Health Calendar

Loudoun Health Calendar

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Alternative Therapy

REIKI SESSIONS, 6:45-8 p.m. fourth Thursdays, Radiation Oncology Center, 44035 Riverside Pkwy., Suite 100, Leesburg. A program for cancer patients that aims to recharge and balance the body's energy. Free, registration required. 703-858-8857.

Blood Drives

BLOOD DRIVES, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday, Sterling United Methodist Church, 304 E. Church Rd., 800-448-3543; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 13, Fauquier Hospital, 500 Hospital Dr., Warrenton, 540-316-3588; 7 a.m.-noon Oct. 18, St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 37730 St. Francis Ct., Purcellville, 540-338-6313.

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, age 12 and older, 5-10 p.m. Monday. Register. $55. FIRST AID, 5-9 p.m. Wednesday. Register. $20. Philomont Community Center, 36592 Jeb Stuart Rd. 540-338-5882.

FIRST AID, INFANT AND CHILD CPR AND AED, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Fauquier Hospital Tower Chestnut Room, 500 Hospital Dr., 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 community clinics; infants 6 months and older can be vaccinated at hospital-based clinics at the Loudoun Medical Center Cornwall campus and Inova Loudoun Hospital Lansdowne campus. 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, 9-11:30 a.m. Sunday, Arcola United Methodist Church, 24752 Evergreen Mill Rd.; 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Leesburg Senior Center, 215 Depot Ct., Leesburg (mobile unit outside); 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville; 3-9 p.m. Friday, Town of South Riding, 43055 Center St.; 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise St.; 1-4 p.m. Oct. 11, Arcola-Pleasant Valley Fire Department, 24300 Gum Spring Rd., Arcola.

Hospital-based clinics, 2-8 p.m. Monday, Inova Loudoun Hospital, 44045 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg (front entrance); 3-8 p.m. Wednesday, Loudoun Medical Center, 224 Cornwall St., Leesburg.


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.

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