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Kaleida Health
Community Health
726 Exchange St.
Second floor - Suite #255
Buffalo, NY 14210

  • (716) 859-8045
  • (716) 859-8686
Bariatric Seminars

Kaleida Health’s Community Health Department serves the 1.5 million people in the eight counties of Western New York by facilitating, developing, coordinating, and communicating a myriad of health education programs, outreach services, speakers and community referrals.

Services & Programs

Kaleida Health, in collaboration with various department and service lines, offers a variety of outreach and training opportunities to ensure the health of our community. 

Publications & Links

Kaleida Health, in collaboration with local, county and state agencies, participates in numerous health and wellness planning initiatives.

 

Upcoming Events

  • 4/18/2015
    CPR/Choking

    Learn techniques on how to handle a life threatening emergency involving infants. This course includes choking and respiratory/cardiac arrest instruction for new parents.


     


    Destination Maternity @ 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • 4/21/2015
    Prepared Childbirth (3 week class) Class #2 (Suburban)

    This is a 3 week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and review of breathing and relaxation techniques. Call 568-3628 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • 4/21/2015
    Prepared Childbirth for Teenage Parents-Session 2

    A 3-week series focusing on the special needs of teenage parents as they prepare for the birth of their baby. This includes labor and delivery, Caesarean delivery, postpartum and newborn care, and a review of breathing techniques. This class also includes a maternity tour. Held at Women & Children's Hospital only.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 4/22/2015
    Family Caregiver Support Group Meeting - "What is Dementia"

    Shelby Edgerly, Dir. Of Early Stage and Support Group Services at the Alzheimer’s Assoc., will provide information about the disorders grouped under the general term “dementia”.  Suggestions to help family members cope with challenging behaviors will also be offered.


    DeGraff Adult Day Care @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 4/23/2015
    Infant Massage Class (Wk 2 of 4)

    A four week series of infant massage classes  where parents and caregivers will learn hands on massage strokes and relaxation techniques to soothe infants 4 weeks to 6 months old. Infant massage offers many benefits for both child and parents. 


    Please dress comfortably. Bring a soft blanket and your little one. Must register by calling 568-3628


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
  • 4/25/2015
    Prescription Drug Drop Off at MFS

    Clean out your cupboards of old prescription medications and drop them off at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.  Just drive up and drop off, no questions asked. 


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • 4/25/2015
    Birthing Basics for the Busy Parents

    This all-day Saturday class is a capsulized version of the 4 week Prepared Childbirth class held in one day for the convenience of busy parents. Call 568-3628 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • 4/27/2015
    Breastfeeding Class

    Learn about feeding patterns, proper positioning techniques, pumping and storage of breast milk and more. Call 568-3628 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • 4/27/2015
    Prepared Childbirth Class-Session 1

    A two-week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and breathing and relaxation techniques.


    Lockport OB/GYN @ 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 4/28/2015
    Prepared Childbirth (3 week class) Class #3 (Suburban)

    This is a 3 week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and review of breathing and relaxation techniques. Call 568-3628 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • 4/28/2015
    Prepared Childbirth for Teenage Parents-Session 3

    A 3-week series focusing on the special needs of teenage parents as they prepare for the birth of their baby. This includes labor and delivery, Caesarean delivery, postpartum and newborn care, and a review of breathing techniques. This class also includes a maternity tour. Held at Women & Children's Hospital only.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 4/29/2015
    Prepared Childbirth Class-Session 1

    A three-week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and breathing and relaxation techniques.


    Destination Maternity @ 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 4/30/2015
    Infant Massage Class (Wk 3 of 4)

    A four week series of infant massage classes  where parents and caregivers will learn hands on massage strokes and relaxation techniques to soothe infants 4 weeks to 6 months old. Infant massage offers many benefits for both child and parents. 


