Category Archives: Health & Wellness

Would you recognize a Heart Attack?

The first If you had heart disease, would you recognize the symptoms? You might be thinking, “Of course!” Many people are familiar with the scene of a man clutching his chest and falling to the ground, but there’s plenty more you need to know. While there are many similarities in the symptoms of heart disease […]

United Way Launches United for U.S. Coalition to Help Those Impacted By Government Shutdown

Poughkeepsie & Newburgh, NY — United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region is pleased to be part of United Way Worldwide’s United for U.S. Coalition, a joint effort by United Way’s corporate partners, organized labor, the United Way network and nonprofits to assist furloughed federal workers and others impacted by the ongoing government shutdown. “We are […]

National Wear Red Day Coming February 1st

One in three. That’s the price women pay for cardiovascular disease. While nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented, cardiovascular diseases continue to be a woman’s greatest health threat, claiming the lives of 1 in 3 women. That’s a third of mothers, sisters and friends. On National Wear Red Day on Friday, February […]

Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County Hosts 103rd Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner

Honors Volunteer Ray Macur and Orange County Department of Health Community Health Outreach Division  On Monday, November 26, 2018, Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County held its Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner at The Fountains in Middletown, NY. Following the Year in Review by President of the Board of Directors    Jim Conklin and Executive Director Lucy […]