Monday, October 26, 2009

CCACC Health Fair

Hep B screening flyer(Chinese) A participant is signing up AAHI's Hep B screening. Good Job!!! Thx CCACC's volunteers for your help Breast health education by Leigh, AAHI Health Promoter Good friend of AAHI, Mr. Richard Liu Interview of Mr. MK Lee, AAHI Steering Committee & Director of Community Service Division, CCACC
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Holy Cross Cancer Screening Day


Sunday, October 25, 2009

A panel discussion (Montgomery County) about the H1N1 virus

A panel discussion among medical professionals, county government and emergency planning personnel in Montgomery County about the H1N1 virus.

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Thursday, October 22, 2009

Flu Information (H1N1 and Seasonal Flu)

Information obtained from
http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/mcgtmpl.asp?url=/content/exec/swine_flu/index.asp
*Please visit the web site for more infomation

Last updated: 10/22/09
An H1N1 vaccination clinic ***PROVIDING NASAL SPRAY ONLY*** will be held for all healthy Montgomery County children and young adults, including public and private school students, ages six months to 24 years, on the following date at all three locations listed below:

Wednesday, October 28 from 4 to 8 p.m.

Northwood High School
919 University Boulevard West
Silver Spring

Northwest High School
13501 Richter Farm Road
Germantown

Rockville High School
2100 Baltimore Road
Rockville

Children with compromised immunity or chronic health conditions cannot receive the nasal spray. Consent forms must be filled out at the clinic but sample consent forms (English/Spanish) are available here.

Those target groups who cannot receive nasal spray include:
* pregnant women,
* children with chronic illnesses,
* children between the ages of six months and two years, and
* adults ages 25-64 years who have chronic conditions such as asthma, heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

Health officials recommend that everyone consider receiving an H1N1 vaccination. Clinics for Montgomery County residents NOT in the target groups will be held at a later date. Dates and locations for clinics will be posted when information is available. In addition to local health departments, retail locations and some private physicians will be receiving the H1N1 vaccine, as well.

Montgomery County’s flu hotline 240-777-4200 is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

County Sponsors First H1N1 Vaccination Clinic Friday, October 9

Information obtained from http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/apps/News/press/PR_details.asp?PrID=5931

County Sponsors First H1N1 Vaccination Clinic Friday, October 9

Montgomery County Health and Human Services will offer its first H1N1 vaccination clinic on Friday, October 9 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Dennis Avenue Health Center, 2000 Dennis Avenue in Silver Spring.

The County has received 2500 doses of the intranasal H1N1 vaccine (nasal spray), which will offered at this clinic. The County expects to receive injectable flu vaccine (flu shots) in the next several weeks. There will continue to be deliveries of both types of flu vaccine in the coming weeks and months.

The nasal spray form of the vaccine contains a live-but-weakened form of the H1N1 influenza virus. It is licensed for the vaccination of healthy individuals between the ages of two and 49. However, it is not licensed for use in pregnant women or children and adults with chronic illnesses. Health officials expect to begin receiving injectable vaccine shortly.

This clinic will be focused on the following priority groups:

• Healthy children from ages two to 18

• Healthy adults up to age 49 who are caretakers of infants younger than six months of age, and

• Healthy health care workers up to age 49.

The intranasal flu vaccine may NOT be given to:

• Pregnant women

• Children or adults with chronic illnesses such as asthma and diabetes

If adults or children received the FluMist form of the seasonal flu vaccination, they must wait 28 days before receiving the intranasal H1N1 vaccine. If the seasonal flu vaccine was given in injectable form (flu shot), there is NO waiting period.

Health officials recommend that everyone consider receiving an H1N1 vaccination when ample supplies become available at a later date.

In addition to local health departments, retail locations and some private physicians will be receiving the H1N1 vaccine as well.

For updated information, check the County’s website at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/h1n1flu or call the flu hotline at 240-777-4200. The hotline is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m

Monday, October 5, 2009

MOTA Training -- Oct 3, 2009

Resources in the community
Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer Education

Cancer Educaton

Breast Health Education on Sept 29, 2009





Outreach event @ CBC


Interview with the English Pastor, Rev. John Tung video