What's New at City View Pharmacy:
NEWS & SERVICE -- IN THE COMMUNITY
CITY VIEW COMES to YOU!
City View Pharmacy visits HANAC HARMONY Senior Center in Astoria to bring free blood pressure and diabetes screenings to our senior Neighbors. We also provide FREE blood pressure and diabetes testing at the pharmacy EVERY DAY, during regular business hours. Interested in hosting a Health Screening Event for YOUR group? Call us at 718-545-2550.
SPECIAL CARE for CAREGIVERS
Are you caring for a parent, spouse or friend with dementia, Alzheimer's or another chronic illness? Overwhelmed, anxious or isolated by your caregiving responsibilities? Contact the Western Queens Caregiver's Network for FREE services including: support group and counseling, information, referrals, individual and group respite care. For more information contact Ms. Vivian Papamichael at 718-777-6941.
NYC's SAFE DISPOSAL EVENTS: FIND ONE NEAR YOU!
Not sure how to properly dispose of expired or unused medications (including controlled medications)? NYC sponsors several SAFE DISPOSAL EVENTS in all boroughs. To find an event near you, visit the NYC.gov web site's SAFE DISPOSAL EVENTS page: http://www1.nyc.gov/site/dsny/recycling-and-garbage/residents/safe-disposal-events.page and for rules about the safe disposal of syringes (sharps), contact your nearest hospital for guidance.
(IMPORTANT NOTE: Please do not flush your medications. This can contaminate the water supply and harm the environment.)
DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER? NEED a CANCER SCREENING?
Shareing & Careing is a Cancer Support Services agency in Queens that can help. They offer counseling, education, advocacy, case management and more. Contact them at 718-777-5766 for more information.
FREE DIABETES TESTING and FREE BLOOD PRESSURE TESTING
Every day, during regular business hours: City View Pharmacy. 23-07 Astoria Boulevard between 23rd and Crescent Streets. No appointment needed. Just ask at the Pharmacy counter.
GET a FREE HEARING SCREENING
ONGOING: The Center for Hearing and Communication offers free hearing testing in New York City. Appointments are necessary. Call for more information. 917-305-7700 (voice) or TTY:917-305-7999 or visit their web site for details at http://www.chchearing.org
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