Health calendar 1/10/02

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Today

Blood drive from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. in conference rooms A and B at St. Francis Education Center. Call 331-5107 for information.

Heart smart screening from 8-10 a.m. at Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. For appointment, call 651-5825.

La Leche League support group meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Friends Lounge at St. Francis Medical Center. Call Carol Stoverink at 334-2705 for information.

Advance cardiac life support recertification class meets from 1-2 p.m. in the ACLS room at St. Francis Medical Center. Call 331-5107 for information.

Asthma education program in meeting room 101 at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Participants are encouraged to bring peak flow meters, spacers and lists of medication. For information, call 651-5825.

"Ask Your Doctor" airs at 8 p.m. on Cable Channel 5, with Dr. Joe Chehade speaking about thyroid awareness. The show is jointly sponsored by the Cape Girardeau County Area Medical Society, St. Francis Medical Center and Southeast Missouri Hospital.

Friday

Osteoporosis screening from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Fee is $20. Call 651-5825 for appointment.

Saturday

Preparation for childbirth class from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at conference room in Healing Arts Center. Class covers body changes, labor signs and stages, pain control options and basic infant care. For information, call 331-5107.

CPR training class from 8 a.m. to noon at Main Street Fitness in Jackson, Mo. The class is sponsored by the Wellness Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital and is open to the general public. Fee is $20. To register, call 334-WELL.

Monday

Fit 2 Be Due class meets from 4:45-5:45 p.m. at Universal Health and Fitness Center for women in their second and third trimesters of pregnancy. The exercise class is led by a registered nurse. Call 335-3355 for information.

Sibling class meets from 5:30-7 p.m. in conference room at Healing Arts Center. Class is for children 3 to 9 and aims at helping them become better siblings by learning how to hold infants and talking about toy safety.

Tuesday

Understanding osteoporosis from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in conference room A at St. Francis Medical Center. Program will discuss prevention, causes and treatments.

Epilepsy support group meets from 6-8 p.m. in conference room C at St. Francis Education Center. For information, call 331-5107.

Heart smart screening from 8-10 a.m. at Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. For appointment, call 651-5825.

Osteoporosis screening from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Fee is $20. Call 651-5825 for appointment.

Art of smart shopping for the health and nutrition series will meet at 7-8 p.m. in the community room at Main Street Fitness Center in Jackson. The program will talk about applying low-fat nutrition information to grocery shopping. For information, call 243-2211.

Wednesday

Ready to quit smoking program from 7-8:30 p.m. at Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Participants will do a self-assessment to determine readiness and learn about options, withdrawal symptoms and behavior modification. To register, call Debbie Leoni at 334-9355 or the Generations Center at 651-5825.

Breastfeeding class from noon-2 p.m. at Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Class covers techniques and benefits of breastfeeding. For information, call 651-5833.

Bereavement support group meets at 1 p.m. at room 102 at Southeast Missouri Hospital. For information, call chaplain associate Connie Griswold at 651-5519.

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