August Health eNewsletter 
August Health eNewsletter

Summertime is winding down and preparation has begun for the new school year. Help your kids start the school year off right by having their immunizations updated.  

With school year right around the corner, its time to get your child prepared. Go online to take the Back to School 101 quiz for information and helpful tips to help your child overcome first day jitters. Learn about healthy choices you can make when packing your child’s lunch, what nutritional foods to pick from the school’s cafeteria menu and how to choose a good backpack for your child.  

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital is committed to providing quality care for you and your family. Learn about some of our latest initiatives below, research health topics on our Web site and find an event that interests you.  

Growing with you. For you.

Emergency Care – We’ve Got You Covered

When an emergency happens, the last thing you want to be concerned about is your health insurance. At our Emergency Department, you don’t have to worry. Our hospital and emergency physicians accept more than 50 health insurance plans, making your visit as hassle-free as possible. For a list of insurance plans currently accepted, click here.

Promoting Health and Good Hygiene to Students

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, CIGNA and Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District are taking steps to help create a healthier environment for students in northwest Houston schools by promoting hand cleanliness. The hospital and CIGNA recently donated funds to the school district for the purchase of hand sanitizing stations to be located in more than 70 elementary, middle, junior high and high schools.

A Focus on Breast Health

Join Cypress Fairbanks Women’s Imaging Center on Saturday, August 16 for a free private breast self-exam consultation and bra fitting session. Discuss how to perform breast self-exams one-on-one with a registered technologist and receive a complimentary, private bra fitting for all figure types. Click here to register for an appointment today.

Convenient, Secure Online Account Services

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital offers the convenience of paying for hospital bills online with Online Bill Pay, an automated bill payment application that enables you to inquire about the status of your accounts and pay outstanding balances using a secure Web-based platform. Visit our Web site to complete the simple enrollment process. Once enrolled, you can update profiles, make payments, set up recurring payment plans and view FAQs.

The Benefits of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Week, an annual global event promoting and supporting breastfeeding for new mothers, is August 1 – 7. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), breast milk is the best first food for babies. Visit our Web site to learn how it can help keep your new baby healthy and how it can be beneficial to you too.