NEWS & EVENTS

What's New at NEMS

September 2017 - EYE CARE SEMINAR AT SAN BRUNO CLINIC

North East Medical Services is pleased to offer another eye care seminar at our San Bruno Avenue Clinic! You are invited to come learn about taking care of your eyes and how NEMS can help!

Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Portola Enrollment Center
RSVP: Space is limited up to 25 people. Please call (415) 391-9686 and ask to be transferred to the San Bruno Optometry Clinic for RSVP.

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call San Bruno Optometry at (415) 391-9686.

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Eye Care Seminar


















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September 2017 - FALL PREVENTION AWARENESS WORKSHOP

Each year, 1 in 3 elderly adults ages 65 or older falls and 2 million are treated in emergency departments for fall-related injuries. There are many long-term health consequences of fall injuries but there are also many things we can do to prevent ourselves from falls. If you want to learn more about this topic, please attend the Fall Prevention Workshop at NEMS Health Education Department.

Date: 9/5 - 9/28/2017, every Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Location: Chinatown Clinic

Date: 9/11 - 9/25/2017, every Monday
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Portola Enrollment Center

Date: 9/5 - 9/26/2017, every Tuesday
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Eastmoor Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Fall Prevention Awareness Workshop


















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September 2017 - SPINAL HEALTH WORKSHOP

From crawling, walking, running, dancing, jumping and sports, we are always moving. But overtime, the wear and tear from these activities can often cause nerve irritation. So what can we do to prevent this? If you want to learn more, please attend NEMS’ Health Education Workshops. Topic of this month is Dizziness.

Date: Every fourth Tuesday of the month
Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Language: Cantonese
Instructor: Maymie Chan, D.C.
Location: Health Promotion Room, 1st Floor, Chinatown Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Spinal Health Workshops


















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September 2017 - BREASTFEEDING WORKSHOP

You are invited to NEMS’ breastfeeding workshop. In this workshop, we provide opportunity for mothers to support one another, share their breastfeeding hands-on experience, learn from one another and from the group leader. We will discuss the topics listed below:

  • Introduction to human breast milk
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Recommendation
  • Why breastfeeding is important?
  • Can I breastfeed my baby?

Date: 9/20/2017, Wednesday
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Chinatown Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Breastfeeding Workshop


















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September 2017 - SPECIAL PREGNANCY + PARENTING WORKSHOP

Healthy babies, bright futures! Are you a Soon-To-Be or new mom? Please attend the Special Pregnancy + Parenting Workshop, and learn more about each of the following topics:

  • Parent-Newborn Baby Bonding
  • Communication and Language Skills
  • Community Based Resources

Date:9/13/2017, Wednesday
Time: 12:00pm – 1:45pm
Location: Chinatown Clinic
* Healthy snacks provided!

Please click on this link for more details. Please resgister at Chinatown Clinic 5th Floor Pediatrics Front Desk.

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Special Pregnancy + Parenting Workshop


















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September 2017 - DRUG SAFETY CLASS

You are invited to NEMS’ drug safety class. In this class, we will discuss the topics listed below:

  • How to request refills
  • How to dispose of expired medication
  • What you should bring to the pharmacy when requesting a refill
  • How to request for vacation override
  • What are the benefits of staying with NEMS Pharmacies

Date: Every First Friday of the Month
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
Location: Chinatown Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Drug Safety Class


















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September 2017 - BREASTFEEDING WORKSHOP

You are invited to NEMS’ breastfeeding workshop. In this workshop, we provide opportunity for mothers to support one another, share their breastfeeding hands-on experience, learn from one another and from the group leader. We will discuss the topics listed below:

  • Introduction to human breast milk
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Recommendation
  • Why breastfeeding is important?
  • Can I breastfeed my baby?

Date: 9/5/2017, Tuesday
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Portola Enrollment Center

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Breastfeeding Workshop


















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September 2017 - TAI CHI better health & better living

- Tai Chi For Health Institute Certified
- Doctor Recommended
- Participant Loved

Based on the Sun style, the Tai Chi Program is a lowimpact physical activity program that includes gentle movements suitable for people of all ages, mobility, ability and fitness levels with any form of arthritis. Tai Chi For Health Institute certified instructors are trained on how arthritis affects the body, arthritis safety principles and the approved forms.

Classes don’t require deep bending or squatting, are one-hour long and may be done seated or standing. Improve your qi today!

