Wellness Screenings and Chronic Disease Management | General Health
For information about any of these programs, call Wellness at (716) 664-8677.
Want to Quit Smoking? WCA Can Help.
If you use tobacco and wish to quit, WCA Wants to help you succeed.
NYS Smokers' Quitline:
Call the toll-free New York Smokers' Quitline at 1-866-NY QUITS
(1-866-697-8487). Confidential counseling and a free supply of nicotine patches are available. This is also a great resource for your friends and family who wish to quit smoking. Click here for more.
Your Primary Care Physician:
Your personal physician is a valuable resource in your efforts to quit smoking. Make an appointment with him/her to discuss smoking cessation options and the nicotine replacement therapy that might be right for you.
The nursing staff at WCA is among the first in New York State to take part in a new program designed to urge smokers to quit the habit. The new program is called the "2 Minute Intervention" or the Five-A's:
- Ask * Ask the patient about tobacco use,
- Advise * Advise the patient to quit,
- Assess * Assess the patient's willingness to quit,
- Assist * Assist in the quit attempt,
- Arrange * Arrange for the patient follow-up.
Tobacco Cessation Counseling
Classes are led by tobacco cessation counselors certified by the American Lung Association and are aimed at helping people who are ready to quit tobacco use.
WCA Baby and Me Tobacco Free Program - The Baby and Me Tobacco Free Program helps pregnant moms quit tobacco use during their pregnancy and after their delivery. Moms are seen four sessions prior to delivery and once a month for 12 months after delivery. If they remain tobacco free after delivery they will receive a voucher for free box of diapers on a monthly basis for up to one year.
Tobacco Cessation One-On-One Counseling
Contact WCA Wellness, (716) 664-8677 for more information.
Body Composition Testing
The Body Composition test is used to measure the amount of lean body mass (muscle), body fat and water an individual possesses. The test is based on electrical resistance through the tissues of the body.
Patient Navigation - ph- 716-664-8677 Call for information on WCA Hospital Cancer Care services and community cancer resources available to cancer patients, and their caregivers.
Breast Health Navigator - ph. 716 -664-8163 Call for information on breast health and free breast screening programs.
Lily's Hope -ph. 716-664-8677 Cancer Treatment Center - Jones Memorial Health Center - Free wig, and accessories for women who are losing their hair due to cancer treatment or a medical condition.
American Cancer Society Look Good Feel Better Program - Trained cosmetologist help women going through radiation and chemotherapy with their skin, and hair. Programs are held quarterly. call 716-664-8677 for more information.
Dates and times of programs vary ph 716-664-8677 for more information:
Blood Pressure Check call 716-664-8677 to set up an appointment
Diabetes Prevention Program - a weight management, nutrition and physical activity program that helps prevents Diabetes in those that are already diagnosed with pre-diabetes.
Call WCA Public Relations Speakers Bureau for General Health Topic Presentations: ph. 716-664-8614
Maternal Infant Child Health