A logo contest was recently conducted at Greater Johnstown High School with the goal of promoting Type 2 Diabetes prevention through lifestyle changes. The contest, which was hosted by the 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health as part of the Communities in Schools initiative, was open to art students at Greater Johnstown High School. Conemaugh
April's Health Matters article and Infographic in the Tribune Democrat highlights motor vehicle accidents as a leading cause of death in the United States
March's Health Matters article and Infographic in the Tribune Democrat discusses the relationship between diabetes and kidney disease. Johnstown kidney specialist Dr. Faina Gurevich shares here knowledge and experience with the disease.
February's Health Matters article and Infographic in the Tribune Democrat focus on the importance of pediatric dental health. Local dentists discuss the importance of dental care from a young age and its link to overall health and wellness.
January, 2019 – The Tribune Democrat’s Health Matters article and Infographic for this month focuses on Americans' overindulgence in sugar, especially added sugar, which is leading to diabetes and a wide array of other health issues. Nursing instructor Desiree Beppler discusses how she tries to reinforce the issue with her students at Mount Aloysius College in Cresson. The
December, 2018 – The Tribune Democrat’s Health Matters article and the Infographic for this month focuses on stress-related behavioral health causes and management techniques. Tanya Kindel, a licensed clinical psychologist with Conemaugh Counseling, discusses how to use planning, mindfulness, and balance to manage stressful demands and overeating tendencies during the holidays.
November, 2018 - The Tribune Democrat's Health Matters article for this month focuses on the differences between Emergency Room (ER) department and Urgent Care Center (UCC) visits. Learn more about when you should visit the Emergency Room, why Urgent Care centers are a better option when your condition is not life-threatening, and how you can
October 30, 2018 - The Cambria County Recreation Opportunities Resource, created by the Cambria County Conservation & Recreation Authority (CCCRA) and the 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health, is available in order to provide an interactive resource on our website for helping families get active.
October 23, 2018 - The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health is proud to be part of the Red Ribbon Campaign, the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the United States that helps communities to take a visible stand for healthy lifestyles and drug-free living, particularly for children. The Center, along with the Community
October 3, 2018 - The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health was present at the Bridging Cambria County Resource Fair, on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at the Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center, raising awareness about the importance of eating healthy, as well as the benefits a balanced, healthy diet has particularly for those suffering from