    Please dress comfortably. Bring a soft blanket and your little one. Must register by calling 568-3628


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
  • 4/30/2015
    Heart to Heart: Nutrition and Exercise for a Healthy Heart

    Learn how nutrition and exercise can help prevent heart disease.  Registration is required.  Call or register online


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 6:00 PM to 0:00 AM
  • 5/2/2015
    Birthing Basics for the Busy Parents

    This all-day Saturday class is a capsulized version of the 4 week Prepared Childbirth class held in one day for the convenience of busy parents. Call 568-3628 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • 5/4/2015
    Prepared Childbirth Class-Session 2

    A two-week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and breathing and relaxation techniques.


    Lockport OB/GYN @ 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 5/4/2015
    Baby Basics and Beyond

    A review of the latest issues in infant care and development of the child as it grows. Teaching includes newborn appearance and characteristics, basic infant care including feeding, bathing, sleep patterns, safety and much more. This class helps to boost confidence and ease the transition into parenthood.


    McKinley OB/GYN @ 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 5/6/2015
    Prepared Childbirth Class-Session 2

    A three-week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and breathing and relaxation techniques.


    Destination Maternity @ 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 5/7/2015
    Breastfeeding Class

    Learn about feeding patterns, proper positioning techniques, tips on juggling work and breastfeeding, pumping and storage of breast milk, and more.


    McKinley OB/GYN @ 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 5/7/2015
    Infant Massage Class (Wk 4 of 4)

    A four week series of infant massage classes  where parents and caregivers will learn hands on massage strokes and relaxation techniques to soothe infants 4 weeks to 6 months old. Infant massage offers many benefits for both child and parents. 


    Please dress comfortably. Bring a soft blanket and your little one. Must register by calling 568-3628


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
  • 5/7/2015
    12th Annual "Kiss Cares for Kids" Radiothon

    Follow Kiss 98.5 Facebook Page in support of  Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo


    Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo Facebook Page @ 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM
  • 5/8/2015
    12th Annual "Kiss Cares for Kids" Radiothon

    Presented by WKSE 98.5 Entercom Live @ Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • 5/11/2015
    Breastfeeding Class

    Learn about feeding patterns, proper positioning techniques, pumping and storage of breast milk and more. Call 568-3628 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • 5/12/2015
    Prepared Childbirth (3 week class) Class #1 (Suburban)

    This is a 3 week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and review of breathing and relaxation techniques. Call 568-3628 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • 5/12/2015
    Prepared Childbirth for Teenage Parents-Session 1

    A 3-week series focusing on the special needs of teenage parents as they prepare for the birth of their baby. This includes labor and delivery, Caesarean delivery, postpartum and newborn care, and a review of breathing techniques. This class also includes a maternity tour. Held at Women & Children's Hospital only.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 5/13/2015
    Prepared Childbirth Class-Session 3

    A three-week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and breathing and relaxation techniques.


    Destination Maternity @ 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 5/14/2015
    Spring Community Health Fair at MFS

    Stop in and give your health a check up at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.  Many experts will be on hand to offer free screenings, tips and advice on how the whole family can improve their health this spring.  Screening participants will be entered to win 1 of our 5 prizes.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 5/19/2015
    Prepared Childbirth (3 week class) Class #2 (Suburban)

    This is a 3 week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and review of breathing and relaxation techniques. Call 568-3628 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • 5/19/2015
    Prepared Childbirth for Teenage Parents-Session 2

    A 3-week series focusing on the special needs of teenage parents as they prepare for the birth of their baby. This includes labor and delivery, Caesarean delivery, postpartum and newborn care, and a review of breathing techniques. This class also includes a maternity tour. Held at Women & Children's Hospital only.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 5/23/2015
    Birthing Basics for Busy Parents

    A capsulated version of the 3-week Prepared Childbirth Class, taught on a Saturday and includes a maternity tour.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • 5/26/2015
    Prepared Childbirth for Teenage Parents-Session 3

    A 3-week series focusing on the special needs of teenage parents as they prepare for the birth of their baby. This includes labor and delivery, Caesarean delivery, postpartum and newborn care, and a review of breathing techniques. This class also includes a maternity tour. Held at Women & Children's Hospital only.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 5/26/2015
    Prepared Childbirth (3 week class) Class #3 (Suburban)

    This is a 3 week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and review of breathing and relaxation techniques. Call 568-3628 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • 5/27/2015
    Prepared Childbirth Class-Session 1

    A three-week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and breathing and relaxation techniques.


