Community Health Programs

Community Health Programs Through various grants, we offer programs that promote healthy eating, improved physical fitness, breastfeeding, and to***co cessation. The staff of the Center for Health Programs
and Promotion collaborates with school
districts, businesses, public health stakeholders
and communities to improve the
health and well-being of our patients and
community members.
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Operating as usual

06/29/2021
Albany County, NY | Home

FREE
COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC hosted by Albany County Department of Health
WALK-INS WELCOME
Thursday, July 1, 2021 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Tuesday, August 8, 2021 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

200 South Pearl Street, Albany

-->Pfizer 1st dose – must be at least 12 years old. A follow up 2nd dose clinic will be scheduled at the time of the 1st dose appointment.
-->Individuals 12-15 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
-->Johnson & Johnson – must be at least 18 years old. Only one shot needed.

Visit www.AlbanyCounty.com for more information.

All New Yorkers age 12 and up are now eligible! Vaccination clinics at Shaker Jr. High School on Tuesday, June 1st (4:30-7:30pm), Albany Capital Center on Thursday, June 3 (4:00-7:00pm) & weekday walk-in clinics at the Albany County Department of Health (9:00am-3:00pm).

Good news! We also have a 7pm program starting tomorrow evening. Register: SPHP.com/quitsmoking
06/15/2021

Good news! We also have a 7pm program starting tomorrow evening. Register: SPHP.com/quitsmoking

Good news! We also have a 7pm program starting tomorrow evening. Register: SPHP.com/quitsmoking

It's not too late to sign up! Tomorrow morning at 930am we begin a new program. Register at SPHP.com/quitsmoking
06/15/2021

It's not too late to sign up! Tomorrow morning at 930am we begin a new program. Register at SPHP.com/quitsmoking

It's not too late to sign up! Tomorrow morning at 930am we begin a new program. Register at SPHP.com/quitsmoking

06/15/2021
The Butt Stops Here- starting June 16th!

What is The Butt Stops Here? Our smoking cessation program that has helped thousands of smokers through the quitting process over the last 20 years! Learn more here.

06/14/2021
New Butt Stops Here groups starting!

What is The Butt Stops Here? Our smoking cessation program that has helped thousands of smokers through the quitting process over the last 20 years! Learn more here.

05/04/2021
www.fda.gov

ALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH RUN VACCINE CLINICS ACCEPTING WALK-INS:

The Albany County Department of Health will be administering FREE COVID-19 Vaccine - Pfizer (1st dose) this Wednesday, May 5, 2021, from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm at the Albany CAP Center.

To register for this week’s clinic, use the following link: https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?DateID=C135CEE57E3C01E6E0530A6C7C152EE1. Walk-ins are also welcome!

• For future vaccine clinics provided by Albany County Department of Health, please check Albany County COVID-19 Vaccine website.
• All persons aged 16+ years old are eligible to receive the vaccine. A signed NYS COVID-19 immunization Screening and Consent Form is required by all those under 18.
• NO insurance, social security number, or medical paperwork needed.
• NO fee or cost for the vaccine – it is FREE.

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is a two-part vaccine. Individuals receiving the vaccine on May 5, 2021, will be required to return on May 26, 2021, to receive the 2nd dose at the same location and time. If you are not able to return on May 26, 2021, please do not register to receive the vaccine at this time. There will be more opportunities in the near future.

For more information about COVID-19 vaccines, visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/index.html
For information about the Pfizer vaccine formula, visit: https://www.fda.gov/media/144414/download

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please contact the Albany County Department of Health COVID Call Center at 518.447.4659.

NEW! Walk-in vaccination hours are happening Mondays-Fridays from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Albany County Department of Health (175 Green Street, 12202)

CDC update on when masks are needed.
05/03/2021

CDC update on when masks are needed.

CDC update on when masks are needed.

04/27/2021
www.fda.gov

The Albany County Department of Health will be administering FREE COVID -19 Vaccine - Pfizer (1st dose) this Thursday, April 29, 2021, from 4 pm to 6:30 pm at the Times Union Center.

To register for this week’s clinic, use the following link: https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?DateID=C0E5508AFD711366E0530A6C7C16FE33.
• For future vaccine clinics provided by Albany County Department of Health, please check Albany County COVID-19 Vaccine website.
• All persons aged 16+ years old are eligible to receive the vaccine. A signed NYS COVID-19 immunization Screening and Consent Form is required by all those under 18.
• This vaccine is free
• We do not ask for insurance or your social security number

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is a two-part vaccine. Individuals receiving the vaccine on April 29, 2021, will be required to return on May 20, 2021, to receive the 2nd dose at the same location and time. If you are not able to return on May 20, 2021, please do not register to receive the vaccine at this time. There will be more opportunities in the near future.

