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.
In recognition of National Nutrition Month this March, Fidelis Care encourages New York residents to make small changes and explore food habits that can help improve diet, nutrition literacy, and healthy outcomes.