Wear Red Luncheon Highlight of J.C. Blair's February Events
J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital invites the community to participate in a variety of classes and special events scheduled for February 2010.
J.C. Blair’s Women’s Heart Health Initiative is celebrating Wear Red Day with a luncheon and fashion show on Friday, February 5, 2010 from 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. at Juniata College’s Ellis Ballroom. The event will feature a presentation entitled “Stress & How it Relates Directly to Heart Health” given by Hollie Kratzer, CRNP, of Blair Medical Associates, Cardiology. A special Wear Red Day Fashion Show will be presented with participation from Mount Union Area High School graduation project students. Seating is limited. Please RSVP by February 1 by contacting the Women’s Heart Health Coordinator at 814.386.5729 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
J.C. Blair is offering Prenatal Classes February 2 and 9 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. in the Maternity Classroom at J.C. Blair. Learn what to expect from labor and delivery, tour J.C. Blair’s birthing suites and meet the nursing staff. Classes are recommended for women in their 7th month of pregnancy and are $25, unless the expectant mother is a Healthy Beginnings program participant. To register, call 814.643.8839.
J.C. Blair is offering Free Lung Screenings for smokers and those exposed to smoke February 3 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. in the Cardiopulmonary Department. The screening assesses airflow limitations of the lungs and provides a good indication of the amount of oxygen in the lungs, how the lungs are functioning, and if there are signs of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) present. COPD generally includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Screenings are provided from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month in the J.C. Blair Cardiopulmonary Department or by appointment. Please call 814.643.8645 to schedule a screening.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial is sponsoring a Jewelry Sale February 10 in the Hospital Lobby. Proceeds benefit the Auxiliary to J.C. Blair. For more information, contact the Community Relations office at 814.643.8833.
J.C. Blair is offering Diabetes Self-Management Education classes. Group sessions start February 11 from 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. in the J.C. Blair Education Center. Individual counseling sessions are scheduled the week before the first class. Course consists of one individual counseling and four group sessions. For more information or to register, please call Outpatient Services at 814.643.8537.
Safe Kids Huntingdon County is sponsoring a Free Car Seat Safety Check on February 16 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the Pennsylvania State Police barracks in Huntingdon. Have your child’s safety seat inspected an installed by a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician. Checks are offered the third Tuesday of every month. For more information, contact the J.C. Blair Community Relations Office at 814.643.8833.
J.C. Blair is offering a Healthcare Provider CPR Certification Class on February 26 from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the J.C. Blair Education Center. This is the initial course for persons entering the healthcare field. Cost is $25. To register, call 814.643.8839.