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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

  • 9/2/2015
    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.


    Lancaster OB/GYN @ 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 9/2/2015
    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
  • 9/9/2015
    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
  • 9/9/2015
    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
  • 9/10/2015
    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 @ 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 9/12/2015
    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
  • 9/12/2015
    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 4:00 PM
  • 9/14/2015
    New Grandparents Class

    This class initiates an attempt to bridge the communication between new parents and grandparents. Our goal is to acquaint grandparents with changes in maternity and pediatric practices so that they might understand changes reducing tension between the generations.


    Lancaster OB/GYN @ 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 9/15/2015
    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
  • 9/15/2015
    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
  • 9/16/2015
    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
  • 9/17/2015
    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
  • 9/19/2015
    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
  • 9/21/2015
    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.


    Lancaster OB/GYN @ 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 9/21/2015
    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
  • 9/22/2015
    Prepared Childbirth (3 week class) Class #2 (Suburban)

    This is a three 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
  • 9/22/2015
    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
  • 9/26/2015
    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 4:00 PM
  • 9/26/2015
    17th Annual Kaleida Ball

    Kaleida Ball to benefit Adult Hospitals


    Buffalo Niagara Convention Center @ 6:00 PM to 11:59 PM
  • 9/26/2015
    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
  • 9/29/2015
    Prepared Childbirth (3 week class) Class #3 (Suburban)

    This is a three 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
  • 9/29/2015
    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
  • 10/5/2015
    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
  • 10/7/2015
    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
  • 10/8/2015
    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 @ 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 10/10/2015
    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 4:00 PM
  • 10/13/2015
    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
  • 10/13/2015
    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
  • 10/17/2015
    Super Kids Saturday

    Kid's Day Event - Luncheon


    Salvatore’s Italian Gardens @ 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • 10/17/2015
    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 4:00 PM
  • 10/20/2015
    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
  • 10/20/2015
    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
  • 10/21/2015
    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
  • 10/24/2015
    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
  • 10/24/2015
    MFS Women's Board Fall Fashion Show

    Fashion Show


    Samuel's Grande Manor @ 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • 10/27/2015
    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
  • 11/4/2015
    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
  • 11/7/2015
    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 4:00 PM
  • 11/10/2015
    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
  • 11/10/2015
    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
  • 11/12/2015
    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 @ 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 11/14/2015
    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 4:00 PM
  • 11/17/2015
    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
  • 11/17/2015
    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
  • 11/18/2015
    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
  • 11/21/2015
    Festival of Trees - Black Tie Gala

    Dinner, Auction & Dancing


    Hyatt Regency Hotel / Buffalo @ 6:00 PM to 11:59 PM
  • 11/24/2015
    Festival of Trees - Designer Showcase

    Designer Awards


    Hyatt Regency Hotel / Buffalo @ 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • 11/24/2015
    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
  • 12/1/2015
    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
  • 12/2/2015
    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
  • 12/2/2015
    Festival of Trees Elegant Evening Fashion Show

    Elegant Evening Fashion Show


    Hyatt Regency Hotel / Buffalo @ 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 12/5/2015
    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 4:00 PM
  • 12/8/2015
    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
  • 12/8/2015
    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
  • 12/10/2015
    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 @ 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • 12/15/2015
    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
  • 12/16/2015
    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
  • 12/19/2015
    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
  • 12/22/2015
    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