Health calendar 4/28/09

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Today

Just the Facts: Colorectal Cancer

Two doctors discuss colon cancer risk factors, types of tests used to detect the cancer, symptoms and various treatment options. Call 332-1587 for more information.

When: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Where: Meeting room 106, Southeast Missouri Hospital

Heart Smart screenings

Walk-in screenings for glucose and lipid profile. Two-hour fast required before the glucose test; 10-hour fast before lipid profile of HDL, LDL and triglyceride levels. For more information, call 332-1587.

When: 7 to 10 a.m.

Where: Wellness Center at West Park Mall

Wednesday

Heart and Health screenings

Tests for total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides, cardiac risk ratio and glucose as well as women's osteoporosis screening will be offered. Call 331-5970 for more information.

When: 7 to 10 a.m.

Where: Lobby atrium, Saint Francis Medical Center

Heart Smart screenings

Walk-in screenings for glucose and lipid profile. Two-hour fast required before the glucose test; 10-hour fast before lipid profile of HDL, LDL and triglyceride levels. For more information, call 332-1587.

When: 7 to 10 a.m.

Where: HealthPoint in Jackson

SHOW Mobile

The Southeast Health on Wheels mobile health unit, SHOW Mobile, offers health education and health-care services. For more information, call 651-5980.

When: 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Opportunity Family Outreach Center, 505 W. Marshall St., Charleston, Mo.

Saturday

March of Dimes walk

The March for Babies raises money and awareness for the March of Dimes. Saint Francis Medical Center is sponsoring this event. Call 331-5877 for more information.

When: 9 a.m.

Where: Riverfront Park

Monday

Childbirth Preparation class

This class for expectant parents is intended to ease participants' concerns and give them a positive, confident attitude toward labor and delivery. Call 332-1587 to preregister.

When: 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Harrison Room, Southeast Missouri Hospital

Blood pressure screenings

No registration required for this blood pressure screening opportunity.

When: 12:45 to 1:30 p.m.

Where: Grace United Methodist Church

SHOW Mobile

The Southeast Health on Wheels mobile health unit, SHOW Mobile, offers health education and health-care services. For more information, call 651-5980.

When: 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Oran City Hall, 404 S. Railroad St., Oran, Mo.

May 5

Senior Health and Fitness day

National Senior Health and Fitness Day includes a physiatrist talking about shoulder pain at 11 a.m. and a health fair. For details, call 331-3355.

When: 10:30 a.m.

Where: Fitness Plus, Saint Francis Medical Center

Pertinent addresses:

211 Saint Francis Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO

410 W. Main St., Jackson, Mo

3049 William St. Cape Girardeau, Mo

1709 Lacey St. Cape Girardeau, MO

150 S. Mount Auburn Rd., Cape Girardeau, MO

2126 Independence St., Cape Girardeau, MO

410 W. Main St., Jackson, MO

505 West Marshall, Charleston, MO

404 S. Railroad St., Oran, MO

521 Caruthers St., Cape Girardeau, MO

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