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Health Topics

Preventative Health (Well Visits)

Regular checkups, also called well visits, can help you and your family stay healthy. When you visit your primary care provider (PCP), they know what screenings and support services you need. Find resources on how to see a PCP with Medicaid or no insurance.

Healthy Eating Habits

Healthy eating habits, or Nutrition, is important to your health. Here are programs and initiatives sponsored by the Staten Island PPS or one of our partners.

Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious health problem. It affects both adults and children across our community. Learn what you can do to stay healthy or how to better self-manage your diabetes.

Asthma

Asthma is a chronic illness which means it comes and goes over time. It can affect children and adults and can start and end at any point in someone’s life. Asthma is more common in certain areas on Staten Island. We’ve put together the best resources and programs to help you manage your asthma.

Mental Health

Mental health is a part of our overall well-being. Mental health issues are common and there are many places you can go for help.

 

Substance Use Disorder

Staten Island is dealing with one of the worst drug epidemics in history. Together, as a community, we can make an impact. Learn more about the new programs we’ve put into place and resources for treatment and support.

Quit Smoking

Smoking can be a hard habit to break. There are many smoking cessation (to quit) resources in our borough. We can help you break the habit and live a healthier life.

Health Coaches are available in your community. They can help support you with your health needs.

How can I get a FREE Heath Coach?

If you have Medicaid and a health condition, call (718) 556-7340 or email SICARES@cbcare.org.