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MCCH Hosts January Classes, Support Groups, Events
By WestKyStar & Murray-Calloway Co. Hospital Staff
MURRAY, KY - Murray-Calloway County Hospital will be hosting several support group meetings during the month of January, offered free to everyone in the region.

Bariatric Support Group
Thursday, January 5 from 11:30 am—12:30 pm at the Bariatric Solutions Office. For more info call Bariatric Solutions 270-762-1547.

Bariatric Support Group
Tuesday, January 10 from 5:30 pm—6:30 pm at the Center for Health and
Wellness. For more info call Bariatric Solutions 270-762-1547.

Breastfeeding Support Group
Thursday, January 19 from 5—6:30 pm at the Center for Health & Wellness. For more info call Alycia Janow 270-226-4776.

Free Sceenings in January
Tuesday, January 10 at Brookdale Assisted Living, Blood Pressure and Pulmonary Function Screening from 12:30 pm—2 pm.

Thursday, January 19 at the Trigg County Senior Center, Blood pressure and non-fasting glucose Screening from 8 am—10 am.

Tuesday, January 24 at Hickory Woods, Blood Pressure, Body Mass Index, Osteoporosis Screening, Waist Circumference and Pulmonary Function
Screening, from 8 am—10 am. 

The screenings are free to the communities visited by Wellness Works and are provided to detect diseases in the earliest stages when there are often no symptoms.
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For more information on the Wellness Works schedule or about the screenings offered, call 270-762-1348.

National Alliance on Mental Illness
Thursday, January 19 at 6:30 pm at the MCCH Education Building (Corner of 8th and Elm). For more info call 270-748-6133.

Stroke and Head Injury Support Group
Monday, January 23 from 5:30 pm—7 pm at the Center for Health & Wellness. For more info contact Cheryl 270-293-9442.

Breast Cancer Support Group
Tuesday, January 24 from 6:30 pm—7:30 pm at the Center for Health & Wellness. For more info contact Evelyn 270-489-2462.

Staff at Murray-Calloway County Hospital and the Center for Health & Wellness will be offering educational health promotion events during the month of January to community members, Wellness Center members and MCCH employees.

Freedom From Smoking Class
Tuesday, January 3 at 5:30 pm at the MCCH Center for Health and Wellness. Eight session program brought to you by the Calloway County Health Department. (Class is led by an American Lung Association trained facilitator in a small group setting.) Call 270-753-3381 to reserve your spot.

Join the Center for Health and Wellness for a Nutrition Talk about Immunity Boosting Nutrition on Friday, January 20 at 9 am at the MCCH Center for Health & Wellness.

For more information on programs or free screenings available from Murray-Calloway County Hospital, and the Center for Health and Wellness, call 270-762-1348.


Published 07:17 PM, Thursday Dec. 29, 2016
Updated 07:33 PM, Thursday Dec. 29, 2016

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