Clinic/Patient: 239.529.2255 Development Office: 239.261.6600

121 Goodlette Road North
Email: info@neighborhoodhealthclinic.org

Monthly Archives: December 2011

Neighborhood Health Clinic Holiday Hours

 

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Neighborhood Health Clinic’s 2012 New Year’s Resolutions

A New Year’s Resolution is generally defined as a commitment to a goal or project in anticipation of new beginnings. The Clinic’s New Year’s Resolutions are among some of the most popular, according to Wikipedia.

• Improve health by losing weight, exercising more, eating better and quit smoking

• Improve career and finances

• Improve education

• Volunteer to help others

Improve health by losing weight, exercising more, eating better and quit smoking
By offering the Healthy Lifestyles and Quit Smoking Now! programs, the Neighborhood Health Clinic is giving patients an opportunity to take control of their health.

Improve Education
The Neighborhood Health Clinic understands that education is the key to empowering the patients. In addition to Health Lifestyles and Quit Smoking Now!, the Clinic also offers a Diabetic Self Management and the Breast Health … Read more...

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Nina Gray being honored with 2012 Women of Initiative award

The Community Foundation of Collier County’s Women’s Philanthropic Network named Nina Gray, Chief Executive Officer at the Neighborhood Health Clinic, as a 2012 Women of Initiative award honoree. The award recognizes and celebrates Ms. Gray’s tireless efforts and diligent work for our community.

Ms. Gray association with the Neighborhood Health Clinic started as a volunteer in 1999. Over the next six (6) years her work involved outreach committee, speaker’s bureau, board member, development, co-coordinator of the volunteer program and co-chair of annual Block Party, the Clinic’s major fundraising event. In 2005 she was hired as Clinic’s first Development Officer, appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2006.

As a Naples resident since 1979, Ms. Gray not only concentrated on her professional career in the non-profit community but also focused on her volunteer efforts with local organizations. She … Read more...

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Better Late than Never: There is still time to get your flu shot

 

Influenza is a respiratory infection that produces fever, chills, sore throat, muscle aches, and cough. Symptoms can last a week or more and can be deadly for the elderly and those with compromised immune systems. According to the CDC, up to 20% of Americans get the flu each year. The influenza vaccine is the best way to prevent the flu and is thought to be 70 to 80 percent effective in temporarily preventing the flu of the season in healthy persons less than 65 years old.

 

 

• The traditional flu shot, which is administered at the Neighborhood Health Clinic, is an inactivated virus and cannot cause the flu.

• Flu shots work by causing antibodies to develop in your body. These antibodies provide protection against infection from the flu virus. This antibody … Read more...

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