    Destination Maternity @ 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 5/28/2015
    Prepared Childbirth Class-Session 1

    A two-week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and breathing and relaxation techniques.


    McKinley OB/GYN @ 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 5/30/2015
    Birthing Basics for the Busy Parents

    This all-day Saturday class is a capsulized version of the 4 week Prepared Childbirth class held in one day for the convenience of busy parents. Call 568-3628 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • 6/1/2015
    Breastfeeding Class

    Learn about feeding patterns, proper positioning techniques, pumping and storage of breast milk and more. Call 568-3628 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • 6/3/2015
    Prepared Childbirth Class-Session 2

    A three-week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and breathing and relaxation techniques.


    Destination Maternity @ 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 6/4/2015
    Prepared Childbirth Class-Session 2

    A two-week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and breathing and relaxation techniques.


    McKinley OB/GYN @ 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 6/7/2015
    Women and Children's Hospital Golf Pre-Party

    Party and Auction


    The Remington Tavern & Seafood Exchange @ 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • 6/8/2015
    Women & Children's Hospital 35th Annual Pro/Am Golf Tournament

    Golfing with the Pro's to benefit the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital


    Park Country Club @ 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • 6/9/2015
    Prepared Childbirth for Teenage Parents-Session 1

    A 3-week series focusing on the special needs of teenage parents as they prepare for the birth of their baby. This includes labor and delivery, Caesarean delivery, postpartum and newborn care, and a review of breathing techniques. This class also includes a maternity tour. Held at Women & Children's Hospital only.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 6/9/2015
    Prepared Childbirth (2 week class) Class #1 (Suburban)

    This is a 2 week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and review of breathing and relaxation techniques. Call 568-3628 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • 6/10/2015
    Prepared Childbirth Class-Session 3

    A three-week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and breathing and relaxation techniques.


    Destination Maternity @ 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 6/16/2015
    Prepared Childbirth (2 week class) Class #2 (Suburban)

    This is a 2 week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and review of breathing and relaxation techniques. Call 568-3628 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • 6/16/2015
    Prepared Childbirth for Teenage Parents-Session 2

    A 3-week series focusing on the special needs of teenage parents as they prepare for the birth of their baby. This includes labor and delivery, Caesarean delivery, postpartum and newborn care, and a review of breathing techniques. This class also includes a maternity tour. Held at Women & Children's Hospital only.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 6/20/2015
    Mark A. Monaco 17th Annual Golf Tournament

    Golf Outing


    Niagara County Golf Course @ 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • 6/23/2015
    Prepared Childbirth for Teenage Parents-Session 3

    A 3-week series focusing on the special needs of teenage parents as they prepare for the birth of their baby. This includes labor and delivery, Caesarean delivery, postpartum and newborn care, and a review of breathing techniques. This class also includes a maternity tour. Held at Women & Children's Hospital only.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 6/24/2015
    Prepared Childbirth Class-Session 1

    A three-week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and breathing and relaxation techniques.


    Destination Maternity @ 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 6/27/2015
    Birthing Basics for Busy Parents

    A capsulated version of the 3-week Prepared Childbirth Class, taught on a Saturday and includes a maternity tour.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • 7/1/2015
    Prepared Childbirth Class-Session 2

    A three-week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and breathing and relaxation techniques.


    Destination Maternity @ 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 7/7/2015
    Prepared Childbirth (2 week class) Class #1 (Suburban)

    This is a 2 week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and review of breathing and relaxation techniques. Call 568-3628 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • 7/8/2015
    Prepared Childbirth Class-Session 3

    A three-week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and breathing and relaxation techniques.


