Making a Healthy Environment for a Healthy Community
About Cayuga Community Health Network, Inc.
The Cayuga County Community Health Network, Inc. (CCCHN) is a consortium of community, health and human service leaders and providers who serve the residents of Cayuga County. We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit that strives to improve the overall health of Cayuga County residents by building capacity, strenghtening collaboration, and offering direct services.
Diabetes Prevention Program starts March 2019
Learn how to change your life to reduce the chance of developing type 2 diabetes
A diabetes prevention program began on March 14, 2018.
Fundamentals Covered: Who Should Attend?
- Healthy eating - People who have been diagnosed as prediabetic
- Being physically active - Those with A1c levels between 5.7-6.4
- Self-Care - People with risk factors for diabetes (low
- Action Plans physical activity and higher weight)
- Mindfulness - Women how had gestational diabetes
What is Included?
Social support, tools and a curriculum led by a certified lifestyle coach who will assist participants in learn how techniques and strategies to change their lives to reduce their chances of developing type 2 diabetes.
When is this?
This starts on Thursday, March 14, from 5 to 6 pm, and meets weekly for 16 weeks. Then the group will meet bi-weekly and then monthly for a total of 12 months. Want to learn more?
2017-2018 Annual Report
Interested in what we've been up to this year? Check out a quick snapshot of our program year by viewing our annual report. Like what you see? Check back to view our events, or consider donating to help this nonprofit continue our mission.
Healthy You! Workshop
Interested in bringing A Healthy You! program to your community or group? This Chronic Disease Self-Management program runs for six weeks, about an hour a week. We have flexibility of where and when we can offer this workshop that will help people learn how to manage their symptoms. Give us a call or email us to get more information or to host this workshop for your group.
Doula Training in Weedsport
This spring, our nonprofit brought trainers to Weedsport to teach people how to be birth coaches, or doulas. We’re collecting referrals of pregnant women who live in Cayuga County who may need support during their pregnancy and labor. CCCHN will connect women who have Medicaid with birth coaches.
Did you know your tablet can make you healthier?
CCCHN is working with the Seymour Library to have a Technology, Health & Fitness workshop, which helps people understand how to use apps to track their food and physical activity to better control their conditions, such as diabetes and high blood pressure. Staff regularly come to the library on alternating Mondays. Bring your own device or use a tablet or phone provided by the Cayuga Community Health Network. Registration is appreciated, so please call the library at 252-2571.
We've partnered with Giving Assistant to allow people to support our nonprofit while they shop online.
Our office is typically open from 8 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday. It closes on most federal holidays.