The Cornell Suffolk County Cooperative Extension partnered with 100 Hispanic women in Long Island to provide additional health resources to the county’s Hispanic community.

In an effort to provide health and wellness information to Suffolk County residents and make it easier for the Hispanic community to participate, the third annual “Bloom” health event will focus on community health and wellness.

Organized by Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk (CCE Suffolk) and 100 Hispanic Women in Long Island – with participation from a variety of health-related organizations and providers – the event will be on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 10:00am Held until 2:00 am: 00:00 pm at Suffolk County Farm and Education Center, 350 Yaphank Avenue, Yaphank, NY.

This year’s event partnered with 100 Hispanic women on Long Island to expand Spanish-speaking resources and providers. Activities include nutrition, breast cancer prevention, stress management, diabetes education, health checks, goat yoga, farm animal interactions, hayrides, and more.

About Cornell Cooperative Extension in Suffolk

Founded in 1917, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County (CCE Suffolk) is a not-for-profit community educational organization dedicated to conserving the county’s agricultural resources, marine life, protecting our ecosystems, supporting families, and Youth provide community service opportunities and advance research-based education in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Part of the national land-grant university system, CCE Suffolk is affiliated with Cornell University and its staff is comprised of educators, researchers, experts and support staff who are dedicated to making Suffolk County a great place to live and work.

CCE Suffolk is a subordinate government agency with an educational mission operating under an organizational model approved by Cornell University as an agency of the State of New York.

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