The Fidelis Care Blog

Wednesday • Posted by Fidelis Care • in In The Community
Hispanic communities often face health disparities because of inequalities based on ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and geography. During Hispanic Heritage Month, we are proud to recognize the diverse backgrounds and cultures of our Hispanic community partners and to highlight the contributions they make to address issues in their communities.
Last Week • Posted by Dr. Nicole Belanger-Reynolds, Medical Director • in Children's Health, Health and Wellness
September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. More than 14.7 million American children and adolescents have obesity — that’s almost 20% of all children between the ages of 2 and 19 years. In New York State, an estimated 1 in 5 children have obesity.
Last Week • Posted by George Rodriguez, Fidelis Care Vice President of Sales and Marketing • in In The Community
As Hispanic Heritage Month begins September 15, Fidelis Care joins New York State and the nation in celebrating the rich cultural heritage, contributions, and resilience of the Hispanic community. Hispanic Heritage Month reflects my culture, family, and joy. That’s what I experienced as a child in the Dominican Republic and embrace today. I am proud of my heritage, and work to educate and empower my children to be proud of who they are and what they represent. I consider the month a celebration of my authentic self.
Last Week • Posted by Fidelis Care • in Caregiver Support, In The Community
As people get older, a fall in the home can cause serious injury. Take some simple steps to reduce the risk of falls.
9/12/2023 • Posted by Dr. Thomas Raskauskas, Obstetrician-Gynecologist and Senior Medical Director • in Women's Health
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, recognized annually in September, is a time to raise awareness about the risk factors, symptoms, and prevalence of ovarian cancer.
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