Tai Chi Intermediate Class
Date: 8/16/2017-9/29/2017, every Wednesday and Friday
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm

Tai Chi Advance Class
Date: 8/16/2017-9/29/2017, every Wednesday and Friday
Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location:
Pacific Clinic - 728 Pacific Avenue, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94133

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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August 2017 - NATIONAL HEALTH CENTER WEEK - August 13-19, 2017

North East Medical Services and health centers around the country are celebrating National Health Center Week from August 13 - 19, 2017! Health centers provide high-quality, affordable, and accessible care to 24 million patients. Join us in celebrating the work and successes of the Health Center Program.

You are invited to join us and celebrate the work and services that NEMS provides to our community!

During National Health Center Week, you will get a FREE gift for filling out a survey at your visit. Pedi patients will get a FREE gift for completing a coloring activity. You and your family are welcome to join the FREE Activities hosted by the NEMS Health Education Department!

Please click on this link to view the schedule. For questions or to register for classes, please contact Health Education Department at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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National Health Center Week Health Ed Activities Schedule
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August 2017 - EYE HEALTH & SAFETY AWARENESS WORKSHOP

August is Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month. If you want to learn more about eye health and information of eye exams, please attend NEM’s Health Education Workshop.

Date: 8/1 – 8/31/2017, every Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Location: Chinatown Clinic

Date: 8/7 – 8/28/2017, every Monday
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Portola Enrollment Center

Date: 8/1 - 8/29/2017, every Tuesday
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Eastmoor Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Eye Health & Safety Awareness Workshop


















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August 2017 - SEAT EXERCISES

Seat exercise is a low-impact physical activity program that includes gentle movements suitable for people of all ages, mobility, ability, and fitness levels. Classes don’t require deep bending or squatting, and may be done seated. This exercise class is one-hour per session, once a week. Join our exercise class and start your active life today!

Start Date: 8/3 - 8/31/2017, every Thursday
9/5 - 10/24/2017, every Tuesday
Time: 9:30am to 10:30am
Location: Pacific Clinic
Pacific Clinic - 728 Pacific Avenue, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94133

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Seat Exercises


















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August 2017 - FUN & FIT EXERCISES

Fun & Fit Exercise class offers you the chance to participate in general exercise and receive a personalized wellness plan designed by you and your instructor.

This wellness plan will provide you with the knowledge to take action on a daily and/or weekly exercise program to increase your energy, strength and balance, and helps you to reduce and prevent the incidence of many chronic diseases such as cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, etc. Fun and Fit Exercise class is a great opportunity to make new friends, improve your health, and learn skills to enhance your overall well-being!

Start Date: 8/7/2017, every Monday
Time: 9:30am to 10:30am
Location: Pacific Clinic
Pacific Clinic - 728 Pacific Avenue, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94133

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Fun & Fit Exercises


















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August 2017 - HEALTHY EATING - The Latest News on Healthy Eating! Free Classes for Everyone Age 18+! You Will Receive a Gift If You Attend All Five Classes!

Please come to our FREE "Healthy Eating" classes at the Pacific Clinic, offered in Cantonese. Anyone age 18 and older is welcome to join.

Class Dates: 8/2, 8/9, 8/23, 8/30, 9/6
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Pacific Clinic, 2nd Floor

The classes will cover the following topics:

  • What is a Healthy Diet?
  • Nutrient Lacking in Asian Diets
  • Food Labels
  • Sugar and Your Weight
  • Grocery Store Tour

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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August 2017 - BREASTFEEDING WORKSHOP

You are invited to NEMS’ breastfeeding workshop. In this workshop, we provide opportunity for mothers to support one another, share their breastfeeding hands-on experience, learn from one another and from the group leader. We will discuss the topics listed below:

  • Introduction to human breast milk
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Recommendation
  • Why breastfeeding is important?
  • Can I breastfeed my baby?

Date: 8/1, 9/5/2017, Tuesday
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Portola Enrollment Center

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Breastfeeding Workshop


















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July 2017 - BREASTFEEDING WORKSHOP

You are invited to NEMS’ breastfeeding workshop. In this workshop, we provide opportunity for mothers to support one another, share their breastfeeding hands-on experience, learn from one another and from the group leader. We will discuss the topics listed below:

  • Introduction to human breast milk
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Recommendation
  • Why breastfeeding is important?
  • Can I breastfeed my baby?

Date: 7/19, 9/20/2017, Wednesday
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Chinatown Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Breastfeeding Workshop


















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July 2017 - CHRONIC DISEASE SELF MANAGEMENT CLASS - PACIFIC CLINIC - STARTS July 11!

