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Car Seats: Information for Families

| December 21, 2015
Car Seats: Information for Families

One of the most important jobs you have as a parent is keeping your child safe when riding in a vehicle. Each year thousands of young children are killed or injured in car crashes. Proper use of car safety seats helps keep children safe. But with so many differ- ent car safety seats on the […]

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RESCHEDULED! Focus Group – Incentives Available – Share your community’s food needs!

| December 17, 2015
RESCHEDULED! Focus Group – Incentives Available – Share your community’s food needs!

St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance and ASU are looking for parents with children who qualify for free or reduced school lunch to discuss food needs and resources in your community.

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FREE Healthy Living Workshop in January at the Peaks

| December 14, 2015
FREE Healthy Living Workshop in January at the Peaks

North Country HealthCare and Coconino County Public Health Services District are partnering to offer a FREE Healthy Living Workshop at The Peaks in the Desert Sheep Room.

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It’s Time: Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment

| November 30, 2015
It’s Time: Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment

The health of our state is improved in a variety of ways when Arizonans have access to care and coverage. When it comes to reducing the number of uninsured Arizonans, now is the time. Health Insurance Marketplace enrollment is open. Everyone needs to know – and share – the key facts.

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Open Enrollment to Buy Health Coverage

| November 16, 2015
Open Enrollment to Buy Health Coverage

Open enrollment to get health insurance has begun, an opportunity for families to purchase a new health plan or update the one they already have. The open enrollment period runs through January 31, 2016, and experts are encouraging families to shop around, as there are new options for health plans and there may be an […]

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Study: Arizona Has High Rate of Uninsured Children

| November 16, 2015
Study: Arizona Has High Rate of Uninsured Children

The number of uninsured children in the United States dropped to a historic low after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in 2014, but Vanessa Barchfield reports that Arizona continues to have one of the highest rates of kids without insurance.

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Childhood Hunger Impacts Early Learning – You Can Make a Difference!

| November 11, 2015
Childhood Hunger Impacts Early Learning – You Can Make a Difference!

Hunger and lack of reliable access to nutritious food can negatively affect the health and well-being of children, including putting them at risk for developmental delays. Arizona is ranked third in the country when it comes to child food insecurity.

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Open Enrollment to Buy Health Coverage is Underway

| November 9, 2015
Open Enrollment to Buy Health Coverage is Underway

Open enrollment to get health insurance has begun, an opportunity for families to purchase a new health plan or update the one they already have. The open enrollment period runs through January 31, 2016, and experts are encouraging families to shop around, as there are new options for health plans and there may be an […]

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Healthy Lives A Community Project

| October 26, 2015
Healthy Lives A Community Project

The United Nations (U.N.) recently approved 17 new development goals to be added to the world agenda at the U.N. General Assembly. Though broad, it is inspiring and motivating to see what global leaders prioritize on such a grand scale. Topics include poverty, climate change, water sanitation, and others. Falling right in line with Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth’s (CCC&Y) own strategic plan at the county level, I was particularly drawn to this one: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages… Read the full letter here!

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Healthy Relationship FREE Forum – November 14th at CCC

| October 25, 2015
Healthy Relationship FREE Forum – November 14th at CCC

Inspiring Youth Empowerment, Soroptimist International of Flagstaff presents: How to Have a Great Relationship FREE Forum at CCC. Topics include: Media & Violence, Body Image in Media, Gender in Media, LGBTQQIAA (GSM) Soup, Engaging Men, Consent, Alcohol & Assault, “It’s NOT me – It’s you!” How to Break Up, Talk To Me Real – Communication in Love, and Mental Slavery Emancipation – Loving Yourself Despite the World.

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