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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

  • 7/30/2016
    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
  • 7/30/2016
    Soul to Soul Wellness Fair

    Please stop by the Kaleida Health table and discover your "bag of wellness". Custom design a bag of wellness with literature from: Spirit of Women, Diabetes, Stroke, Women's Services, Cancer Services, Heart Caring Journal and more.  For individuals without medical doctor, please request the list of providers taking new patients.


    This event is free and open to the public.


    St. Luke AME Zion Church @ 9:30 PM to 1:00 PM
  • 8/2/2016
    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 1:30 PM
  • 8/2/2016
    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 9:00 PM
  • 8/3/2016
    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
  • 8/3/2016
    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 1:30 PM
  • 8/9/2016
    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 1:30 PM
  • 8/9/2016
    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
  • 8/10/2016
    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 1:30 PM
  • 8/16/2016
    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
  • 8/16/2016
    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 1:30 PM
  • 8/16/2016
    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 9:00 PM
  • 8/17/2016
    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 1:30 PM
  • 8/17/2016
    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
  • 8/18/2016
    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 @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 8/20/2016
    Mark A. Monaco 18th Annual Golf Tournament

    Golf Outing


    Niagara County Golf Course @ 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • 8/20/2016
    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
  • 8/22/2016
    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
  • 8/23/2016
    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 9:00 PM
  • 8/23/2016
    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 1:30 PM
  • 8/23/2016
    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
  • 8/24/2016
    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 1:30 PM
  • 8/25/2016
    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 @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 8/27/2016
    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
  • 8/30/2016
    Cancer Survivorship Peer Support Group

    Social Worker facilitated peer support group.  You're not alone, join us for education, speakers and friendship.  The last Tuesday of every month. 


    DeGraff Memorial Hospital Wellness Center @ 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • 8/30/2016
    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 1:30 PM
  • 8/31/2016
    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 1:30 PM
  • 9/1/2016
    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
  • 9/6/2016
    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 1:30 PM
  • 9/7/2016
    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 1:30 PM
  • 9/7/2016
    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
  • 9/8/2016
    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
  • 9/10/2016
    Kicking for Miracles - Master Chong's School of Tae Kwon Do

    Master Chong's World Class Tae Kwon Do annual fundraising event to benefit the Women & Children’s Hospital.


    Buffalo State College @ 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • 9/10/2016
    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
  • 9/12/2016
    Tee off for Tots

    The 22nd Annual Golf Tournament in support of HighPointe on Michigan Pediatrics


    Niagara Falls Country Club @ 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • 9/13/2016
    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
  • 9/13/2016
    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 1:30 PM
  • 9/14/2016
    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 1:30 PM
  • 9/14/2016
    Unyts Blood Drive @ MFS

    The hospital will host a UNYTS blood drive in the Ground Floor Conference Room.  Walk-ins are welcome or call for an appointment.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
  • 9/18/2016
    Williamsville Oktoberfest "Follow the Lederhosen" 5K Fun Run

    To benefit the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital


    Creekview Restaurant @ 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • 9/20/2016
    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 1:30 PM
  • 9/20/2016
    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
  • 9/21/2016
    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 1:30 PM
  • 9/21/2016
    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
  • 9/24/2016
    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
  • 9/27/2016
    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
  • 9/27/2016
    Cancer Survivorship Peer Support Group

    Social Worker facilitated peer support group.  You're not alone, join us for education, speakers and friendship.  The last Tuesday of every month. 


    DeGraff Memorial Hospital Wellness Center @ 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • 9/27/2016
    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 1:30 PM
  • 9/27/2016
    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 9:00 PM
  • 9/28/2016
    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 1:30 PM
  • 10/1/2016
    18th Annual Kaleida Ball

    Black Tie Gala to benefit the Adult Kaleida Hospitals and our network of community facilities.


    Dinner and Dancing!


    Buffalo Niagara Convention Center @ 6:00 PM to 11:59 PM
  • 10/4/2016
    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 9:00 PM
  • 10/5/2016
    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
  • 10/11/2016
    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
  • 10/18/2016
    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
  • 10/19/2016
    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
  • 10/22/2016
    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
  • 10/24/2016
    Look Good Feel Better Program for Cancer Survivors

    Look Good Feel Better® is a free program offered by the American Cancer Society designed for women dealing with hair loss and skin changes from chemotherapy and radiation. You will learn specific techniques to help make the most of your appearance while undergoing treatment.


    Visit lookgoodfeelbetter.org for more information, additional dates and locations.  Registration is required, walk-ins can not be accommodated for this event.  Call 1-800-227-2345 to register.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • 10/25/2016
    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
  • 10/25/2016
    Cancer Survivorship Peer Support Group

    Social Worker facilitated peer support group.  You're not alone, join us for education, speakers and friendship.  The last Tuesday of every month. 


    DeGraff Memorial Hospital Wellness Center @ 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • 10/29/2016
    MFS Women's Board Fall Fashion Show

    Fashion Show


    Salvatore’s Italian Gardens @ 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • 11/2/2016
    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
  • 11/13/2016
    Remington Celebrity Bartender Challenge

    Food, Music, Frivolity and Fun!


    Come and meet who you wouldn't expect to see behind the bar at Remington Tavern & Seafood Exchange for it's 2nd Celebrity Bartender Challenge to support the new John R Oishei Children's Hospital.


    The Remington Tavern & Seafood Exchange @ 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • 11/15/2016
    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
  • 11/16/2016
    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
  • 11/17/2016
    Unyts Blood Drive @ MFS

    The hospital will host a UNYTS blood drive in the Ground Floor Conference Room.  Walk-ins are welcome or call for an appointment.


    Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital @ 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
  • 11/17/2016
    Festival of Trees Haute Holiday Fashion Show

    Haute Holiday Fashion Show


    Hyatt Regency Hotel / Buffalo @ 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 11/19/2016
    Festival of Trees - Black Tie Gala

    Dinner, Auction & Dancing


    Hyatt Regency Hotel / Buffalo @ 6:00 PM to 11:59 PM
  • 11/19/2016
    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
  • 11/22/2016
    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
  • 11/22/2016
    Festival of Trees - Designer Showcase

    Designer Awards


    Hyatt Regency Hotel / Buffalo @ 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • 11/29/2016
    Cancer Survivorship Peer Support Group

    Social Worker facilitated peer support group.  You're not alone, join us for education, speakers and friendship.  The last Tuesday of every month. 


    DeGraff Memorial Hospital Wellness Center @ 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • 11/29/2016
    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