January Healthy Happenings
January 1 @ 8:00 am - January 31 @ 5:00 pm
Things to do in January!
Wear a mask in public places, stay at least 6 feet apart from anyone not in your household, wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol, avoid contact with anyone sick, avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth, avoid indoor social gatherings, and get a flu shot. For flu shots visit www.vaccinefinder.org. For rapid COVID tests call 716-858-2929 or 716-882-0366.
January 2. Mental Health and COVID. 8 pm. WBBZ-TV Channel 5, Spectrum, Fios, and Dish, and Channel 67 Direct TV. Featuring Elizabeth Woike-Ganga, President and CEO of Best-Self Behavioral Health or https://youtu.be/_Ka5noj0jsM
January 5. Parent Member Training. Understanding the CSE processes including evaluation. 6 to 8 pm, email@example.com 716-332-4170.
January 6 and 9. COVID Hope: Vaccines, Questions and More. Kaleida Experts Kenneth Snyder, MD and John Sellick MD. WBBZ-TV Channel 5, Spectrum, Fios, and Dish, and Channel 67 Direct TV or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9o8UWiOghfk
January 11. Free Cervical Cancer 40-Minute Webinar. Educating and engaging county residents on the importance of cancer screening, Attendees names entered will be entered into a drawing for a grocery store gift card. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 11. Down Syndrome Support Group. 7 to 8 pm. email@example.com 716-332-4170 www.parentnetworkwny.org.
January 13. Having the Talk: Sexual Behavior, Reproduction and Youth with Disabilities. 6 to 8 pm. firstname.lastname@example.org 716-332-4170.
January 14 and 28. Buffalo Parent & Caregiver Chat Sessions. 7 to 8 pm. email@example.com 716-332-4170.
January 19. Family & Caregiver Group for Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities. 5:30 to 7 pm. firstname.lastname@example.org 716-332-4170.
January 25. Live, Learn, Work and Play. 6:30 to 7:30 pm. email@example.com 716-332-4170.
January 20 at 8 pm and Jan 23 at noon. TV Show: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Pain Free in One Day. Featuring Dr. Paul Paterson, General Physician PC Orthopedics. WBBZ-TV Channel 5, Spectrum, Fios, and Dish, and Channel 67 Direct TV. Also see https://buffalohealthyliving.com/buffalo-healthy-living-wbbz-tv.
January 27 at 8 pm and January 30 at noon. TV Show: Mental Health First Aid. Featuring Karl Shallowhorn and Dr. Kenyani Davis, WBBZ-TV Channel 5, Spectrum, Fios, and Dish, and Channel 67 Direct TV. Also see https://buffalohealthyliving.com/buffalo-healthy-living-wbbz-tv.
Ongoing and Educational Resources:
Accessible Academics. Academic, Life Skills, Job Skills, Tutoring, Mentoring for young adults with disabilities. www.accessibleacademics.org or 716-492-8656.
Audubon Community Nature Center Trail Walks and Programs. www.auduboncnc.org or 569-2345.
Botanical Gardens Events. www.buffalogardens.com/collections/events or 716-827-1584.
Buffalo Waterfront Canalside and Outer Harbor Virtual Fitness. https://buffalowaterfront.com/events.
Explore and More Children’s Museum. Open for Play. Reserve Your Session! 655-5131. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Education for All Grades: Math, Science, Language Arts, Science, Humanities, Life Skills, AP-Classes, Arts and Humanities, Economics, and More. www.khanacademy.org
Independent Health Events. www.independenthealth.com/IntheCommunity/Events/CalendarofEvents
Kaleida Health Events. https://www.kaleidahealth.org/events/.
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve. 716-683-5959.
Tales for Two: Kids Reading to Animals. SPCA 716-875-7360, ext. 262. Engage your child/children in reading to a furry animal friend via Zoom.
Treeventure! Virtual Scavenger Hunt Around Delaware Park. Free. www.bfloparks.org/parks/delaware-park/delawareparktrees. Download map in English or Spanish.
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