Health calendar 5/19/09

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Today

Nothing to Sneeze At

Program about respiratory allergies, their cause, symptoms, triggers, newest treatments and medications along with strategies to avoid and minimize allergic symptoms.

When: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Where: Wellness Connection at West Park Mall

Wednesday

Diabetes support group

Topics related to diabetes.

When: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Saint Francis Medical Center Health and Wellness conference rooms 1 and 2

Grief support group

Emotional and spiritual support for those dealing with grief and loss. For more information, call 335-6208 or 651-5519.

When: 1 to 3 p.m.

Where: HealthPoint Plaza

Sibling class

Children learn how to hold a baby and help with diapering and feeding. To register, call 332-1587.

When: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Wellness Connection at West Park Mall

Thursday

Asthma screens

This free screening will assess inflammation in small and medium airways. For more information, call 651-3747, extension 104.

When: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Cape Area Family Resource Center

We Can support group

Support group for cancer survivors and their families. For more information, call 651-5519.

When: 4 to 6 p.m.

Where: Southeast Missouri Hospital Harrison Room

Saturday

Childbirth preparation class

Class gives expectant parents a positive, confident attitude toward labor and delivery. To register, call 332-1587.

When: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Southeast Missouri Hospital Harrison Room

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