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Chronic Disease Prevention

Hypertension Prevention

We provide free blood pressure education to target groups within Chenango County.  Referrals for elevated blood pressure readings can be made to physicians for those that participate.  We also offer information on the following topics: asthma, cardiac, diabetes, blood pressure, stroke, nutrition, cholesterol, obesity, BMI, physical activity, and osteoporosis.  We also offer information on Chronic Disease related to cancer such as the following topics: tobacco, mammograms, skin cancer, men's health, prostate cancer, women's health, and breast cancer.

For more information on hypertension and blood pressure please refer to the following:

Baby & Me - Tobacco Free

The BABY & ME – Tobacco Free Program is a prenatal cessation program designed to reduce the burden of tobacco use and help improve birth outcomes. This evidenced-based program helps women quit smoking and stay quit after the baby is born. Women who enroll in the program, quit smoking and stay quit after the baby is born, will receive vouchers for FREE diapers for 6 – 12 months. More information can be found here or on the program website at www.babyandmetobaccofree.com.

To apply please print and complete the Application and return it to the address provided.