While there are a number of factors that drive cancer, early detection (including recommended screenings) and preventive measures can lessen the burden of cancer on an individual’s and a community’s health.
Good nutrition, regular physical activity and a healthy body weight are essential components for overall health and well-being.
Injury is the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44, and was the fourth leading cause of death in Wyoming in 2013, according to Healthy People 2020.
Collecting data on homeless people can be very difficult given the nature of their circumstances. Across the nation, each community is responsible for organizing one day each year to do a “point-in-time count” in order to provide an estimate of the homeless population in their communities.
The social determinants of health are the conditions and circumstances in which people live, work and play—the ones that they are born into and grow up in.
Access to quality healthcare has a profound effect on every aspect of a person’s health.
Clinical preventive services provide incredible opportunities for increased life expectancy and the maintenance of a higher quality of life. Access to care is about more than simply the cost.
A diverse partnership is necessary in order to assess our community’s needs and plan how to address those needs. Laramie County organizations have a long history of working together. Those partnerships were formalized in 1997 under the umbrella of the Healthier Laramie County Community Partnership (LCCP). Today, the completely volunteer-driven LCCP consists of nearly 65 partners, comprised of human service organizations, private-sector individuals, faith-based groups, funders and local and state government representatives dedicated to serving vulnerable residents throughout the county as part of a comprehensive planning effort.
It’s a Bakeless Bake Sale: If you think flour is better used as a wallpaper paste, And burnt baking pans should be labeled “Hazardous Waste” or If the heat of the oven gives you hot flashes galore, And halfway through your baking, you “get” to run to the store. . . If just the […]
If you think flour is better used as a wallpaper paste, And burnt baking pans should be labeled “Hazardous Waste” or If the heat of the oven gives you hot flashes galore, And halfway through your baking, you “get” to run to the store. . .
If just the smell of sweet sugar puts on the weight, And your kitchen makes you feel like a lonely inmate—or If “new math” measurements give you a horrific headache, And you wish all the labels were marked with “NO BAKE”. . .
Then this “baking” sale is made just for you ‘Cause there’s absolutely NO baking to do! Please give a donation instead of your goods, And rest and relax as all “bakers” should.
Due to an increased number of requests for our blankets and our desire to serve all children who need a little extra comfort and security that a handmade blanket can provide, we are asking for your financial support to purchase material to help our volunteers make blankets. Send your donations to Blankets for Laramie County Kids c/o Laramie County Community Partnership, P.O. Box 1143, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82003. Please make checks payable to LCCP-Blankets for Laramie County Kids. If you prefer, you may also donate through our GoFundMe.com account. We appreciate your support! ...
Laramie County Head Start is having Christmas in July from June 20th until July 20th! Donate new toys winter clothing, or gift cards so all their great children have presents this coming Christmas season! Drop off at Lennox Detail Center on Pershing Blvd. Each item donated will get a chance to enter the raffle to win one of two full details donated by Lennox.