Preventative Health Care Month

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Since COVID-19 started, we are connecting, shopping and eating  in different ways. How we access health care and engage in preventive care are also different but still extremely vital to sustained health. 

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August is Preventative Care Month. Prevention is worth more than the cure. Your Preventive Care is 100% FREE. Preventive health screenings and check in's with your Primary Care Physicians have been found to significantly increase life expectancy

 According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 7 out of 10 U.S. deaths are caused by chronic disease, while roughly half of the country's population has been diagnosed with a chronic illness. Preventative care is important in helping spot health diseases early on. The earlier diseases are spotted, the higher probability you have to reverse them with lifestyle changes, such as a healthier diet and more exercise. 

The best place to go for health services is your regular health care provider. The CDC recommends these important exams, screenings, and vaccinations:   

Did You Know?

San Francisco Health Service System is your one stop shop for all things well-being. Check out our resources below!

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