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

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

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

  • 2/10/2016
    Pre-operative Breast Surgery Education Class

    Assists in preparation for breast surgery by allowing individuals to meet with clinicians familiar with oncology care. Provides helpful tips on daily living activities, exercise, nutrition and sleep that can assist with navigating your treatment path and recovery.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • 2/11/2016
    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 @ 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 2/13/2016
    Gotta Have Heart

    Cocktails, Dinner and Music by Jack Civiletto - to benefit Kaleida Health Cardiology Services Non-Invasive Diagnostic Cardiac Center at the BGMC


    Salvatore’s Italian Gardens @ 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • 2/15/2016
    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
  • 2/16/2016
    Pre-operative Breast Surgery Education Class

    Assists in preparation for breast surgery by allowing individuals to meet with clinicians familiar with oncology care. Provides helpful tips on daily living activities, exercise, nutrition and sleep that can assist with navigating your treatment path and recovery.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • 2/16/2016
    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.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 2/17/2016
    Pre-operative Breast Surgery Education Class

    Assists in preparation for breast surgery by allowing individuals to meet with clinicians familiar with oncology care. Provides helpful tips on daily living activities, exercise, nutrition and sleep that can assist with navigating your treatment path and recovery.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • 2/17/2016
    Preoperative Ostomy Patient Education Class

    A preoperative education class for those undergoing ostomy surgery.  Topics include: ostomy tyoes, pain management, basic ostomy and skin care, nutrition, life with an ostomy and community resources.  Register by calling 568-6787.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • 2/18/2016
    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.


    Lancaster OB/GYN @ 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 2/23/2016
    Pre-operative Breast Surgery Education Class

    Assists in preparation for breast surgery by allowing individuals to meet with clinicians familiar with oncology care. Provides helpful tips on daily living activities, exercise, nutrition and sleep that can assist with navigating your treatment path and recovery.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • 2/23/2016
    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.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 2/24/2016
    Pre-operative Breast Surgery Education Class

    Assists in preparation for breast surgery by allowing individuals to meet with clinicians familiar with oncology care. Provides helpful tips on daily living activities, exercise, nutrition and sleep that can assist with navigating your treatment path and recovery.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • 2/24/2016
    Breastfeeding Class

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


    Lancaster OB/GYN @ 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 2/25/2016
    Heart to Heart: Conquering Cholesterol and Heart Disease

    A community event for individuals to learn more about cholesterol and heart disease with tips on how to improve and control it. Cholesterol screenings and blood pressure readings will be provided 5:30- 6:30 p.m. and the seminar will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a presentation by a registered dietician and a cardiologist.


    Registration is required due to space limitations but the event and screenings are free. Register by phone at 859-8751 or http://www.kaleidahealth.org/womenshealth/heart-to-heart/


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 2/27/2016
    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
  • 2/27/2016
    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 4:00 PM
  • 3/1/2016
    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
  • 3/1/2016
    Pre-operative Breast Surgery Education Class

    Assists in preparation for breast surgery by allowing individuals to meet with clinicians familiar with oncology care. Provides helpful tips on daily living activities, exercise, nutrition and sleep that can assist with navigating your treatment path and recovery.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • 3/2/2016
    Preoperative Ostomy Patient Education Class

    A preoperative education class for those undergoing ostomy surgery.  Topics include: ostomy tyoes, pain management, basic ostomy and skin care, nutrition, life with an ostomy and community resources.  Register by calling 568-6787.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • 3/2/2016
    Pre-operative Breast Surgery Education Class

    Assists in preparation for breast surgery by allowing individuals to meet with clinicians familiar with oncology care. Provides helpful tips on daily living activities, exercise, nutrition and sleep that can assist with navigating your treatment path and recovery.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • 3/5/2016
    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 4:00 PM
  • 3/7/2016
    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
  • 3/8/2016
    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.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 3/8/2016
    Prepared Childbirth (2 week class) Class #2 (Suburban)

    This is a two 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
  • 3/8/2016
    Pre-operative Breast Surgery Education Class

    Assists in preparation for breast surgery by allowing individuals to meet with clinicians familiar with oncology care. Provides helpful tips on daily living activities, exercise, nutrition and sleep that can assist with navigating your treatment path and recovery.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • 3/9/2016
    Pre-operative Breast Surgery Education Class

    Assists in preparation for breast surgery by allowing individuals to meet with clinicians familiar with oncology care. Provides helpful tips on daily living activities, exercise, nutrition and sleep that can assist with navigating your treatment path and recovery.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • 3/10/2016
    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 @ 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 3/12/2016
    American Girl Fashion Show

