MONTHLY PREVENTIVE CARE

January

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Mini-Challenges-January 5, 2022:   (The deadline to complete challenges is January 26, 2022. )

  1. Read the "Make Eye Health a New Year's Resolution" Flyer- https://drive.google.com/file/d/10cq-Vak-MK2Bijq75yxFXCVHieKQBnSY/view?usp=sharing.
  2. Read the "Sneak Thief of Sight" Flyer- https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RRaZlo6etjcngjBERWgsaBHTh1b9LzPM/view?usp=sharing.
  3. Watch the "Take Control" Video- youtu.be/CggGEzA9L6A
  4. Take the "Eye-Q test-See How Much You Know About Glaucoma!"- https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Hs4appt_WVw-m8-8QTsks3SMDumnh6nF/view?usp=sharing
  5. Schedule a comprehensive dilated eye exam with your Optometrist/Ophthalmologist. 
  6. Share on our WCSDWellness Facebook group your 2022 New Years' Resolutions for your health and wellness journey. 
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Thyroid Awareness Month

Mini-Challenges-January 12, 2022:   (The deadline to complete challenges is January 31, 2022. )

  1. Read the "Had It Up to Here With Not Feeling Like Yourself" Poster- https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XPEGAdTjAHN5k2eR9TS-6KbmbDeBPZgi/view?usp=sharing.
  2. Read the "Ten Questions to Ask About Your Thyroid Health" Flyer-   https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Gf7cmP7BUS81g4Q3e7IGpbRexEXuADfJ/view?usp=sharing.
  3. Take the "Thyroid Awareness Neck Check!"- https://drive.google.com/file/d/1QURG5pI3_CGe2J4JzDh--thHaKNR3Qr2/view?usp=sharing
  4. Schedule an appointment with your Primary Care Physician or Endocrinologist to check your thyroid. 
  5. During the week of January 17th-21st, be creative on how you can show support for thyroid Awareness Month using butterflies, paisley, or the color blue. 
  6. Share on our WCSDWellness Facebook page pics of your support for Thyroid Awareness. Continue to share your goals and progress! 

RESOURCES:

COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE SUPPORT & SPOTLIGHTS

Mini-Challenges-January 19, 2022:   (The deadline to complete challenges is January 31, 2022. )

1. Read Lucinda L. Ross NP Newsletter "Hypothyroidism, What It's All About."- 
2. Share on Facebook those things you are doing for your health. 

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February

American Heart Month

Mini-Challenges -February 2, 2022:   (The deadline to complete challenges is February 28, 2022. )

  1. Watch the "Steal Your "ME TIME" Back From Stress" Video- and do something this week to take time for yourself. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGKQs8V_tfM  
  2. Read the "Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T.!" flyer- https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oTuHwUNPCnCBHCB1P7keKf53u7V-cnEt/view?usp=sharing.         
  3. Read the "What Are the Warning Signs of Heart Attack" Flyer-https://drive.google.com/file/d/1K52Siruzve6UaH00k2EREcm0YWbeKcNI/view?usp=sharing. 
  4. Friday, February 4, wear red in support of "National Wear Red Day" for women's heart health.
  5. Monday, February 7th-Monday February 14th-Show support for Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) and love by "Heart Attacking" someone's door with pink, blue and red hearts!
  6. Schedule a wellness check with your primary care physician or cardiologist if you are not seen regularly.
  7. Share on our WCSD Wellness Facebook page your support for "Women's Heart Health" and "Congenital Heart Disease (CHD.")
  8. Participate in 30 minutes of physical activity 3x's per week.

 Mini-Challenges -February 9, 2022:   (The deadline to complete challenges is February 28, 2022. )

1. Read the "Answers by Heart" Patient Information Sheets that will help you improve and maintain your health.- https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/10ry6EWSp5OnvBVOW9ysqdQJAqmrNbrWF?usp=sharing
2. "Spread the Love" by completing 5 of the 10 acts of kindness.-https://drive.google.com/file/d/1T822vSX8nVy0REWODtqxmuh_bwYsRIPV/view?usp=sharing 
3. Monday, February 14 is "National Donor Day" Read the "Why I should Consider Being a Blood Donor" flyer. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1E3ak25rYtOO2frnvxAN3TMN2G8zdpUN_/view?usp=sharing    
4. You can mark this mini-challenge completed if you have donated blood or plasma within the past six months.
5. If you have "Organ Donor" on your driver's license (Marked with a red heart or dot), mark this mini-challenge complete.
6. If you have a "Donate Life" license plate, mark this mini-challenge completed. 
7. Post pictures on our W.C.S.D. Wellness page and why you keep your heart healthy or things you have done to improve your heart health. #Ourhearts.

 

ORGAN DONOR & RECIPIENT SPOTLIGHTS

 Mini-Challenges -February 16, 2022:  (The deadline to complete challenges is February 28, 2022. )

1. Read the "Donor's Spotlights" inspiring stories.-
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qualtrics survey

Qualtrics Survey-February 23, 2022. (The deadline to complete this survey is February 28, 2022. -https://washk12.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_740YF3GatxI41ue 

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MARCH

National Kidney Month

Mini-Challenges -March 2, 2022   (The deadline to complete challenges is March 30, 2022. )

1. Read the "Get to Know Your Hard-Working Kidney's" flyer.-  
2. Play the "Kidney Bingo" game and have fun improving your kidney health!- 
3. Read the "Helpful Hints for Managing Your Kidney Disease" flyer.- 
4. Watch the "Manage Chronic Kidney Disease and Take Control of Your Health" video. -https://youtu.be/3wQupeZITRA                                                            
5. Participate in at least 30 minutes of physical activity 3x's per week.
6. Share on our W.C.S.D. Wellness Facebook page your "Kidney Bingo" progress. 

 

wORLD sLEEP dAY

Mini-Challenges -March 2, 2022   (The deadline to complete challenges is March 30, 2022. )

1. Read the "Rules for Healthy Sleep" flyer.- https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GwXA-KxdmO9SNCFz_-5XWGpNYDstAHxf/view?usp=sharing         
2. Watch the "Effects of Sleep Deprivation" video.-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqONk48l5vY.   
3. Track your sleep for two weeks using a sleep tracker- 
4. Try adding 30 minutes of sleep to your night or morning routine for one week.
5. Share on our W.C.S.D. Wellness Facebook page your experience and results of getting more sleep. 

 

wORLD nUTRITION mONTH

Mini-Challenges -March 23, 2022   (The deadline to complete challenges is March 30, 2022. )

1. Read the "Are You Struggling in Your Relationship with Food" flyer.- 
2. Take and score the "Self Help" Quiz. (Found in the "Are You Struggling in Your Relationship with Food?" Newsletter.)   
3. Monitor your "Hunger-Satiety Scale" for one week. (Found in the "Are You Struggling in Your Relationship with Food?" Newsletter.)
4. Utilize the "Weekly Menu Planner" or one like it to monitor your food intake for one week. -https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-62DqX45G6CE5vBb1u7COxdr0oZYvwYK/view?usp=sharing
5. Try a new healthy recipe this week.
6. Share a healthy recipe with a coworker or friend this week.
7. Share your favorite healthy recipe this week on the WCSD Wellness Facebook page.

 

COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE SUPPORT & SPOTLIGHTS

Mini-Challenges -March 23, 2022   (The deadline to complete challenges is March 30, 2022. )

1. Read the "What is Chronic Kidney Disease" Dr. newsletter-  
2. Read the "Dyalisis and Kidney Donor Recipient Spotlights." https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PN3-83ornaYRTAYm7TndgI30GeoCAdfb/view?usp=sharing
 

RESOURCES:

Southern Utah Kidney and Hypertension Center

Home - Southern Utah Kidney & Hypertension Center

WHO AND WHEN TO REFER:

