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

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

  • 3/28/2015
    New and Expecting Young Parents Expo

    Kaleida Health, Early Childhood Direction Center (ECDC) and Lead Prevention are two of several table vendors participating in Healthy Start Initiative 2015, Young Parents Campus. Target audience for this event are young new and expecting parents and family.


    At Kaleida, taking care of you is what we do.


    True Bethel Baptist Church @ 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • 3/28/2015
    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
  • 3/28/2015
    Sister-to-Sister Summitt 2015

    While attending this event, please stop by and visit the Kaleida Health Family Planning table and lean about services availabe for the community.


    This event is sponsored by the Buffalo Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and Buffalo State College. Pre-registration is required for everyone at http://sister2sisterbuffalo.org, s2sbuffalo@gmail.com or call (716) 570-1631. 


    Buffalo State College @ 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • 3/28/2015
    T-NT Expo

    This event is free and open to the public.


    Please look for Kaleida Health vendors, including the Spirit of Women, DeGraff Memorial Hospital, and Milliard Fillmore Suburban, during the T-NT (Tonawanda and North Tonawanda) Expo. This event runs through Sunday, March 29, noon-4pm.


    Student Alumni Center @ 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • 3/30/2015
    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.


    Lancaster OB/GYN @ 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 4/1/2015
    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
  • 4/1/2015
    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
  • 4/8/2015
    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
  • 4/9/2015
    Post Partum Depression (PPD) Support Group

    A support group for mothers who feel depressed, anxious or overwhelmed and could benefit from emotional support and/or education regarding Perinatal Mood Disorders. The group is open to both pregnant and postpartum moms. Registration is required. Call 716-568-3628.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 0:00 AM to 0:00 AM
  • 4/11/2015
    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
  • 4/14/2015
    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
  • 4/15/2015
    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
  • 4/16/2015
    Infant Massage Class (Wk 1 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 including:



    • Encourages parent-infant bonding and attachment

    • Provides relaxation and contentment for both parent and infant

    • Promotes better sleep

    • Facilitates body awareness

    • Boosts immune system

    • Provides sensory stimulation

    • Improves circulation

    • Aids in digestion



    • Relief of some discomforts of gas, colic, reflux, teething and congestion

    • Promotes compassionate parent-infant communication and respect


     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
  • 4/18/2015
    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
  • 4/23/2015
    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
    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
  • 4/28/2015
    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
  • 5/6/2015
    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
    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
    11th 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
  • 5/8/2015
    11th 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
  • 5/19/2015
    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
  • 5/30/2015
    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
  • 6/7/2015
    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