Health calendar 10/30/07

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Wednesday

Flu shot clinic: 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the Scott City Nutrition Center. The Scott County Health Center will administer shots for $15 unless covered by Medicare or Medicaid.

Drive-through flu shots: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jackson Fire Station. The Cape Girardeau Health Center will administer shots for $20 and pneumonia immunizations for $30, unless covered by Medicare or Medicaid. For more information, call 335-7846.

Friday

Flu shots: 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the Heritage House. Shots are $15 unless covered by Medicare or Medicaid.

Drive-through flu shots: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cape Girardeau Fire Station No. 1. The Cape Girardeau Health Center will administer shots for $20 and pneumonia immunizations for $30 unless covered by Medicare or Medicaid. For more information, call 335-7846.

Saturday

Childbirth preparation class: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Harrison Room at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Pre-registration is required. Call Generations at 651-5825 or register online at www.southeastmissourihospital.com.

Breast-feeding support group: 10 to 11 a.m. in Saint Francis Family BirthPlace. Get answers to frequently asked questions, share tips on successful breast-feeding techniques and gain confidence skills.

Hepatitis C screening: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Elks lodge in Perryville, Mo. Testing is confidential and free. Must be 18 or older. For more information, contact OptionCare of Cape Girardeau at 900-879-1204 or the Spears Foundation at spearsfoundation@aol.com.

Monday

Brain injury resource group: 6:30 to 8 p.m. at HealthPoint. This support group is for people who have experienced brain injury and for their families. For more information, call the Generations Center at 651-5825.

Flu shots: 6 to 10 a.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. at HealthPoint Fitness in Jackson. Shots are $20 for HealthPoint members, $25 for nonmembers.

Tuesday

"HPV": 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Harrison Room at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Discussion on Human Papillomavirus, known as HPV. To register, call the Generations Center at 651-5825 or go online to www.southeastmissourihospital.com.

Bosom Buddies: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Southeast Missouri Hospital's HealthPoint Plaza in Cape Girardeau. For any woman who is dealing with or has had breast cancer. For more information, call the Generations Center at 651-5825.

Breast-feeding class: 3 to 5 p.m. in Southeast's Generations Family Resource Center. Call Generations at 651-5825 or register online at www.southeastmissourihospital.com.

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