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Tuesday • Posted by Fidelis Care • in Health and Wellness, Immunizations
Individuals ages 60 or older and pregnant people do not need a prescription to get a respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine at participating pharmacies. RSV infections usually occur during the fall and winter. If you are eligible, you should get vaccinated as soon as possible to stay healthy.
Tuesday • Posted by Fidelis Care • in Health and Wellness, Women's Health
Have you recently started to experience feelings of sadness or depression? If so, you may have seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression that usually starts in the late fall or early winter. Factors like shorter days, less sunlight, and changes in biological or bodily rhythms may lead to SAD.
Last Week • Posted by Dr. Umar Chouhdry, Internal Medicine specialist and Fidelis Care Medical Director • in Health and Wellness
Whether you feel sick, need ongoing treatment, or want a checkup, it is important to know where to go for health care.
11/16/2023 • Posted by Dr. Nicole Belanger-Reynolds, Fidelis Care Medical Director, and Dr. Camille Pearte, Fidelis Care Senior Medical Director • in Health and Wellness
The Great American Smokeout is held each year on the third Thursday of November and encourages smokers across the nation to quit smoking. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, this year’s Great American Smokeout is on November 16. Cigarette smoking remains the leading preventable cause of disease and death in the United States. About 1.7 million New Yorkers continue to smoke cigarettes. Every year in New York, smoking kills 21,000 adults. Another 1,400 New Yorkers die every year from exposure to secondhand cigarette smoke.
10/17/2023 • Posted by Ryan Goodenough, Vice President of Quality & Process Improvement at Fidelis Care • in Health and Wellness, In The Community
October 15-21, 2023, is National Healthcare Quality Week. This annual observance celebrates all professionals who make important contributions to improve healthcare quality every day. Fidelis Care's mission aligns with that of National Healthcare Quality Week: to provide quality, affordable health insurance coverage to all. Our quality initiatives are created to enable a healthcare system where services are delivered with dignity and respect.
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