Health calendar 10/31/02
Thursday, October 31, 2002
"Ask Your Doctor" airs at 8 p.m. on Charter Cable Channel 5. The guest is Dr. Jerrell Driver, who will discuss Proposition A. Viewers can call 334-3095 to ask questions during the show.
Seeds of Hope support group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. in Conference Room B at St. Francis Education Center. For information, call Bonnie at 331-5118.
Grief Support Group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. in Conference Room A at St. Francis Education Center. For information, call Denise at 651-4617.
Flu shot clinic from 8-11 a.m. at Scott County Health Department offices in Sikeston, Mo. Shots also are available at Benton, Mo., office each Tuesday during November. No appointment is necessary.
Blood pressure screening from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Cathedral by the staff from Southeast Missouri Hospital's Generations Center. For more information, call 651-5825.
Epilepsy update for patients and families in recognition of National Epilepsy month. Registration at 8 a.m. in Southeast Missouri Hospital's Harrison Room. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, call Southeast's Regional Brain & Spine Center at 651-5596.
Brain injury support group for people who have experienced brain injury and for their families will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. For more information, call the Generations Center at 651-5825.
Survivors of Suicide will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Bootheel Counseling Services in Sikeston. The group is for friends and family members of suicide victims. For more information, call (573) 471-0800.
Early pregnancy class from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the conference room at Healing Arts Center. The class is for women in their first trimester or those who are planning a pregnancy.
Breast cancer support group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. in conference room at Healing Arts Center. For information, call 331-5107.
Flu shot clinics from 8 to 11 a.m. and from 1 to 3 p.m. at Scott County Health Department offices in Sikeston, Mo., and Benton, Mo. No appointment is necessary.
Breastfeeding class will meet from 3 to 5 p.m. and then from 9 to 11 a.m. on Nov. 16 in Southeast's Generations Family Resource Center. For information or to pre-register, call 651-5825.
Mended Hearts Club at 6 p.m. in the Generations Family Resource Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. The program is titled "Senior Citizen Medication Assistance" presented by the Southeast Missouri Hospital Pharmacy. For more information, call Vicki Frank, BS, RN, supervisor of Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services at Southeast Missouri Hospital, at 651-5824.
A.W.A.K.E. Network meets from 9 to 11 a.m. in Conference Rooms A and B of the St. Francis Education Center. It is a health awareness group for people with sleep apnea. Dr. Mark Kinder will discuss the behavioral treatment of insomnia and Geri Buessink will discuss the new CPAP equipment. For information, call 331-5837 or (800) 455-9999.
Program on osteoporosis from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Generations Family Resource Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. For more information or to register, call the Generations Center at 651-5825.
This monthFree hemoccults for symptoms of colo-rectal cancer in the month of November. Stop by Immediate Healthcare at 1702 N. Kingshighway from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 339-2000.
Kids "Bee" Fit classes Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. and Saturdays at 10:15 a.m. at the Westfield Shoppingtown West Park on the Maurice's corridor in the Famous Barr wing. For more information, call Southeast's Wellness Center at 334-9355.