Health Calendar

Loudoun County Health Calendar

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Blood Drives

BLOOD DRIVES, 3-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sterling Safety Center, 46700 Middlefield Dr., Sterling, 800-448-3543; 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Round Hill Elementary School, 17115 Evening Star Dr., 800-448-3543.

INOVA BLOOD DONOR CENTER, noon-8 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays, 6 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays, Dulles Town Center, 45745 Nokes Blvd., Sterling. Walk-ins welcome. 866-256-6372,

INOVA LOUDOUN HOSPITAL-INOVA BLOOD DONOR SERVICES, noon-7:30 p.m. third Thursdays, Inova Loudoun Hospital at Lansdowne, conference rooms A and B, 44045 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg. 866-256-6372.

First Aid

ADULT, INFANT AND CHILD CPR AND AED, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Fauquier Hospital Sycamore Room, Warrenton. Registration required, $65. 540-316-3588.

Flu Shot Clinics

INOVA LOUDOUN MOBILE HEALTH SERVICES, those 4 and older are eligible to receive a flu shot at the community clinics; infants 6 months and older can be vaccinated at the (hospital-based clinics) Inova Loudoun Medical Center Cornwall campus and Inova Loudoun Hospital Lansdowne campus Sept. 27 and 30. Children need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The vaccine is available on a first-come, first-served basis. $25 (cash or check). Senior citizens with a valid Medicare Part B card can receive the inoculation without charge. 703-750-8800, 877-89505 or

Community Clinics, 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Town of South Riding, Center St. and South Riding Blvd.; 3-7 p.m. Sept. 16 and Sept. 21, Town of Purcellville, 130 E. Main St.; 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 22, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling; 10 a.m.-noon Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville; 6-9 p.m. Sept. 28, Route 50 in front of Safeway, Middleburg. Hospital-Based Clinics, 3-6 p.m. Sept. 27, Inova Loudoun Medical campus, 224 Cornwall St., Leesburg; 2-8 p.m. Sept. 30, Inova Loudoun Hospital, 44045 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg (front entrance).


DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER, technological help through the state Department for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing and with loans from the state Technology Assistance Program, referrals to other agencies and presentations to businesses, civic groups and schools, 2-5 p.m. third Thursdays, the Workplace, 205 Keith St., Warrenton. Free. Call for appointment. 800-648-6324, TDD 540-373-5890.

HEARING SCREENINGS, 18 and older, first Thursdays, Blue Ridge Speech and Hearing Center, 19465 Deerfield Ave., Suite 201, Lansdowne. Call for an appointment. Free. 703-858-7620.

HEARING-LOSS OUTREACH, free information and referrals. Walk-ins, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. fourth Thursdays, Loudoun County WorkForce Center, 102 Heritage Way, Leesburg; 10 a.m.-noon third Thursdays, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. For free one-on-one appointments, contact 703-430-2906 or For hearing loss, tinnitus or Meniere's syndrome support, 2 p.m. first Fridays, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. For all ages, including parents of children with hearing loss. 703-430-2906.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA RESOURCE CENTER FOR THE DEAF AND HEARING-IMPAIRED, 18 and older, 10 a.m. second Tuesdays, Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. Information about mild to severe hearing loss and the newest equipment available will be provided. Free. 571-258-3400.

Mental Health

CRISISLINK, suicide and crisis prevention, intervention and response. Organization provides community education and training in mental health issues, has a certified volunteer crisis response team and offers CareRing, a free daily telephone outreach program for elderly and disabled people. Help is needed for the suicide and crisis hotline. For A training schedule, contact 703-527-6016, or

DEPRESSION/MANIC DEPRESSION SUPPORT, 7:30-9 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays in Warrenton, 7:30-9 p.m. second Thursdays in The Plains. Free. 540-347-3792.

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