Health Education on Wheels (“HEOW”) is a community-based non-profit organization with a mission to provide free, accessible health information, education services to individuals with preventable diseases. Our methodology consists of providing instruction, advice, support, and encouragement and prevention strategies to individuals with these diseases, those at-risk, and their friends and family. All of our programs and activities are designed to accomplish the following goals:
- To raise community awareness of the dangers of diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, HIV /AIDS and other preventable diseases;
- To promote and enable early diagnosis;
- To facilitate lifestyle changes that ultimately prevent the onset of these diseases;
- To improve the quality of life for people residing in Staten Island,New York..