All posts by Nicole Consiglio

About Nicole Consiglio

Nicole Z. Consiglio has 14 years of experience in workforce health programming and implementation. Nicole joined the Ovation team in 2000 as their Wellness Program Coordinator, a role which has evolved into her current position as Workforce Health Consultant. She is actively involved in the assessment, development, implementation & evaluation of our client’s strategic worksite wellness programs. Nicole’s education and certifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health from Southern Connecticut State University; an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from Post College; a certification in Lifestyle Coaching from Coach Training Alliance; a certification in Personal Training and Weight Room/Resistance Training from the Aerobic & Fitness Association of American (AFAA); and she holds Faculty Status from Wellness Councils of America (WELCOA’s) Well Workplace University Levels 1-4. Nicole is a past recipient of Ovation’s esteemed PATRIK Award and she was instrumental in the organization’s winning of WELCOA’s Gold Well Workplace Award in 2011 and the Well Workplace Award in 2008 for Small Business.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Now that it’s August, I can’t help but notice that we’re in the midst of the dog days of summer! You know, those lazy, crazy hot days when it’s almost too hot to function. Well, snap out of it! August is National Immunization Awareness Month and it’s important to take an active role in the preservation of your health. August also has other very important health awareness campaigns listed below:

• Cataract Awareness Month
• Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month
• National Immunization Awareness Month
• Psoriasis Awareness Month
• Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
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Cover Up for UV Safety Month!

Happy July! Can you believe we are already halfway through the year? July marks America’s independence and is full of fireworks and hot temperatures. Rising temps go hand-in-hand with the sun’s potent and potentially damaging rays. Although July is home to a smaller number of health observances as noted below, the one that sticks out in my mind is UV Safety. Did someone say sunscreen?

  • Hemochromatosis Awareness Month
  • International Group B Strep Awareness Month
  • Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month
  • UV Safety Month

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Summer is Right Around the Corner!

Happy summer! Finally, long sunny days and warm nights are back. It’s time to break out the grill, fire pit, yard games and invite family and friends over for some fun! While it’s important to take time out to relax and enjoy all that the summertime has to offer, it is equally important to take the time to focus on health and wellness. The month of June spotlights men’s health, along with other important health topics noted below:

• Men’s Health Month
• Fireworks Safety Month
• Home Safety Month
• Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month
• National Aphasia Awareness Month
• National Scleroderma Awareness Month
• National Scoliosis Awareness Month
• Vision Research Month

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May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month

Hello everyone! Those April showers sure did bring beautiful May flowers. I love the sweet smell in the air and the variety of flowers that are popping up everywhere! May also brings our attention to the most health observances of any given month (25 to be exact). I’ve highlighted just a few below, but to see the complete list visit: https://www.welcoa.org/health-observances/

  • American Stroke Month
  • Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
  • Better Sleep Month
  • Lyme Disease Awareness Month
  • National Arthritis Awareness Month
  • National Bike Month
  • National High Blood Pressure Education Month
  • National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
  • National Celiac Awareness Month

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