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Niagara County Department of Health Offers Free Positive Pregnancy and Parenting Class Series

Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Tuesday, July 10, 2018/Categories: Health, Health Events

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Do you want to learn more about positive health choices and reducing stress? Residents of Niagara Falls are encouraged to register for a free class series starting August 7th. Young adults, parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate and will receive a free gift card for doing so. The Niagara County Department of Health, in collaboration with local agencies and partners, is offering a free Positive Pregnancy and Parenting class series. “We invite the community to join us and become empowered to make healthy choices and learn about the many supportive services available in Niagara Falls,” stated Daniel J. Stapleton, Public Health Director.

 

The eight class series will include topics such as safe sleep, family spacing, breastfeeding, stress reduction, lead screening and prevention, chronic disease reduction and developmental screening for young children. Those participating in the class series will receive information and learn skills to live a healthy life and reduce stress. Children are welcome to attend with a supervising adult. Free refreshments and transportation will be made available to registered participants..

 

Please register for the Positive Pregnancy and Parenting class series by visiting https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NCDOH_PPP_Class2   or calling (716) 439-7436. Our first class series will begin Tuesday, August 7 and occur every Tuesday and Thursday that month from 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM at the Harry Abate Elementary School, 1625 Lockport Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14305.   

 

If you have any questions regarding this class series, please call the Division of Public Health Planning and Emergency Preparedness, Elise Pignatora, Division Director, at (716) 439-7431.

 

Supported by a grant from the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York. The Health Foundation is an independent private foundation that advocates for continuous improvement in health and health care by investing in the people and organizations that serve young children and older adults.

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