Partner Spotlight

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Over twenty community partners are involved in the Cobb2020 Partnership. Check out our monthly Partner Spotlight, when we will highlight a community partner and let you know their role in the Cobb2020 health improvement plan.

 
Ser Familia, Inc.

Ser Familia, Inc. is an organization dedicated to strengthening Latino families through programs that empower them to thrive and enjoy a healthy family environment. Programs include: Couple’s workshops and retreats, Youth workshops and retreats, Parenting programs, Family workshops, Domestic violence advocacy, awareness and support; Family counseling and therapy; and Cultural and linguistic proficiency consulting. For more information click here.

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SerFamiliaPrograms1Program Staff at Ser Familia, Inc.
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WellStar sponsors "Well Screen" events throughout the community which provide convenient and affordable health screenings for early detection of problems relating to cholesterol, thyroid function, prostate health, diabetes and other medical conditions. Screening events are held at various WellStar facilities, as well as on-site locations such as YMCAs, faith-based organizations and senior centers. wellstar

For a calendar of upcoming community special events, click here.

WellStar Community Special Events
WellStar creates healthier communities through community medical screenings, classes, health fairs and more.
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The American Cancer Society is committed to helping people quit smoking through its Quit For Life program. The program is a phone-based coaching and web-based learning support service that helps people develop a personalized plan and provides guidance along the way. Smoking is the single greatest cause of excess health care spending and productivity losses for employers. Tobacco cessation is a great cost-ACSLogosqeffective benefit that employers can provide. Click here for more information about Quit For Life, call 1-800-227-2345.
CDC Photo - surgeon general warningStop smoking with the help of the Quit For Life program.
Cobb Co. Parks, Recreation, Cultural Affairs Dept. (Cobb Co. Gov't)gototop

On September 15 from 12:00-2:00 pm, the Cobb County Parks, Recreation, Cultural Affairs Department will sponsor an OUTDOOR FESTIVAL at Allatoona Creek Park in Acworth. Throughout the year the Department offers special events at parks all over the countyCobbCoGovtLogosq. They offer great opportunities to be active and social indoors and outdoors. Click here to find more information.
Cobb County Outdoor Festival
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Cobb Senior Services just opened a state-of-the-art Wellness Center (1150 Powder Springs Street, Marietta) to help seniors maintain healthy lifestyles. Activities include exercise classes and visual & performing arts, as well as opportunities to use various cardio and strength equipment. A café offers daily selections of healthy lunches and alfresco dining.
CobbCoGovtLogosqAdditionally, seniors will be able to take classes in the teaching kitchen and participate in health-related seminars. WellStar will operate a senior clinic for eligible adults ages 55 thru 64. Visit www.cobbseniors.org for more information.
 
Senior in Wellness CenterSeniors can find information on health-related seminars at the new Wellness Center.