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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS for 2014

 

DATE NAME LOCATION DESCRIPTION

Sept 19

Employee Health 2014 Flu Fair 

Ambulatory Care Pavilion (Center)

“Hospital Access” must be on Employee ID Badge to receive the vaccine through EH&W.  Conference Room, 8:30am-3:30pm

Sept 20

Walk for Weight Loss

Metabolic Weight Loss Center

Join us for Long Island's half-mile/three-mile community walk to celebrate anyone working to achieve and maintain a healthy weight: your friends, family, co-workers, fellow Long Islanders...or yourself! Registration fee and sponsorship donations support the Bariatric and Metabolic Weight Loss Center at Stony Brook Medicine. Saturday, September 20 9am(check-in) 9:30am (Walk start) at Stony Brook University Campus. Registration fee: $20. Call Darragh 
Herlihy for more information: (631) 638-2029.

Sept 22

Car Free Day

 

The Stony Brook University Office of Sustainability is celebrating sustainable transportation by participating in Car Free Day Long Island, which is being held on Monday, September 22, 2014. Join us by pledging to be car free or car-litePlease pledge here for a chance to win great prizes through Car Free Day Long Island: http://carfreedayli.com/pledge/

Sept 22, 23, and 24

Employee Health 2014 Flu Fair 

Hospital

“Hospital Access” must be on Employee ID Badge to receive the vaccine through EH&W.  EH&W Level 3 7am-7pm

Sept 25 and 26

Employee Health 2014 Flu Fair 

Tech Park

“Hospital Access” must be on Employee ID Badge to receive the vaccine through EH&W. Building 31, Conference Room A. 7:30am-4pm

Nov 8

Vascular Screening

Stony Brook Univ Heart Center

A visit to our free vascular screening just might save your life, or the life of a friend or family member who may be at risk. Get screened if you are 60 or older, and have one of the following risk factors: a current or past smoker, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease or a family history of aortic aneurysm. Telephone pre-registration and a brief qualifying interview are required. No walk-ins accepted. Saturday, November 8th, 8am to 4pm at Stony Brook University Heart Center. To register, call (631) 638-2100.

 TBD

FREE Fitness Classes 

Campus Recreation Center

 Healthier U sponsors fitness classes at the Campus Recreation Center (CRC) during Fall 2014.  Register here.  Receive free passes to CRC.

Ongoing

Free Nutritional Education Sessions

 

Need help with managing weight loss, diabetes or other health issues? Employee Health & Wellness is sponsoring Nutritional Education sessions. These 30-minute sessions are Free, individual, private and confidential. Call Employee Health & Wellness at 444-7767 to schedule your appointment. First Session begins Thursday September 18, 2014

Ongoing

Blood Pressure & Body Fat Testing

Campus Recreation Center

Wednesdays 5 to 6 p.m. (Fall & Spring) or make an appointment with dean.bowen@stonybrook.edu or amanda.turnbull@stonybrook.edu (Winter & Summer) at the Campus Recreation Center. Not a member? No problem. Stop in for a free screening and leave with your one-day free pass. No need to register. Walk-ins accepted.

Ongoing

The ARTS in MEDICINE program.  

 

Stony Brook Cancer Center offers FREE workshops for anyone touched by cancer: patients, survivors, caregivers, staff, family, friends, community. 

Ongoing

LEARN TO BE TOBACCO FREE

 

Smoking Cessation Program.  Learn more

Suffolk County Office of Health Education Smoking Cessation Schedule.

Ongoing Diabetes Classes   The program provides the knowledge, skills and tools people living with diabetes. Learn more
Ongoing Diabetes Support Groups   "Dealing with Diabetes" - Monthly adult diabetes support groups on Friday mornings and Monday evenings.  Free and open to the public.  Sponsored by Stony Brook Diabetes Center.  Learn more
Ongoing Personal Training Campus Recreation Center Not a Campus Recreation Center member? No problem. Stop in to enjoy this personal training session (see flyer for fee schedule) and leave with your one-day free pass.  No need to register.  Walk-ins accepted.

 

ONGOING EVENTS:

 

LEARN TO BE TOBACCO FREE

Smoking Cessation Program

Learn To Be Tobacco Free is a six-week, one-hour-per-week program. Techniques to stop smoking as well as stress management, relaxation and behavior modification will be shared. Skills will be developed. Nicotine replacement is offered for three months as indicated. The program is free, and you need not stop smoking to attend. Speaker is a smoking cessation counselor/educator with the Suffolk County Department of Health or with Stony Brook University.



Diabetes Classes 2014

Diabetes Education at Stony Brook Medicine is offering a comprehensive, ADA accredited, Diabetes Self Care Management Training and Support Program for all adults with diabetes and their families. The program provides knowledge, skills and tools people living with diabetes need to know in order to manage their chronic condition successfully and avoid the many associated complications. Our multidisciplinary professional staff takes a compassionate approach to help you through all the information about the disease and its management. Topics covered include, but not limited to, types of diabetes, meal planning, blood glucose monitoring, exercise, use of medications, acute and chronic complications, stress, travel, vacationing, and community resources. Individuals should inquire with their insurance carriers about coverage. Pre-registration is required. 2014 course dates are listed in the attached flyer.  

Register by calling 444-0580 option #4.

Learn more