    Destination Maternity @ 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 7/13/2015
    10th Annual Rite Kids/CMN Charity Golf Tournament

    Golf Outing for the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital


    Tan Tara Golf Course @ 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • 7/14/2015
    Loughran's 19th Annual 5K Run

    5 K Run Fundraiser Event


    Loughran's Restaurant @ 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • 7/14/2015
    Prepared Childbirth for Teenage Parents-Session 1

    A 3-week series focusing on the special needs of teenage parents as they prepare for the birth of their baby. This includes labor and delivery, Caesarean delivery, postpartum and newborn care, and a review of breathing techniques. This class also includes a maternity tour. Held at Women & Children's Hospital only.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 7/14/2015
    Prepared Childbirth (2 week class) Class #2 (Suburban)

    This is a 2 week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and review of breathing and relaxation techniques. Call 568-3628 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • 7/15/2015
    Prepared Childbirth Class-Session 1

    A three-week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and breathing and relaxation techniques.


    Destination Maternity @ 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 7/19/2015
    Tops Celebrity Putting Contest

    Putting Contest


    Transit Valley Country Club @ 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • 7/20/2015
    Tops Charity Golf Outing

    Golf Outing for the new John R. Oichei Children's Hospital


    Transit Valley Country Club @ 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM
  • 7/20/2015
    Miles for Smiles 12th Anniversary

    Wine Tasting


    AcQua Restaurant @ 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • 7/21/2015
    Prepared Childbirth for Teenage Parents-Session 2

    A 3-week series focusing on the special needs of teenage parents as they prepare for the birth of their baby. This includes labor and delivery, Caesarean delivery, postpartum and newborn care, and a review of breathing techniques. This class also includes a maternity tour. Held at Women & Children's Hospital only.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 7/22/2015
    Prepared Childbirth Class-Session 2

    A three-week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and breathing and relaxation techniques.


    Destination Maternity @ 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 7/25/2015
    Birthing Basics for Busy Parents

    A capsulated version of the 3-week Prepared Childbirth Class, taught on a Saturday and includes a maternity tour.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • 7/27/2015
    15th Annual Kaleida Classic Golf Tournament

    Golf outing benefiting Kaleida Adult Hospitals


    Park Country Club @ 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM
  • 7/28/2015
    Prepared Childbirth for Teenage Parents-Session 3

    A 3-week series focusing on the special needs of teenage parents as they prepare for the birth of their baby. This includes labor and delivery, Caesarean delivery, postpartum and newborn care, and a review of breathing techniques. This class also includes a maternity tour. Held at Women & Children's Hospital only.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 7/28/2015
    Prepared Childbirth (2 week class) Class #1 (Suburban)

    This is a 2 week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and review of breathing and relaxation techniques. Call 568-3628 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • 7/29/2015
    Prepared Childbirth Class-Session 3

    A three-week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and breathing and relaxation techniques.


    Destination Maternity @ 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 8/4/2015
    Prepared Childbirth (2 week class) Class #2 (Suburban)

    This is a 2 week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and review of breathing and relaxation techniques. Call 568-3628 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • 8/11/2015
    Prepared Childbirth for Teenage Parents-Session 1

    A 3-week series focusing on the special needs of teenage parents as they prepare for the birth of their baby. This includes labor and delivery, Caesarean delivery, postpartum and newborn care, and a review of breathing techniques. This class also includes a maternity tour. Held at Women & Children's Hospital only.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 8/12/2015
    Prepared Childbirth Class-Session 1

    A three-week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and breathing and relaxation techniques.


    Destination Maternity @ 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 8/18/2015
    Prepared Childbirth for Teenage Parents-Session 2

    A 3-week series focusing on the special needs of teenage parents as they prepare for the birth of their baby. This includes labor and delivery, Caesarean delivery, postpartum and newborn care, and a review of breathing techniques. This class also includes a maternity tour. Held at Women & Children's Hospital only.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 8/18/2015
    Prepared Childbirth (2 week class) Class #1 (Suburban)

    This is a 2 week series covering the basic anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, comfort during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum care, Cesarean delivery, and review of breathing and relaxation techniques. Call 568-3628 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM