As a part of its Wholesome Hays Discussion board collection, the Hays County Native Well being Division (HCLHD) will host a Deaf and Onerous-of-Listening to Well being Disparities Discussion board on October 20 at Moe & Gene Johnson Excessive Faculty, positioned at 4260 FM 967 in Buda.
Consultants will focus on disparities within the deaf and hard-of-hearing group in addition to how Hostile Childhood Communication Experiences (ACCE) can result in an elevated threat of continual illness in adults.
“We all know many group residents aren’t conscious of the well being disparities within the deaf and hard-of-hearing group,” mentioned Well being Fairness and Group Engagement Program Supervisor Matthew Gonzales. “With this discussion board, we hope to offer info and assets to assist Hays County be taught extra about this situation.”
The hour-long displays will run from 6:15 -7:15 p.m. A number of deaf and hard-of-hearing organizations will likely be current to speak with attendees.
Future discussion board subjects embrace a New Dad and mom Preparedness Discussion board on October 27 in Dripping Springs. The HCLHD can be holding its first Fall Group Well being Honest on October 22 on the Hays CISD Performing Arts Middle in Kyle. This occasion is free and open to the general public.
For extra details about future occasions, go to the Hays County Native Well being Division’s Fb web page, https://www.facebook.com/HaysCountyLocalHealthDepartment/ or contact Group Outreach Specialist Austin Baier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please notice that .1 CEUs will likely be offered for BEI-certified interpreters for free of charge.
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