National Nurses Week is May 6-12. At Fidelis Care, nurses work to help people in many ways. Some nurses assist members leaving hospitals so that they won’t have to go right back in. Some help moms and babies with special needs in our BabyCare program.
This Friday, bags of food will be distributed to more than 6,300 students across 22 counties of northeastern New York. Over 500 of these children receive bags because of the success of the 2021 Backpack Heroes campaign, which raised over $100,000 to support the program.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently updated and published new guidelines for families advising that children younger than 24 months should have zero screen time other than for supervised video chatting.
During Black Maternal Health Week, Fidelis Care will team up with Northwell Health to co-host a webinar, “Awareness and Advocacy for Better Health Outcomes.” The webinar will highlight the importance of access to quality maternal health care, and explore the roots of maternal mortality among Black women.
Cyberbullying is harassment that takes place over digital devices, social media platforms, and gaming experiences. According to the Pew Research Center, 59% of U.S. teens have been bullied or harassed online.