Webinar: Opioid Epidemic and our Community

WEBINAR:
Opioid Epidemic and our Community A webinar series focused on providing technical assistance to rural stakeholders to disseminate research findings, policy updates, best-practices and other rural health issues to statewide rural partners and stakeholders throughout the state.
Friday May 31, 2019 12:00 pm PDT.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Participants will be able to list the opioid resources available at the AZ poison center,
Identify the role of the poison center within the community,
Discuss treatment options for patients that have overdosed in different settings. Continue reading

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Farshad “Mazda” Shirazi, MS, MD, PhD, associate professor of Medical Toxicology, Emergency Medicine, Pharmacology and Pharmacy Practice. Continue reading

Planting Begins at Community Garden in Burris Children’s Memorial Park

Healthy Farms Community Garden

  On Saturday April 27th, Winchester Heights residents gathered at the Burris Children’s Memorial Park to plant agave, corn, tomatoes, lettuce and other vegetables. They planted seedlings in pots, beginning the community’s plans to start a community garden. The agave plants were donated by Jane Williamson-Davenport, FNP-C, who works in the Chiricahua Mobile Clinic, providing health care services to the community. The initiative to start a community garden in Winchester Heights is funded by a Community Food Bank Punch Woods Endowment Grant.       Chiricahua Mobile Clinic Extends Hours at the Winchester Community Center Saturday also marked the start of Chiricahua Mobile Clinic services on the fourth Saturday of each month in addition to their hours every Wednesday. They provided tacos, refreshments and desserts for the community. Refreshments were accompanied by music thanks to the local DJ, Efrain. Continue reading