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Upcoming Programs

Feb
12
11:00AM

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5:00PM

Health Insurance Information

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

If you are thinking about health insurance, we can help, with in-person application assistance for the Medicaid Child Health Plus and NY State of Health Qualified Plans.


Feb
12
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Parenting Support

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Jamaica Southeast Queens Healthy Start and Families On The Move of NYC, Inc., present a parenting series covering topics that include: building the parent-child relationship, attention and emotions, and exploring the challenges of parenthood. A roundtrip Metrocard will be provided to those who participate. Childcare is not available at this program. For more information or to preregister, call 646-629-2413.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
12
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Do You Suffer from Poor Circulation?

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

It’s a problem affecting 40 million American adults: chronic venous insufficiency, the often undiagnosed medical condition behind varicose veins and spider veins. Vascular Screening is one of the most effective ways to perform early diagnosis of vascular disease. Join us for a presentation and ultrasound demonstration to find out about the signs, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.

Speaker: Joann Kudrewicz, RN


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Feb
12
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Moving for Life: Dance Exercise for Cancer Survivors

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life is a joyous movement program that combines music and dance to help alleviate side effects associated with cancer treatment and post-treatment, including fatigue, weight changes, lymphedema and joint or bone pain. This program is open to all cancer survivors. Call Tamara at 718-990-5197 for more information. The program will be held at Queens Cancer Center, 82-68 164 Street, Jamaica, in Room A-540.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
17
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Parenting Support

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Jamaica-Southeast Queens Healthy Start and Families on the Move of NYC, Inc. present a parenting series covering topics such as: building the parent-child relationship; attention and emotions; feeling secure; and exploring the challenges of parenthood. Preregistration is required. Please call 718-704-5078 to preregister. Participants will receive a free roundtrip MetroCard.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
18
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Health Insurance Information

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Do you need healthcare coverage for yourself or your family? Would you like to learn about no-cost Medicaid or options for low-cost insurance available under the Affordable Care Act? Representatives of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will be available to answer questions and provide information to arm you with what you need to know to enroll in health insurance through the marketplace.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
18
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Moving For Life: Dance Exercise for All

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates dance and qi gong, accompanied by different types of music, to accentuate the body-mind connection. The instructor is Catherine Gross.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
23
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Birth Control 101

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

There are so many different types of birth control. What’s the difference between hormonal and non-hormonal birth control methods? Which ones are long-acting? Come see what the different birth control products look like, learn how they work, and get all of your questions answered. This program is presented by LIJ Medical Center.


Feb
24
5:00PM

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5:45PM

Guided Meditation

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Guided meditation calms the mind and relaxes the body. Those who practice it regularly experience reduced levels of stress and increased inner peace and wellbeing. The instructor will help you focus on relaxing your mind and making positive mental changes.


Feb
24
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Zumba: Dance for Your Health

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Join Certified Zumba Instructor Maxine Davis for a Latin dance-inspired exercise and aerobics class that combines squats and lunges with hip hop, soca, samba, salsa, mambo, and merengue moves.
This program will take place outside the library at PS 104 at 2601 Mott Avenue.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
25
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Preventing Gastric Cancer

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Did you know that Chinese and Korean people are at higher risk for gastric cancer? Haejin In, M.D., a gastric cancer specialist from Montefiore Medical Center, will discuss how to prevent gastric cancer and keep yourself and your family healthy. A question-and-answer session will be part of the program, with Mandarin- and Korean-speaking staff available to translate.


Feb
27
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Community Health Forum: Take Care New York 2020

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is updating the City’s health agenda to create healthier communities. Learn about your community’s health and share your priorities. Join the conversation!


Feb
27
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Zumba: Dance for Your Health

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Join us for a Latin dance-inspired exercise and aerobics class!


Mar
8
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Bring your prescriptions, vitamins, over-the-counter medicines, herbal supplements and a list of your questions to ask the pharmacist. Learn what medications you are taking and why and get tips on how to remember to take your medications. Call Tamara at 718-990 5197 or email tmichel@queenslibrary.org to make an appointment to minimize your wait time.


Mar
10
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Corona Community Health and Prevention Series

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

This series is presented in collaboration with AIDS Center of Queens College. All are welcome. 12/10-Cultural consciousness and homophobia; 1/14 -Reducing harm and changing behavior; 2/11- Sexuality; 3/10 - Negotiating safer sex.


Mar
11
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Depression: A Silent Epidemic

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Come learn about the risk factors, diagnosis, screening, and treatments for depression.
Presenter: Robert S. Crupi, MD, Chief, Corporate Health and Wellness Faculty, Palliative Care Fellowship Program.


Mar
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Sexual Orientation 101: LGBTQ…What?

