The Equality Health Walk-in Clinic and Bashas’ Food City celebrated American Heart Month with a healthy cooking event featuring Chef Chacón. The free event took place on Saturday, February 8 at 1 p.m. inside Food City located at 9020 W. Thomas Rd. in Phoenix. Watch the Healthy Heart Cooking Demo here.
This month is the traditional time in countries around the world to celebrate sharing love. But the connection with hearts and love doesn’t stop on February 14. February is American Heart Month, and the whole month is dedicated to heart health awareness.
The term Substance Use Disorder is also known as drug addiction. This is a medical condition that occurs when a person uses alcohol or drugs repeatedly. Addiction causes problems with functioning normally at work, school or home and can result in death.
Depression is a condition that makes you feel sad, empty and hopeless for two weeks or longer. It also can make you tired in the day and unable to sleep at night. You might even lose interest in your normal activities with family, school, work and social activities.
Do you need help understanding COVID-19 and what to do next? Equality Health presented an online conversation on June 25, 2020 about what you need to know about COVID-19, where to find community support and financial resources to help you and your family.
Without a doubt you can say life on planet Earth these days is far from “normal”. The constant stress from the outbreak of an unknown and potentially deadly disease called COVID-19 has modified the entire world’s way of living.
When the Equality Health Care Team reviewed Elias’s Health Socio Cultural Assessment, the risk score was not only high enough to prompt an outreach, but the nurse team decided to contact him immediately for a consult.
Roberto is a 51-year-old male who resides in Mesa. He completed his first Social and Cultural Risk Assessment (SCRA) while at his PCP’s office in May 2019. At that time his social risk score was low, but the SCRA assessment showed insecurities in recreational activities and lack of access to fresh food. Roberto was engaged via text messages and accepted assistance in finding resources.
The next time you have a minor or non-emergency health issue, call your doctor first. Learn more about where to go and when here.
When Equality Health Care Team Nurse Rachel Jozaites first met Becky, a 36-year-old Native American woman with a history of alcohol abuse, Becky’s liver was failing. “She was so ill, I thought she was going to die,” Rachel said.