For more information about COVID-19 vaccines, visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/index.html . For information about the Pfizer vaccine formula, visit: https://www.fda.gov/media/144414/download .

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please contact the Albany County Department of Health COVID Call Center at 518.447.4659.

In honor of National Nurses Week, join the New York State Smokers' Quitline and nurses throughout the state for a paneld...
04/27/2021

In honor of National Nurses Week, join the New York State Smokers' Quitline and nurses throughout the state for a panel
discussion and chat to identify, recognize, and celebrate the role
nurses play in to***co dependence treatment.

In honor of #NationalNursesWeek, join us and nurses throughout NY state for a panel discussion and chat to identify, recognize, and celebrate the role nurses play in to***co dependence treatment. Register for "Nurses Nix Ni****ne" May 7th,
12 PM EST by visiting NYSmokeFree.com/NewsRoom

Thinking about quitting? There are some spaces available in our April sessions and new May/June dates available too! #bu...
03/31/2021

Thinking about quitting? There are some spaces available in our April sessions and new May/June dates available too! #buttstopshere

Thinking about quitting? There are some spaces available in our April sessions and new May/June dates available too! #buttstopshere

We are so proud of our smoking cessation program, the Butt Stops Here participants for taking the power/control back of ...
03/30/2021

We are so proud of our smoking cessation program, the Butt Stops Here participants for taking the power/control back of their life from to***co. 🚭 💪 #quitsmokingtoday #quitsmoking #buttstopshere #smokefree #healthylifestyle

We are so proud of our smoking cessation program, the Butt Stops Here participants for taking the power/control back of their life from to***co. 🚭 💪 #quitsmokingtoday #quitsmoking #buttstopshere #smokefree #healthylifestyle

A powerful testimonial from a smoking cessation program participant, sharing how the people (facilitator and peers) from...
03/29/2021

A powerful testimonial from a smoking cessation program participant, sharing how the people (facilitator and peers) from the Butt Stops Here program impacted their journey to #smokefree 👭👫👬

Visit the website to learn more about the program or register for the program: https://www.sphp.com/health-and-wellness/community-wellness-programs/the-butt-stops-here?fbclid=IwAR2FpVLYcMWXs9hWfB7X9lnMeVPfPhXabP_52x-NJauWrES83tzUg_BNf-8

#healthymonday
#quitsmokingtoday
#QuitSmoking
#buttstopshere
#testimonial

A powerful testimonial from a smoking cessation program participant, sharing how the people (facilitator and peers) from the Butt Stops Here program impacted their journey to #smokefree 👭👫👬

Visit the website to learn more about the program or register for the program: https://www.sphp.com/health-and-wellness/community-wellness-programs/the-butt-stops-here?fbclid=IwAR2FpVLYcMWXs9hWfB7X9lnMeVPfPhXabP_52x-NJauWrES83tzUg_BNf-8

#healthymonday
#quitsmokingtoday
#QuitSmoking
#buttstopshere
#testimonial

Upcoming session dates are listed below for the virtual smoking cessation, the Butt Stops Here program (more dates will ...
03/22/2021
The Butt Stops Here Albany, New York (NY), St. Peter's Health Partners

Upcoming session dates are listed below for the virtual smoking cessation, the Butt Stops Here program (more dates will be added). Please click the link to register: https://www.sphp.com/health-and-wellness/community-wellness-programs/the-butt-stops-here

Mondays at 4 pm, beginning April 5
Wednesdays at 12 pm, beginning April 14
Wednesdays at 7 pm, beginning April 21
Tuesdays at 7 pm, beginning May 4
Mondays at 4 pm, beginning June 7
Wednesdays at 12 pm, beginning June 9

Virtual Classes Smokers are more likely to face an increased risk of developing a serious infection from the novel coronavirus. Quitting can help reduce

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa #int...
03/08/2021

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa
#internationalwomensday2021

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa
#internationalwomensday2021

A strong support system is key to staying #smokefree #quitsmoking#quitsmokingtoday#buttstopshere#testimonial#formyhealth...
03/02/2021

A strong support system is key to staying #smokefree

#quitsmoking
#quitsmokingtoday
#buttstopshere
#testimonial
#formyhealth
#healthyliving
#healthylifestyle

A strong support system is key to staying #smokefree

#quitsmoking
#quitsmokingtoday
#buttstopshere
#testimonial
#formyhealth
#healthyliving
#healthylifestyle

DON'T WEIGHT TO QUIT 🚭#healthymonday#quitsmoking#quitandstayquitmonday
03/01/2021
Managing weight when you quit smoking

DON'T WEIGHT TO QUIT 🚭

#healthymonday
#quitsmoking
#quitandstayquitmonday

Weight gain can be mitigated by adhering to a proper diet, adopting some smart snacking habits, and focusing on other ways to satisfy your oral fixation.

