John E. Ford PK-8 School

May 2016 Wellness

What's Up With Wellness: Health Observances May 2016

Food Allergy Action Month http://www.foodallergy.org/food-allergy-awareness-week#.U8QvM140caU

Melanoma/Skin Cancer Awareness Month http://www.spotskincancer.org/

Nat'l Physical Fitness & Sports Month http://www.fitness.gov/

Nat'l Stroke Awareness Month http://www.cdc.gov/stroke/stroke_awareness_month.htm

4 Nat'l Bike to Work Day http://www.walkbiketoschool.org/

8-14 Nat'l Women's Health Week http://www.womenshealth.gov/nwhw/about/

22-28 Nat'l Hurricane Preparedness Week

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/hurricane/index.shtml

27 Heat Safety Awareness Day http://www.weather.gov/om/heat/index.shtml

31 World No Tobacco Day http://www.who.int/tobacco/wntd/en

DCPS District Wellness

Check out the link below for information from the District Wellness Department

http://www.duvalschools.org/Page/9476

Trying to quit tobacco? Here is a link for help:

http://www.northfloridaahec.org/tobacco-training-cessation/

Need Help with stress, family life or more serious issues? Corporate Care Works is a high quality Employee Assistance Program that can help or refer you (confidentially) to someone that can. 24/7 Confidential help where and when you need it. Check out the link to CCW on the DCPS Wellness page, or call the free, confidential, 24-hour CARELINE at 800-327-9757.

Summer Staycation!

Want to save money and still do fun things this summer? Check out the City of Jacksonville Visitor page for some fun activities around Jacksonville. From parks to festivals, beaches, museums and art, there are plenty of ways to spend time while saving money!

http://www.coj.net/categories/visitors.aspx