  • ANY patient with kidney disease.
  • ANY patient with an auto-immune disease
  • Blood in the urine.
  • Recurrent kidney stones.
  • Difficult to treat edema.
  • Persistent electrolyte abnormalities. DESPITE intervention
  • Acid-Base disturbances require assistance.
  • Vasculitis with renal manifestations.
  • Hereditary kidney disease
  • Hypertension refractory to treatment with 4+ antihypertensive agents
  • Urinary red cell casts are not explainable.
  • Progression of CKD.
  • Proteinuria/Albuminuria is independent of ANYY eGFR.
  • Albuumin/Creatinine Ratio > 30 mg/g.  

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April

National Public Health Week

Mini-Challenges -April 6, 2022   (The deadline to complete challenges is  April 27, 2022. )

1. Participate in the "Learn How to Take Steps to a Healthier YOU!"

2. Read the "Safety Matters: What is Public Health" Flyer. https://drive.google.com/file/d/112kN5nqfK6S8e_dDTXjGEgWDEQFrr9Lj/view?usp=sharing

3. Get involved by learning about the "National Public Health Week" daily themes.

4. Share on our WCSD Wellness Facebook page ways that you can help keep yourself and your community safe and healthy.

5. Participate in 30 minutes of physical activity 3Xs per week.

"Move Your Way" Campaign

Mini-Challenges -April 13, 2022   (The deadline to complete challenges is  April 27, 2022. )

1. Utilize the “Move Your Way” activity, planner.
2. Watch the “Move Your Way-Too Tired for Physical Activity” video.
3. Watch the “Move Your Way-Too Busy for Physical Activity” video.
4. Read the “Move Your Way What’s Your Move” fact sheets for your age group.

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5. Invite a friend or family member to participate in physical activity!

6. Share on our WCSD Wellness Facebook page your way of moving!

 

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MAY

Global Employee Health & Fitness Month

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June

NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH-PREVENT SLIPS, TRIPS & FALLS

Mini-Challenge -June 1, 2022   (The deadline to complete challenges is  June 29, 2022. )

  1. Practice these seven tips to help you prevent slips, trips, and falls, and write down three resolutions you will make to stay safe. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PEInulIEE02OR3ga9kUgU6ButBrir7P1/view?usp=sharing
  1. Participate in at least 30 minutes of 3X’s per week physical activity. 

    Tracker-https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wkFkTPxhDFxpA28wXxdnRMDV777_CxC4/view?usp=sharing

NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH-AVOIDING ACCIDENTS

Mini-Challenge -June 8, 2022   (The deadline to complete challenges is  June 29, 2022. )

  1. Practice the 5 “Avoiding Accidents” tips throughout this week and write down three resolutions you will make to stay safe. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eTmiF97v39_75JMFX2XfcB5zJhx7Ufgs/view?usp=sharing

NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH-STAY AWAKE & ALERT

Mini-Challenge -June 15, 2022   (The deadline to complete challenges is  June 29, 2022. )

  1. Practice the six “Stay Awake & Alert” tips throughout this week and write down three resolutions you will make to stay safe.  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1t3041YDCOmrxPYifqNgqyMW-kTWUB6pc/view?usp=sharing

NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH-PREVENT ERGONOMIC INJURIES

Mini-Challenge -June 22, 2022   (The deadline to complete challenges is  June 29, 2022. )

  1. Practice the  10 “Prevent Ergonomic Injuries” tips throughout this week and write down three resolutions you will make to stay safe. https://drive.google.com/file/d/15KtYYh73GbQ3L_fYb0dD_btJljqGxOAy/view?usp=sharing 

 

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July

National Stay Out Of The Sun Day

World Hepatitis

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AUGUST

National Breastfeeding Month

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SEPTEMBER

National Cholesterol Education Month

National Yoga Awareness Month

World Alzheimer's Month

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October

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

World Mental Health Day

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NOVEMBER

American Diabetes Month

Great American Smokeout

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DECEMBER

National Influenza Vaccination Week

National Handwashing Awareness Week