Stay active by incorporating a Monday Mile walk into your weekly routine. Make #HealthyMonday the day to commit to being...
03/01/2021

Stay active by incorporating a Monday Mile walk into your weekly routine. Make #HealthyMonday the day to commit to being active! For our heart and for our health 💪

#formyhealth
#mondaymotivation
#healthyliving

Stay active by incorporating a Monday Mile walk into your weekly routine. Make #HealthyMonday the day to commit to being active! For our heart and for our health 💪

#formyhealth
#mondaymotivation
#healthyliving

🚭 Use this Monday to quit or recommit to #quitsmoking!🚭The leading cause of preventable diseases, disability, and deaths...
02/22/2021

🚭 Use this Monday to quit or recommit to #quitsmoking!🚭

The leading cause of preventable diseases, disability, and deaths in the United States is due to smoking. Smoking damages nearly all of your organs but especially harmful to your heart. Including coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, heart attack, and aneurysms are some of the health conditions caused by smoking.

Learn more at https://www.mondaycampaigns.org/quit-stay-quit/quit-smoking-for-your-heart
#QuitMonday
#quitsmokingtoday
#smokingcessation

🚭 Use this Monday to quit or recommit to #quitsmoking!🚭

The leading cause of preventable diseases, disability, and deaths in the United States is due to smoking. Smoking damages nearly all of your organs but especially harmful to your heart. Including coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, heart attack, and aneurysms are some of the health conditions caused by smoking.

Learn more at https://www.mondaycampaigns.org/quit-stay-quit/quit-smoking-for-your-heart
#QuitMonday
#quitsmokingtoday
#smokingcessation

02/16/2021
Are you over the age of 45? If so, make #HealthyMonday the day to talk to your physician about your cardiovascular risk ...
02/15/2021

Are you over the age of 45? If so, make #HealthyMonday the day to talk to your physician about your cardiovascular risk score to determine if you’re at risk of heart disease. The more you know, the less you have to worry.
Learn more: http://bit.ly/hm-heart-health
#healthymonday
#AmericanHeartMonth

Are you over the age of 45? If so, make #HealthyMonday the day to talk to your physician about your cardiovascular risk score to determine if you’re at risk of heart disease. The more you know, the less you have to worry.
Learn more: http://bit.ly/hm-heart-health
#healthymonday
#AmericanHeartMonth

Listening to others' stories, whether they are successes or failures, can be helpful to us in our own smoking quitting p...
02/15/2021

Listening to others' stories, whether they are successes or failures, can be helpful to us in our own smoking quitting process!
#quitsmoking
#quitsmokingtoday
#smokingcessation
#buttstopshere
#MotivationalMonday

Listening to others' stories, whether they are successes or failures, can be helpful to us in our own smoking quitting process!
#quitsmoking
#quitsmokingtoday
#smokingcessation
#buttstopshere
#MotivationalMonday

Covid-19 COULD NOT stop us from helping others #quitsmoking!🚭Even during the pandemic, we're proud to say that we can co...
02/11/2021

Covid-19 COULD NOT stop us from helping others #quitsmoking!🚭
Even during the pandemic, we're proud to say that we can continue to assist others in achieving their health goals, even if that means doing so virtually. We're also grateful to learn that the virtual support is beneficial to many of our participants! ☺️
#quitsmokingtoday #buttstopshere #smokingcessation

Covid-19 COULD NOT stop us from helping others #quitsmoking!🚭
Even during the pandemic, we're proud to say that we can continue to assist others in achieving their health goals, even if that means doing so virtually. We're also grateful to learn that the virtual support is beneficial to many of our participants! ☺️
#quitsmokingtoday #buttstopshere #smokingcessation

Up to a 3-month supply of free ni****ne gum giveaway ends this month! HURRY! Call 1-866-697-8487 or visit nysmokefree.co...
02/10/2021

Up to a 3-month supply of free ni****ne gum giveaway ends this month! HURRY!

