Flagler County Health Department observes National Women’s Health Week | Observer Local News

The Florida Department of Health-Flagler observed National Women’s Health Week, May 14-25, with a panel discussion on the Flagler Health Matters radio show, which aired May 20 on WNZF 94.9 FM.

A recording of the show is available at flaglerbroadcasting.com/podcasts.

The panel included Jeannette Simmons of Flagler Cares, Carmel Frawley, a nurse practitioner with the health department and the department’s Mary Kauffman, who spoke about the department’s Women, Infants and Children program.

Jaffy Lee, the DOH-Flagler’s public information officer and preparedness planner and the host of Flagler Health Matters, said women are often caught in the demands of work and family and forego a healthy lifestyle.

The health department team said women should get active, get a regular checkup, eat a healthy diet, prioritize mental health and make daily decisions that make yourself a priority and influence overall health.

“Women’s Health Care Month (in May) is about raising awareness

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