

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N.C. Aquariums to Offer Reduced Admission for Low-Income Families Starting Nov. 1

Posted on 08. Nov, 2017 by in Community, Information & Referral

Beginning Nov. 1, admission fees at North Carolina aquariums will be reduced for patrons presenting an Electronic Benefits Transfer, or EBT, card along with a valid form of photo identification. Under the new program, adult admission will be $3 and $2 for children ages 3-12. Up to four individuals can be admitted with each EBT […]

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October is Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted on 17. Oct, 2017 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral

  Congress designated each October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). The Office of Disability Employment Policy has the lead in planning NDEAM   activities and materials to   increase the public’s awareness of the contributions and skills of American workers with disabilities. Various programs carried out throughout the month also highlight the specific      employment barriers […]

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