Call 1-866-697-8487 or visit nysmokefree.com/giveaway

#quitsmoking
#quitsmokingtoday

Last chance, New Yorkers – our #Ni****neGumGiveaway ends this month! Get up to a 3-month supply of free ni****ne gum! While supplies last, so share this offer with friends and family! Call 1-866-697-8487 or visit nysmokefree.com/giveaway. #Connect2Quit #QuitSmoking #QuitVaping

We're very proud of each and every one of our participants! 🙌**Taking back the control over our lives and not letting sm...
02/10/2021

We're very proud of each and every one of our participants! 🙌

**Taking back the control over our lives and not letting smoking wins** 💪

#quitsmoking
#quitsmokingtoday
#smokingcessation
#formyhealth
#buttstopshere

We're very proud of each and every one of our participants! 🙌

**Taking back the control over our lives and not letting smoking wins** 💪

#quitsmoking
#quitsmokingtoday
#smokingcessation
#formyhealth
#buttstopshere

**New dates have been added for February-March-April**-If you are ready, please visit www.SPHP.com/QuitSmoking to regist...
02/10/2021

**New dates have been added for February-March-April**
-If you are ready, please visit www.SPHP.com/QuitSmoking to register!
-Feel free to share this post with your friends and families!

#quitsmokingtoday #smokingcessation #quitsmoking #buttstopshere #healthyliving

**New dates have been added for February-March-April**
-If you are ready, please visit www.SPHP.com/QuitSmoking to register!
-Feel free to share this post with your friends and families!

#quitsmokingtoday #smokingcessation #quitsmoking #buttstopshere #healthyliving

TESTIMONIAL#quitsmoking #quitsmokingtoday #smokingcessation #buttstopshere
02/09/2021

TESTIMONIAL
#quitsmoking #quitsmokingtoday #smokingcessation #buttstopshere

TESTIMONIAL
#quitsmoking #quitsmokingtoday #smokingcessation #buttstopshere

What a better day to start to #QUITSMOKING than Monday! #quitmonday #healthymonday #quitsmokingtoday
02/08/2021

What a better day to start to #QUITSMOKING than Monday!

#quitmonday #healthymonday #quitsmokingtoday

What a better day to start to #QUITSMOKING than Monday!

#quitmonday #healthymonday #quitsmokingtoday

Another testimonial from our smoking cessation program participant! #quitsmoking #quitsmokingtoday #smokingcessation #bu...
02/05/2021

Another testimonial from our smoking cessation program participant! #quitsmoking #quitsmokingtoday #smokingcessation #buttstopshere #testimonial

Another testimonial from our smoking cessation program participant! #quitsmoking #quitsmokingtoday #smokingcessation #buttstopshere #testimonial

Our smoking cessation program, the Butt Stops Here is dedicated to helping others quit smoking no matter when they start...
02/02/2021

Our smoking cessation program, the Butt Stops Here is dedicated to helping others quit smoking no matter when they started or why they wanted to quit!

Here is a testimonial of one of the Butt Stops Here program participants!
#quitsmoking #quitsmokingtoday #smokingcessation #ButtStopsHere #grateful #testimonial

What Is Your Reason To Quit Smoking?𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗥𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗼𝗻, 𝗪𝗲 𝗖𝗮𝗻 𝗛𝗲𝗹𝗽!___________________________________________Sign up...
01/28/2021
The Butt Stops Here Albany, New York (NY), St. Peter's Health Partners

What Is Your Reason To Quit Smoking?
𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗥𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗼𝗻, 𝗪𝗲 𝗖𝗮𝗻 𝗛𝗲𝗹𝗽!
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Sign up for our upcoming Virtual Butt Stops Here sessions! ➪ https://www.sphp.com/quitsmoking
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Upcoming session dates are listed below. More dates will be added.

Wednesdays at 7 pm beginning February 24
Wednesdays at 4 pm beginning March 3
Fridays at 12 pm beginning March 5
Mondays at 7 pm beginning March 8
Tuesdays at 7 pm beginning March 16

#quitsmokingtoday #quitsmoking

Virtual Classes Smokers are more likely to face an increased risk of developing a serious infection from the novel coronavirus. Quitting can help reduce

A video all smokers should watch. Just 2 minutes long! And if you are ready to quit, we are ready to help. Go to www.SPH...
01/04/2021
Smokefree Southend: #Quit4COVID

A video all smokers should watch. Just 2 minutes long! And if you are ready to quit, we are ready to help.
Go to www.SPHP.com/quitsmoking for information and online programs starting this week.

Can you #Quit4Covid?Now it's more important than ever to look after yourself. But don't worry, you're not alone. Our friendly team is here to help you stop s...

There are lots of ways to quit smoking and we have a program being offered FREE right now thanks to the generous support...
12/08/2020
Health Beat: Great American Smokeout

There are lots of ways to quit smoking and we have a program being offered FREE right now thanks to the generous support of our partners. Learn more here: https://wnyt.com/health/health-beat-great-american-smokeout/5934627/?cat=13295

Kicking the habit is one of the toughest things to do. Earlier in November, we celebrated the Great American Smokeout. But the lessons of the smokeout are ongoing. Erin Sinisgalli, director of community health programs for St. Peter's Health Partners, joins us.

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