Cooper in the Community
How can we serve you?
The mission of Cooper University Health Care is to serve, to heal and to educate. The goal of Cooper's Community Health team is to promote healthy behaviors and collaborate with community-based organizations. Our team provides a variety of health education programs, clinical screenings, presentations, and consultations to engage, empower, and educate the community members we serve.
What we offer
Education: Our experienced providers and health educators can present on a number of health-related topics. We can provide information and resources to your workplace, school, faith-based organization or other community sites, and the program can be customized to fit your unique needs. Topics include, but are not limited to the following:
• Cancer awareness/prevention
• Alcohol, tobacco and drug awareness
• Asthma and allergy
• Diabetes awareness/prevention
• Health and medical literacy
• Healthy lifestyle habits
• Heart health and stroke prevention
• Maternal and child well care
• Smoking and tobacco cessation
• Stress management
• Other chronic diseases
Health-related programming: Our team partners with organizations to support self-management of chronic conditions through ongoing programming.
We can offer patient education, support for lifestyle modifications, and support to help individuals develop the skills needed for effective chronic disease management
Community health workers: Our community providers offer population-specific health assessments, supporting your cultural, demographic, and medical needs. In an effort to
promote health and prevent disease, Cooper provides screenings for:
• Oral cancer
• Skin cancer
• Blood pressure
• Stroke risk
• Other conditions
Free and low-cost resources: Visit CooperUnite.org to find free and low-cost services, such as food, transportation, utility assistance and more, in your community. Community-based organizations can leverage this resource to promote their services and offerings. CooperUnite is also accessible in MyCooper.