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Celebrate Women’s Health Week

What steps can you take for better health?

It is never too early or too late to work on becoming your healthiest you! National Women’s Health Week is focused on helping you take control of your health. This week serves as a reminder for women to make their health a priority and to build positive health habits.

  • Visit a doctor or health care provider for a well-women visit. Find a primary health care center Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol.
  • Are you up to date on vaccines Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol?
  • Get active!
  • Are you pregnant and need Prenatal Services? The Prenatal Program provides funding to provide prenatal care to low income, uninsured, and underinsured pregnant women. Find a clinic near you Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
  • Learn about the importance of preconception health.
  • The Let No Woman Be Overlooked Breast and Cervical Cancer Program provides free Breast and Cervical Prevention Screenings for women 21-64 years old.
  • Mental Health is an important part of overall health and well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices.
  • Oral Health: regular brushing, flowing, and dentist visits can prevent disease in your mouth and the rest of your body.
  • The Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program offers QuitNow-NH services for NH residents who want to quit tobacco products access to specially trained Quit Coaches who will help you choose nicotine replacement medicines and offer ways to stop cravings and avoid triggers-at no cost to you! Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) or log on to QuitNow-NH and fill out the enrollment form for a Quit Coach to call back.
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Prevention, Testing, and Treatment. Find a clinic near you Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
  • More than 1 in 4 American adults don’t know they have diabetes. Learn how to prevent diabetes through the Diabetes Prevention Program.
  • The Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention can help you take control of your Heart Health!
  • Prevent Injuries! The Injury Prevention Program’s mission is to reduce death and disabilities that result from intentional and unintentional injuries. Avoid unhealthy habits, like texting while driving, not wearing a seatbelt, or riding a bicycle without a helmet.

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