Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Sunday, March 12, 2006

Announcements

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Calvert County Mental Health Clinic operates at the Twin Beaches Community Health Center at 8924 Chesapeake Ave. in North Beach. Diagnostic and medication evaluations, medication management and individual and family therapy services are available. Most commercial insurance programs and Medicaid are accepted. 410-535-5400, Ext. 475.

HEALTH CONNECTIONS MOBILE OUTREACH

A traveling van offers health screenings, wellness education, disease prevention and other medical and community services through St. Mary's Hospital, St. Mary's County Health Department and St. Mary's County Department of Social Services. For more information about services or a listing of van stops and times, call 301-475-6019. To schedule a van stop at your business, school or community event, call 301-475-6195.

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT FOR WOMEN

Offered by Civista Women's Health Center (9). A 12-week medically managed program includes consultations with doctors, dietitians, exercise physiologists and counselors; weekly education and support sessions; a pedometer with instructions; food logs and a workbook; medical evaluation and lab work; and weekly strength training. A lifetime maintenance program is available. Call the center for dates of the next program.

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS TALKS

"Being Prepared Is Central to Good Health," a talk offered by the St. Mary's County Health Department, outlines steps that families can take to prepare for a disaster. To schedule a 30-minute presentation, call Erin Reiney at 301-475-4330.

HIV TESTING AND COUNSELING

Appointments are available through St. Mary's County Health Department (14) reproductive health clinic. 301-475-4330 or http://www.dhmh.state.md.us/AIDS .

WHEELCHAIRS FOR SENIORS


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