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LFCHD Employee Newsletter

Archive for the month “July, 2012”

Environmental Health gets Twitter exposure

LFCHD’s Environmental Health staff recently got a shout-out on Twitter from a restaurant pleased with its perfect score on a restaurant inspection.
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Bluegrass HIV Coalition honors McCrary

LFCHD’s Michele McCrary was recently honored as the first Bluegrass HIV Coalition Hero. To read Michele’s interview with Julie Moon, click here.
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Employees finish YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

Six LFCHD employees recently completed the 16-week YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program. They were identified as high risk for developing type 2 diabetes by the risk factors, and they voluntarily participated each Wednesday during their lunch time.
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LFCHD hosts film screening to help fight obesity

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LFCHD staff invited community members to the Lexington Public Library Downtown Branch Tuesday, July 17, to view a documentary to help the fight against obesity in Fayette County as part of the department’s Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).

Have you heard about HBO’s The Weight of the Nation?
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Wellness portal launches

The new Employee Wellness Portal is ready for you to use!

Beginning July 18, the 214 employees that registered in the LFCHD Worksite Wellness Incentive Program will have access to the new online wellness portal. The portal allows you to take your health assessment questionnaire, view your individual report, track points and learn about events you can participate in to accumulate more points.
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Welcome new employees

Ashley H. Bowen, M.D.
HealthFirst Bluegrass

Mabel “Vanessa” Camacho
health care assistant
HealthFirst Bluegrass

Familiar faces, new places
Frances Banks, licensed practical nurse, HealthFirst Bluegrass
Laura Collins, nurse specialist, Public Health, Communicable Disease
Veronica Graves, nurse specialist, HealthFirst Bluegrass
Melissa Grimes, health services clerk, HealthFirst Bluegrass
Glenda Martinez, nurse practitioner, HealthFirst Bluegrass
John Moses, outreach specialist, Public Health, Targeted Prevention
Rossy Rancharan, health care assistant, HealthFirst Bluegrass
Solema Vaquera, health care assistant, HealthFirst Bluegrass
Susana Verni-Altamirano, health services clerk, HealthFirst Bluegrass
Alvaro Vindell, coordinator clinical services, HealthFirst Bluegrass
Charlene Washington, health services clerk, HealthFirst Bluegrass

O’Daniel awarded in July

Laura O’Daniel was presented with the HealthFirst Bluegrass Employee of the Month Award from Herman Hardesty and Vivian Gaines.
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