Please join NEMS' FREE Chronic Disease Self-Management Class at the Pacific Clinic! Attend 4 or more classes and receive a gift! SPACE IS LIMITED - Register Now! Workshops will be in Cantonese.

Date: 7/11 - 8/15, every Tuesday
Time: 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Location: Pacific Clinic 2nd Floor
728 Pacific Avenue, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94133

Please click on this link to view the schedule. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Chronic Disease Self Management Class


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July 2017 - HEPATITIS B WORKSHOP

Hepatitis B is a contagious liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Approximately 1 in 10 Asians are living with Hepatitis B, but most people do not know it. There are many things you can do to protect yourself and reduce your risk of Hepatitis B. If you want to learn more about Hepatitis, please attend NEMS Health Education Workshop.

Date:7/4 – 7/27, every Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Location: Chinatown Clinic

Date:7/3 – 7/31, every Monday
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Portola Enrollment Center

Date:7/4 – 7/25, every Tuesday
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Eastmoor Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Hepatitis B Workshop


















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July 2017 - HEALTH EDUCATION ACTIVITY SCHEDULE - July/August/September 2017

Learn more about FREE Health Education Classes for NEMS patients!

NEMS Health Education has the following free activities / classes planned for patients, including Quit Smoking Support Groups and Counseling, Tai Chi, and more.

Please click on this link to view the schedule. For questions or to register for classes, please contact Health Education Department at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.




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Health Education Class Schedule
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June 2017 - TAI CHI better health & better living

- Tai Chi For Health Institute Certified
- Doctor Recommended
- Participant Loved

Based on the Sun style, the Tai Chi Program is a lowimpact physical activity program that includes gentle movements suitable for people of all ages, mobility, ability and fitness levels with any form of arthritis. Tai Chi For Health Institute certified instructors are trained on how arthritis affects the body, arthritis safety principles and the approved forms.

Classes don’t require deep bending or squatting, are one-hour long and may be done seated or standing. Improve your qi today!

Tai Chi Basic Class
Date: 6/14/2017-7/28/2017, every Wednesday and Friday
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm

Tai Chi Intermediate Class
Date: 8/16/2017-9/29/2017, every Wednesday and Friday
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm

Tai Chi Advance Class
Date: Part 1: 6/14/2017-7/28/2017, every Wednesday and Friday
Date: Part 2: 8/16/2017-9/29/2017, every Wednesday and Friday
Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location:
Pacific Clinic - 728 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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June 2017 - PROSTATE CANCER WORKSHOPS

Except for skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. It is the second most common cause of death from cancer among white, African American, American Indian/ Alaska Native, and Hispanic men, and the fourth most common cause of death from cancer among Asian/Pacific Islander men.

  • What Is Prostate Cancer?
  • Risk Factors
  • Symptoms
  • Screening Tests and Treatments

Date: 6/1-6/29/2017, Every Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Location: 1520 Stockton Clinic

Date: 6/5-6/26/2017, every Monday
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Portola Enrollment Center

Date: 6/6-6/27/2017, every Tuesday
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: 211 Eastmoor Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Prostate Cancer Workshops


















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May 2017 - HEALTH EDUCATION ACTIVITY SCHEDULE - May/June 2017

Learn more about FREE Health Education Classes for NEMS patients!

NEMS Health Education has the following free activities / classes planned for patients, including Quit Smoking Support Groups and Counseling, Tai Chi, and more.

Please click on this link to view the schedule. For questions or to register for classes, please contact Health Education Department at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.




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Health Education Class Schedule
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May 2017 - COOKING MATTERS

Learn how to prepare fast, delicious and healthy meals on a budget. SIGN UP TODAY FOR FREE COOKING CLASSES!

Practicing skills like:

  • Preparing healthy and delicious recipes quickly
  • Buying fruits and vegetables on a budget
  • Comparing prices to find bargains
  • Reading and comparing food labels
  • Planning affordable meals and sticking to your budget!

In each class you will:

  • Cook and eat a healthy meal
  • Receive a FREE bag of fresh produce and new recipes to make at home

Graduates from Cooking Matters will receive a:

  • Free book full of tasty recipes and tips on how to choose and buy healthy, low-cost foods
  • Resuable grocery bag
  • Cutting board and meat thermometer

Date: 5/3/2017 - 6/7/2017, Every Wednesday
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 728 Pacific Clinic
RSVP To register or have questions, please call NEMS Health Education Department at (415)391-9686 ext. 5843.

Please plan to come to class every week.

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Cooking Matters


















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May 2017 - SKIN CANCER DETECTION AND PREVENTION WORKSHOP

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. Some people are at higher risk of skin cancer than others, but anyone can get it. There are many things you can do to protect yourself and reduce your risk of skin cancer. If you want to learn more about Skin Cancer, please attend a Health Education Workshop at NEMS.

  • What Is Skin Cancer?
  • Risk Factors
  • Symptoms
  • Protect Your Skin
  • Screening Tests

Date: 5/2 – 5/30/2017, Every Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Location: 1520 Stockton Clinic

Date: 5/1 – 5/29/2017, every Monday
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Portola Enrollment Center

Date: 5/2 – 5/30/2017, every Tuesday
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: 211 Eastmoor Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Workshop


















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May 2017 - BREASTFEEDING WORKSHOP

You are invited to NEMS’ breastfeeding workshop. In this class, we will discuss the topics listed below:

  • Introduction to human breast milk
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Recommendation
  • Why breastfeeding is important?
  • Can I breastfeed my baby?

Date: 5/2, 6/6/2017, Tuesday
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Portola Enrollment Center

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Breastfeeding Workshop


















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April 2017 - PACIFIC CLINIC GRAND OPENING CEREMONY

You are cordially invited to the Grand Opening of NEMS’ Pacific Clinic. Programs of the ceremony:

  • Welcome & Introduction
  • NEMS Services
  • Health Ed Free Services
  • Exercise Demonstrations
  • Refreshments
  • Raffles
  • Free Gifts

Date:4/26/2017, Wednesday
Time: 11:00am - 12:00 noon
Location: NEMS - 728 Pacific Clinic
(Health Education Department - T.H. and Dorothy Koo Senior Wellness & Community Center)

Please click on this link for more details. Please RSVP by April 22, 2017. To RSVP or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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April 2017 - HEALTH EDUCATION ACTIVITY SCHEDULE - April/May/June 2017

Learn more about FREE Health Education Classes for NEMS patients!

NEMS Health Education has the following free activities / classes planned for patients, including Quit Smoking Support Groups and Counseling, Tai Chi, and more.

Please click on this link to view the schedule. For questions or to register for classes, please contact Health Education Department at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.




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Health Education Class Schedule
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April 2017 - AUTISM AWARENESS WORKSHOPS

April is National Autism Awareness Month. Autism is a complex mental condition and developmental disability that affects 1 in every 110 children in the United States. NEMS can help screen children to identify developmental needs early, so make sure to keep all Well Child visits. If you want to learn more about Autism, please attend NEMS Health Education Workshop.

Date: 4/4 - 4/27/2017, Every Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Location: Chinatown Clinic

Date: 4/3 - 4/24/2017, every Monday
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Portola Enrollment Center

Date: 4/4 - 4/25/2017, every Tuesday
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Eastmoor Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Autism Awareness Workshops


















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April 2017 - BREASTFEEDING WORKSHOP

You are invited to NEMS’ breastfeeding workshop. In this class, we will discuss the topics listed below:

  • Introduction to human breast milk
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Recommendation
  • Why breastfeeding is important?
  • Can I breastfeed my baby?

Date:4/19, 5/17, 6/21/2017, Wednesday
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Chinatown Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Breastfeeding Workshop


















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March 2017 - DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

Do you or someone you love have diabetes? Everyone with Diabetes Counts is a program that encourages lifestyle changes while learning about your diabetes and the way it affects your health. Enjoy the benefits of a healthier, more energetic lifestyle by signing up today!

When:
3/18/2017-4/22/2017 Every Saturday
Time: 9:30am-11:30am
Where: Chinatown Clinic
1st Floor Health Promotion Room

Please join us if you:

  • Are 65 years of age or older
  • Are a Medicare beneficiary
  • Have borderline diabetes or diabetes

Program details:

  • Each class is 2 hours
  • Six short weekly workshops
  • No cost to participate!

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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March 2017 - Colorectal Cancer Screening & FIT Workshop

Colorectal cancer is a very common cancer in both men and women over the age of 50, affecting about 1 in 20 people in the United States. If you’re 50 or older, getting a colorectal cancer screening test could save your life! If you want to learn more about Colorectal Cancer, please attend NEMS Health Education Workshop.

