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GREENBURGH TOWN BD CREATES HEALTH CARE ADVISORY BOARD--will work with transplant support org
Release Date: December 14, 2015

GREENBURGH TOWN BOARD CREATES HEALTH CARE ADVISORY BOARD

TO WORK WITH GROUP THAT INCLUDES  LOCAL

SURVIVORS OF KIDNEY, HEART, LIVER, LUNG AND PANCREAS TRANSPLANTS

COMMITTEE WILL PROVIDE INFO--OFFER RESIDENTS WITH HEALTH PROBLEMS THE CHANCE TO SPEAK TO NEIGHBORS WHO OVERCAME THEIR MEDICAL PROBLEMS AND ARE LEADING HAPPY AND PRODUCTIVE LIVES

WANT TO JOIN THE COMMITTEE? WE ARE LOOKING FOR MEMBERS!

 

The Greenburgh Town Board unanimously approved a resolution recently creating a Health Care Advisory Board. the Town Board believes that there is a need for a local community committee that could act as liaison to the Town Board to work on informative public events addressing healthcare issues and, more generally, facilitate good health and well-being among residents of the Town.

 

The mission of the local advisory committee will be to promote healthcare advances among all age groups and to help residents stay keep abreast of recent studies and advances in healthcare which could aid in promoting good health among diversified groups.

 

The  local advisory committee will  also conduct and recommend such educational programs as, in the judgment of the committee would increase good health and well-being of inhabitants of the community.  The committee will also provide residents who have health related problems with the ability to discuss their problems with other neighbors who experienced similar health scares. The committee can provide those who face medical procedures with uplifting stories from neighbors who successfully had similar procedures and are doing fine.

 

We will be working with an existing organization - the Transplant Support Organization which has been meeting at  Greenburgh Town Hall monthly for two years.  The TSO includes residents who have had heart, kidney, liver, lung and pancreas transplants.  Their website is :

 

http://www.transplantsupport.org/

 
If you would like to be considered for appointment to the committee please e mail townboard@greenburghny.com.
If you have any suggestions for the committee please advise.
PAUL FEINER

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