VNA Community Healthcare & Hospice offers many opportunities to help you improve your health, prevent illnesses and keep you independent. From group exercise classes, personalized blood pressure checks and nurse health coaching, to clinics and cholesterol screening, VNA Community Healthcare & Hospice‘s team of professional nurses will help you design a personalized wellness program.
“Ask the Nurse” Clinics
Know and keep your blood pressure in check by visiting one of our drop-in Blood Pressure Clinics or making an appointment with one of our Wellness Nurses. Whether at a community site or at our office, our nurses can check your blood pressure, pulse and weight; assess your health and work with you to set healthy lifestyle goals. They can also review your medications, discuss side effects and interactions, plus give you tools and tips on how you can prepare for an upcoming physician visit. Click here to see times and locations of our clinics. Or Call: 203.458.4284 Email KEagle@vna-commh.org
Get your cholesterol, A1C, and blood sugar checked and receive immediate results and counseling from a nurse. You will need to fast for at least 12 hours before your scheduled appointment at either our Hamden or Guilford office. There is small fee for this service. Call to schedule an appointment 203.458.4284 Email KEagle@vna-commh.org
Getting the flu can take a big bite out of your time and energy, not to mention lost work time. Prevention is simple and easy – get an annual flu vaccine. VNA Community Healthcare & Hospice’s flu and pneumonia clinics are held September through December throughout our 36-town service area. Injections are given by experienced nurses and vaccines are covered by Medicare, Medicare HMOs and most insurance plans. Visit our calendar to see dates, times and locations.
Wellness Events and Classes
Events and classes are offered at our Guilford Wellness Center and Hamden Community Room. We also offer an extensive lineup of community programs. Click here for our calendar. Click here to learn more about our wellness centers.