    Show time 12:00 PM and 5:30 PM


    Samuel's Grande Manor @ 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 3/12/2016
    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 4:00 PM
  • 3/13/2016
    American Girl Fashion Show

    Show time 1:00 PM


    Samuel's Grande Manor @ 1:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • 3/15/2016
    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.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 3/15/2016
    Pre-operative Breast Surgery Education Class

    Assists in preparation for breast surgery by allowing individuals to meet with clinicians familiar with oncology care. Provides helpful tips on daily living activities, exercise, nutrition and sleep that can assist with navigating your treatment path and recovery.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • 3/16/2016
    Preoperative Ostomy Patient Education Class

    A preoperative education class for those undergoing ostomy surgery.  Topics include: ostomy tyoes, pain management, basic ostomy and skin care, nutrition, life with an ostomy and community resources.  Register by calling 568-6787.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • 3/16/2016
    Pre-operative Breast Surgery Education Class

    Assists in preparation for breast surgery by allowing individuals to meet with clinicians familiar with oncology care. Provides helpful tips on daily living activities, exercise, nutrition and sleep that can assist with navigating your treatment path and recovery.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • 3/19/2016
    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
  • 3/22/2016
    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.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 3/22/2016
    Pre-operative Breast Surgery Education Class

    Assists in preparation for breast surgery by allowing individuals to meet with clinicians familiar with oncology care. Provides helpful tips on daily living activities, exercise, nutrition and sleep that can assist with navigating your treatment path and recovery.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • 3/23/2016
    Pre-operative Breast Surgery Education Class

    Assists in preparation for breast surgery by allowing individuals to meet with clinicians familiar with oncology care. Provides helpful tips on daily living activities, exercise, nutrition and sleep that can assist with navigating your treatment path and recovery.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • 3/28/2016
    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.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 3/29/2016
    Pre-operative Breast Surgery Education Class

    Assists in preparation for breast surgery by allowing individuals to meet with clinicians familiar with oncology care. Provides helpful tips on daily living activities, exercise, nutrition and sleep that can assist with navigating your treatment path and recovery.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • 3/30/2016
    Pre-operative Breast Surgery Education Class

    Assists in preparation for breast surgery by allowing individuals to meet with clinicians familiar with oncology care. Provides helpful tips on daily living activities, exercise, nutrition and sleep that can assist with navigating your treatment path and recovery.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • 4/4/2016
    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.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 4/5/2016
    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
  • 4/6/2016
    Preoperative Ostomy Patient Education Class

    A preoperative education class for those undergoing ostomy surgery.  Topics include: ostomy tyoes, pain management, basic ostomy and skin care, nutrition, life with an ostomy and community resources.  Register by calling 568-6787.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • 4/9/2016
    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 4:00 PM
  • 4/11/2016
    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.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 4/12/2016
    Prepared Childbirth (2 week class) Class #2 (Suburban)

    This is a two 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
  • 4/12/2016
    800 Maple

    Benefiting the John M. Tronolone Pediatric Oncology Lectureship


    Hors D'oeuvres, Cocktails and an Elegant Dinner


    800 Maple @ 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • 4/14/2016
    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 @ 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 4/20/2016
    Preoperative Ostomy Patient Education Class

    A preoperative education class for those undergoing ostomy surgery.  Topics include: ostomy tyoes, pain management, basic ostomy and skin care, nutrition, life with an ostomy and community resources.  Register by calling 568-6787.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • 4/23/2016
    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 4:00 PM
  • 4/30/2016
    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
  • 5/4/2016
    Preoperative Ostomy Patient Education Class

    A preoperative education class for those undergoing ostomy surgery.  Topics include: ostomy tyoes, pain management, basic ostomy and skin care, nutrition, life with an ostomy and community resources.  Register by calling 568-6787.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • 5/6/2016
    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
  • 5/10/2016
    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.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 5/17/2016
    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.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 5/18/2016
    Preoperative Ostomy Patient Education Class

    A preoperative education class for those undergoing ostomy surgery.  Topics include: ostomy tyoes, pain management, basic ostomy and skin care, nutrition, life with an ostomy and community resources.  Register by calling 568-6787.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • 5/21/2016
    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
  • 5/24/2016
    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.


    Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 6/1/2016
    Preoperative Ostomy Patient Education Class

    A preoperative education class for those undergoing ostomy surgery.  Topics include: ostomy tyoes, pain management, basic ostomy and skin care, nutrition, life with an ostomy and community resources.  Register by calling 568-6787.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM