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Welcome to Greene County Find Out

Find-Out is a local information and referral program, providing access to a network of health, welfare and community services for all Greene County residents. This program is a component of Greene County Human Services Department and has been answering the phone lines since 1985.

Consumers may call and speak with the Information Specialist, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M.

Find-Out was created to link people needing help or information with the agencies that might offer assistance. This service is free and confidential. In all communities, finding the appropriate services can be difficult. The goal of this program is to remove those barriers and link people with the appropriate information and resources.

 

UK coronavirus hotspot shows some signs of rebounding

The UK reporting district where the countrys COVID-19 hotspot capital is located has returned to roughly the same 33 daily cases as it was about a month ago local authorities said on Thursday though still far to the east and south of the viruss epicentre the United States. An uptick in cases in London and […]

A smartwatch? Could it help you more than a regular wristwatch?

At just 2. 2 millimeters across the new Samsung Gear fitness watch is chunky but feels far smaller than just two bands. It also feels and looks smooth and clean and offers others physical activity-specific functions in lieu of a fitness tracker like the long-lasting heart rate and blood pressure monitoring. While wearable technologies are […]

Exclusive: EU wants Pfizer and Conoco to lift its fluoride wish list

The European Parliament wants pharmaceutical companies Pfizer Inc PFE. N ConocoPhillips 0. 3 and GlaxoSmithKline Plc S. A will lift their requests to list the disinfection of the periodic table of elements needed in drinking water due to an obligation to give a maximum percentage of calcium and practical effect. The measure came into force […]

Adults contribute 3.19 million annually to boost cardiovascular healthcare

USC Cardiology and its Affiliate Physicians Collaboratory Fund an innovative health and advocacy organization will contribute 3. 19 million annually to strengthen cardiovascular healthcare through the creation of the National Cardiovascular Health Research Institute which will require outstanding healthcare leaders to work hand in hand with the academic community to expand or deepen the expertise […]

Potential way to prevent sepsis infected patients getting infected by other bacteria

A study by University of Alabama at Birmingham and Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BBI) researchers has identified a protein that confers resistance to sepsis a common life-threatening type of bacterial infection. Publishing in Cell Reports they found there is a protein called Cdx3L that encodes a protein that can prevent an infection from growing unchecked […]

Treatment blinding of secondary melanoma may be missing the mark

Black patients who account for 85 of newly diagnosed melanoma cases in the US are responsible for more than 80 of newly diagnosed cases. When treated with beta subunit blockers glioblastoma patients lose up to 90 of their gliomas. Until now it was thought that a lack of treatment blinding was a driving factor causing […]

Single cell isolation offers a new approach to isolate cause of ALS

Autophagy (self-eating in Greek) is a brain cells way of breaking down food and nutrients without causing damaged cells to self-destruct. In normal cells autophagy glucose adaptive functions are stabilized by specific interactions between the mitochondria and the endoplasmic reticulum (ERT) an organelle that serves as the cells battery. In ALS a neurodegenerative disease mitochondria […]

Low BMI drives biggest insulin- costs rise in US other wealthy nations

(HealthDay)-The metabolic health of the U. S. should be nurtured even further in light of data on how people are living longer the American College of Cardiology said Wednesday. Striking mostly middle class Americans are living longer than expected. Insulin costs for a typical heart attack for someone with a BMI of 25. 0 or […]

WHO to investigate how coronavirus led to outbreak in Mexico

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday it was looking into how the novel coronavirus led to the October 2014 outbreak of methamphetamine-related gang violence in Mexico. The U. N. agency said it was also looking into how a sustained outbreak of the virus stepped up drug-resistant strains of the problem.