Univera Funding for Screening and Educating Individuals with Diabetes

Univera Healthcare commits $115,000 to Neighborhood Health Center of WNY, Inc. for new partnership aimed at curbing diabetes prevalence in the region  Funding for a new program will help screen and educate individuals with diabetes Buffalo, NY. – Univera Healthcare today announced a grant award in the amount

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Take Precautions During Extreme Heat!

Heat-related illness a concern during scorching weather: Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries available as cooling centers ERIE COUNTY, NY – This week’s expected run of extremely high temperatures and high humidity levels is prompting this warning from the Erie County Department of Health: stay cool, stay hydrated,

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Virtual and Outdoor Events and Resources

Alzheimer’s Virtual Support: Alzheimer’s community resources: communityresourcefinder.org or call 1.800.272.3900; Alzheimer’s prerecorded courses:  training.alz.org Alzheimer’s Early Stage Social Engagement: Virtual Tour of the Albright Knox • Art Gallery tours • Virtual De-stress and Restore Chair Yoga • Virtual Music Jam Session, 716-626-0600 ext. 8997 or mgconcannon@alz.org.  Alzheimer Care Consultations: 24/7 at 1-800-272-3900 or

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Donate Plasma, Save Lives, and Get Paid!

If you had COVID-19 donating plasma can help even more! by Annette Pinder Stay-at-home orders weren’t even in place when Jason Russell became ill with COVID-19 in March. He isn’t quite sure how he got it, but his daughter had just started her nursing career at a

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Cardiac Symptoms: Don’t Wait!

Cardiac Symptoms? Getting Help Can be a Life or Death Decision! By Matt Chandler Heart attacks and strokes don’t care about COVID-19. They just keep on coming. Unfortunately, too many people delay seeking care for cardiac symptoms during COVID-19. That can be a real problem, says Vijay

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Vitamin C Infusion Therapy

Healthy Bodies: Healthy Immune Systems By Sherry Verostko-Slazak ANP-BC and Marlene Rogers FNP-BC Vitamin C is an essential vitamin, which means your body cannot produce it. It is found naturally in orange, strawberries, kiwi fruit, bell peppers, broccoli, kale, and spinach. However, since vitamin C is found

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Colon Cancer Screening and Education

Univera Healthcare (Univera) has granted $110,000 to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center (Roswell) in support of colon cancer screening and education. Art Wingerter, President of Univera, announced the gift at Roswell Park with Candace S. Johnson, PhD, Roswell President and CEO; Mary Reid, MSPH, PhD, Director of

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Contact Tracing Will Help Us Reopen Safely

By Annette Pinder As New York state begins to enter phases where people begin to eat at restaurants, work in offices, and use public transportation, calls from contact tracers will become more frequent. A call might sound something like, “Hi, I’m calling from the health department, and

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