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Sexual orientation is who you are physically and emotionally attracted to, based on their sex/gender in relation to your own. This concept is confusing and so are our feelings. Don’t worry--it's normal to have lots of questions! Come join us to learn some sexuality basics in a safe space and get all of your questions answered.


Mar
24
6:00PM

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7:00PM

World TB Day: Help Stop TB in New York City!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

One third of the world’s population is infected with tuberculosis (TB), and more than a third of all New York City residents with TB live in Queens. TB is curable, testing is simple, and treatment is available. Learn how you can help stop TB at this free workshop presented by NYC Health.


Mar
24
6:00PM

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7:00PM

World TB Day: Help Stop TB in New York City!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

One third of the world’s population is infected with tuberculosis (TB), and more than a third of all New York City residents with TB live in Queens. TB is curable, testing is simple, and treatment is available. Learn how you can help stop TB at this free workshop presented by NYC Health.


Apr
1
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Meditation for Healthy Living

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

We try to exercise and eat right to keep fit and healthy. But doctors are now recognizing that a positive attitude and ‘food for the soul’ are just as important. Discover a simple meditation technique that can melt away stress and be a powerful addition to a healthy living regimen. Facilitated by Dr. Frank Pawlowski.


Apr
6
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Preventing Falls, Part 1: Reduce Your Risk

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Overcome your fears of falling and learn what you can do to reduce your risks. Alan Ho, PT, DPT, a Senior Physical Therapist at the renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, will discuss what you can do to have the confidence to move around freely and independently.


Apr
8
10:00AM

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1:00PM

4th Annual Women's Community Health Conference

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Experts will share the latest developments in cancer and HIV prevention at this half-day conference. The session will end with tips for reducing stress and a chance to try them out. All are welcome.


Apr
8
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Sleep Soundly

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

In our fast-paced lives, we often overlook the need for adequate rest. It is estimated that millions of Americans are not getting the sleep they need. Come learn about techniques for getting a better night's sleep naturally.
Presenter: Mitchell G. Proffman, Doctor of Chiropractic


Apr
8
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Act FAST: How to Prevent, Identify, and Treat Stroke

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Learn how to recognize and respond to signs of stroke using the FAST system—which stands for face, arms, speech, and time—and find out what you can do to prevent stroke and stroke recurrence.
The presenter will be Michael Lerario, M.D., Attending Neurologist, Department of Neurology, New York-Presbyterian/Queens, Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College


Apr
11
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Moving for Life

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates gentle dance and yoga, accompanied by different types of music to accentuate the body-mind connection.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
13
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Diabetes Q&A

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you have questions about preventing or managing diabetes? Nutrition, foot care, understanding the numbers—it can seem overwhelming! Students and faculty from St. John's University are ready to answer your questions. Join us!


Apr
13
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Preventing Falls, Part 2: Make your Home Safer

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Have you fallen at home? Chrysanne Eichner, OTR/L, a Senior Occupational Therapist and Certified Aging in Place Specialist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, will discuss modifications you can make in your home environment, from simple to complex, to make your home safer and help prevent falls.


Apr
14
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Diabetes: Learn your ABCs (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Learn how to prevent and manage diabetes at this program presented in collaboration with New York-Presbyterian/ Queens. The presenter will be Blanca Sckell, M.D., Medical Director, Ambulatory Care Center, New York-Presbyterian/Queens.


Apr
15
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Diabetes 101: The Essential Facts

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

What can you do to prevent diabetes? If you already have it, let's talk about some tips for better managing it. Join us and take a step toward improving your health at this program presented in collaboration with The American Diabetes Association.


Apr
22
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Demystifying Organ Donation

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Have you ever wondered about organ donation? Come learn the myths and the facts and get all of your questions answered by an expert from LiveOnNY.


Apr
28
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Stress Management and Guided Imagery

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

In this program presented in partnership with Zucker Hillside Hospital, participants will learn tips for reducing stress. They will be introduced to guided imagery and have a chance to experience the relaxing effects of painting with watercolors, not to create great art but just for fun. Space is limited. First come, first served.


Apr
29
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Sex Never Gets Old

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Recent studies have revealed a national trend among seniors of more active sex lives. Come join us for an accurate, interactive and non-judgmental discussion for mature adults on how to keep yourselves and your partners healthy. This program will be facilitated by Choices Women’s Medical Center.


Jun
16
5:30PM

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7:00PM

Community CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) Training Class

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

This CPR class is , designed for the general public and teaches the core skills of CPR which includes chest compressions, checking the victim for signs of circulation, and calling 911. This class does not provide certification. The presenters are David Weissman and Michael Koenke. both are NYS certified Emergency Medical Technicians with more than ten years of experience with the FDNY Emergency Medical Service. They are also certified by the American Heart Association.