Date: 3/2 – 3/30/2017, Every Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Location: Chinatown Clinic

Date: 3/6 – 3/27/2017, every Monday
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Portola Enrollment Center

Date: 3/7 – 3/28/2017, every Tuesday
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Eastmoor Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Colorectal Cancer Screening & FIT Workshop


















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February 2017 - HEART DISEASE PREVENTION & HOW TO SPOT A STROKE

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for people in the United States. Knowing the warning signs and symptoms of heart disease and stroke can save people’s lives. If you want to learn more about Heart Disease Prevention and Stroke, please attend NEMS Health Education Workshop.

Date: 2/2-2/28/2017, Every Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Location: Chinatown Clinic

Date: 2/6-2/27/2017, every Monday
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Portola Enrollment Center

Date: 2/7-2/28/2017, every Tuesday
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Eastmoor Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Heart Disease Prevention & How To Spot A Stroke


















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February 2017 - HEALTHY EATING - The Latest News on Healthy Eating! Free Classes for Everyone Age 18+! You Will Receive a Gift If You Attend All Five Classes!

Please come to our FREE "Healthy Eating" classes at the 1520 Stockton Street, offered in Cantonese. Anyone age 18 and older is welcome to join.

Class 1 Dates: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1
Class 2 Dates: 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Chinatown Clinic
1st Floor Health Promotion Room

The classes will cover the following topics:

  • What is a Healthy Diet?
  • Nutrient Lacking in Asian Diets
  • Food Labels
  • Sugar and Your Weight
  • Grocery Store Tour

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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January 2017 - CHIROPRACTIC HEALTH WORKSHOP

From crawling, walking, running, dancing, jumping and sports, we are always moving. But overtime, the wear and tear from these activities can often cause nerve irritation. So what can we do to prevent this? If you want to learn more, please attend NEMS’ Health Education Workshops.

Date: Every fourth Tuesday of the month
Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Language: Cantonese
Instructor: Maymie Chan, D.C.
Location: Health Promotion Room, 1st Floor, Chinatown Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Chiropractic Health Workshops 2016


















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January 2017 - BREASTFEEDING WORKSHOP

You are invited to NEMS’ breastfeeding workshop. In this class, we will discuss the topics listed below:

  • Introduction to human breast milk
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Recommendation
  • Why breastfeeding is important?
  • Can I breastfeed my baby?

Date:1/18, 2/15, 3/15/2017, Wednesday
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Chinatown Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Breastfeeding Workshop


















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January 2016 - TAI CHI better health & better living

- Tai Chi For Health Institute Certified
- Doctor Recommended
- Participant Loved

Based on the Sun style, the Tai Chi Program is a lowimpact physical activity program that includes gentle movements suitable for people of all ages, mobility, ability and fitness levels with any form of arthritis. Tai Chi For Health Institute certified instructors are trained on how arthritis affects the body, arthritis safety principles and the approved forms.

Classes don’t require deep bending or squatting, are one-hour long and may be done seated or standing. Improve your qi today!

Tai Chi Class

Date: 1/4/2017-2/16/2017, every Wednesday and Thursday
Time: 9:30am-10:30am

Date: 3/10/2017-4/22/2017, every Friday and Saturday
Time: Friday 12:00pm-1:00pm, Saturday 1:30pm-2:30pm

Tai Chi Intermediate Class

Date: 2/22/2017-4/5/2017, every Wednesday and Thursday
Time: 9:30am to 10:30a

Location: Health Promotion Room
Chinatown Clinic - 1520 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA 94133

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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January 2016 - JANUARY IS THYROID AWARENESS MONTH!

Thyroid disease affects approximately 200 million people worldwide, and if left undiagnosed and untreated it can cause conditions such as tremors, depression, muscle weakness and constant fatigue. If you want to learn more about Thyroid disease and Health, please attend NEMS Health Education Workshop.

Date:1/3 - 1/26/2017, every Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Location: Chinatown Clinic

Date:1/9 - 1/30/2017, every Monday
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Portola Enrollment Center

Date:1/3 - 1/31/2017, every Tuesday
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Eastmoor Clinic

Please click on this link for more details. To register or for questions, please call Health Education Dept. at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.

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Thyroid Awareness Month Workshop


















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January 2017 - HEALTH EDUCATION ACTIVITY SCHEDULE - January/February/March 2017

Learn more about FREE Health Education Classes for NEMS patients!

NEMS Health Education has the following free activities / classes planned for patients, including Quit Smoking Support Groups and Counseling, Tai Chi, and more.

Please click on this link to view the schedule. For questions or to register for classes, please contact Health Education Department at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843.




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Health Education Class Schedule