Need Help Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions?
Pomona, NY – Happy New Year! The Rockland County Department of Health can help you keep the following New Year’s Resolutions: quitting smoking, losing weight, eating right, being more active, and getting regular check-ups and cancer screenings.
“We offer many programs that can help you make these changes in your daily life that can help you reduce your risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and many types of cancer, ” said Dr. Joan Facelle, Rockland County Commissioner of Health.
Here are some of the ways we can help you:
- Quit smoking: Put It Out Rockland can help you quit. We offer low-cost quit smoking programs (and nicotine replacement products if you are medically eligible). Call (845) 364-2651 or visit www.PutItOutRockland.com.
- Lose weight: Attend our low-cost 8-week Lose To Win Weight Loss Program starting February 7th at the Pearl River Library. Registration is required - call (845) 364-2501.
- Increase your activity and eat right: Steps to a Healthier Rockland offers many programs that can help! Call (845) 364-2500 or visit www.RocklandSteps.org.
- Learn how to better manage your long-term health problems like arthritis, asthma, and diabetes, and lead an active, full life. Attend our free 6-week Living Well With Diabetes workshop starting January 16th at the Nanuet Library. Registration is required - call (845) 364-2501 to register, and for more information about other programs we offer.
- Apply for free or low cost health insurance: The Rockland County Department of Health Facilitated Enrollers can help you enroll. You or your family may be eligible, depending on income and family size. Call (845) 364-3312.
- Get free breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening tests and follow-up services if
you are un-insured (or under-insured) and meet eligibility requirements: The Cancer
Services Program of the Hudson Valley Region can help - call them toll-free at (855) 277-