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.
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.