CSD 6 Health and Wellness Series

Under the leadership of Mara Minguez, MD, MSc, Assistant Chief Medical Officer for Community Affairs at NewYork- Presbyterian Hospital and Rafael Lantigua, MD, Associate Dean for Community Service at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, NYP and CUIMC medical experts come together to support the Community School District 6 (CSD 6) Health and Wellness Series.

The goal of the CSD 6 Health and Wellness Series is to provide helpful information and practical resources about a range of topics of interest to the school community. The series is part of the CSD 6’s Wellness Initiative Now (WIN 6). Led by the Office of the Superintendent, WIN 6 is a district wide initiative that aims to increase awareness of positive health behaviors and resources to benefit the school community.

Experts facilitate sessions, in English with Spanish interpretation. A total of six sessions were completed in the Fall of 2021 and are available below. Additional sessions will be facilitated this Spring. Please see below for more information. 


Spring 2022

Omicron and Vaccine Hesitancy- Tuesday, March 8th at 6:00 PM

Featuring: Mara Minguez, MD
Assistant Chief Medical Officer for Community Affairs, Assistant
Professor of Pediatrics and Population & Family Health

Join here.

Meeting details below:

Meeting ID: 263 769 8974 Passcode: 009870
Zoom Dial by your location +1646 558 8656 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 263 769 8974

Dial-in Spanish Interpretation available:
To join the Spanish Conference Line for audio only, please call
+1 347-966-4114 and enter Phone Conference ID: 485 131 147#

Supporting Children and Adolescents during COVID-19- Tuesday, March 22nd at 5:30 PM

Featuring: Aiyana Rivera-Rodriguez, MD
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Sebastian Cisneros, MD
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Join here.

Meeting details below:

Meeting ID: 263 769 8974 Passcode: 009870
Zoom Dial by your location +1646 558 8656 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 263 769 8974

Dial-in Spanish Interpretation available:
To join the Spanish Conference Line for audio only, please call
+1 347-966-4114 and enter Phone Conference ID: 485 131 147#

 

Spring into Health: Nutrition Tips for Parents- Thursday, March 24th at 6:00 PM

Featuring: Ileana Vargas, MD
Pediatric Endocrinologist
Kyle Murray, MS, RD, CDN, CDE
Community Nutrition Specialist

Join here.

Meeting details below:

Meeting ID: 263 769 8974 Passcode: 009870
Zoom Dial by your location +1646 558 8656 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 263 769 8974

Dial-in Spanish Interpretation available:
To join the Spanish Conference Line for audio only, please call
+1 347-966-4114 and enter Phone Conference ID: 485 131 147#

 

The Truth about Teen Smoking, Vaping, and Hookah- Thursday, April 7th at 6:00 PM

Featuring: David Albert, DDS
Associate Professor of Dental Medicine (in Health Policy and
Management) and Director, Division of Community Health

Join here.

Meeting details below:

Meeting ID: 263 769 8974 Passcode: 009870
Zoom Dial by your location +1646 558 8656 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 263 769 8974

Dial-in Spanish Interpretation available:
To join the Spanish Conference Line for audio only, please call
+1 347-966-4114 and enter Phone Conference ID: 485 131 147#


Fall 2021 Series

COVID-19 & the Vaccine

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Mara Minguez, MD presents a thorough overview about COVID-19 and the vaccine.


Mental Health & Wellness

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Aiyana Rivera-Rodriguez, MD and Sebastian Cisneros, MD speak about mental health and back to school readiness during COVID-19.

The November 9 session may be viewed here.


Back to School: Nutrition

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Ileana Vargas, MD and Kyle Murray, MS, RD, CDN, CDE discuss topics about nutrition and healthy eating tips.

The November 16 session may be viewed here.


Flu Season & COVID-19

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Rafael Lantigua, MD talks about Flu Season and COVID-19.