'Labor and Delivery' class features OB unit tour
WELLSBORO - A free Expectant Parents class titled "Labor and Delivery," featuring a tour of the OB Unit, will be held 7 to 8:30 p.m. today in the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital board room.
Expectant parents will learn how to time contractions and when to come to the hospital, then tour the obstetrics unit, including the labor and delivery unit, newborn nursery and post-partum rooms.
The class is part of a free cycle of six classes addressing common questions and concerns of expecting parents. Participants may join at any time; walk-ins welcomed. For more information, call 723-0375.
Nursing exam scheduled
The practical nursing program at the Northern Tier Career Center will administer a pre-entrance exam at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday and Feb. 13.
For more information, or to register, call Tina at 265-8113 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free bereavement support group to meet
WELLSBORO - A free bereavement support group will be held 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital; check for room location at front lobby.
The ongoing group meets the fourth Wednesday of each month, and the facilitator is Nicole Butters.
For more information, call 723-0760.
Health fair planned for mental health consumers
WELLSBORO - The Tioga County Chapter of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill will hold an informational health fair for mental health consumers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday in the community room at the W.M. Tokishi Building on Nypum Drive.
Consumers must choose an appropriate health care plan before the February deadline. The event will help educate and assist those who need to make a decision.
Evangelical plans children's health fair
SELINSGROVE - Evangelical Community Hospital will hold the 24th annual Children's Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Susquehanna Valley Mall. The theme is "Clifford is Big on Healthy Kids," featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog.
The fair includes fun activities for parents and children focusing on key factors of good health, including eating right, exercising, taking part in health screenings and making good decisions about healthy living.
The day will feature puppet shows by Kingdom Kidz at 10:15 a.m. and 11:30, a performance from Downtown Dance at 11, Story Time with Drew and Ali from 94.1 WQKX at 12:15 p.m., and a fitness challenge at 1.
Children may bring a stuffed animal or doll for a check-up by Evangelical's obstetric and pediatric professionals. A free T-shirt will be given to children ages 2-10.
Parents can earn a $5 gift card for returning a child safety seat that has either been recalled, is more than six years old, has been involved in an accident, is broken or has missing parts.
Hearing and vision screenings will be provided by The Eye Center of Central PA.
For more information, call 768-3200.
Lock Haven Hospital plans public board meeting
Lock Haven Hospital and its Board of Trustees will hold their annual public board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the hospital's Conference Rooms A & B on the ground floor.
Light refreshments will be served, and the board will outline the hospital's:
2012 Community and economic impact
Commitment to physician and nursing staff
Emergency Department center of excellence
Growth and expansion
Goals and plans for 2013
Lock Haven Hospital ranks as the eighth largest employer in Clinton County and has an economic impact of nearly $20 million in the community.
Discover natural remedies for the flu
Do you still experience flu symptoms after getting the flu vaccine? Are you worried about H1N1?
Find out what you can do for yourself and learn natural ways to take care of yourself and your family during a free, one-hour lecture by licensed naturopath Gregory Pais at 7 p.m. Jan. 29 at Solley Chiropractic, 580 E. Third St.
Pais will discuss natural remedies for the flu, nutritional and lifestyle factors that can prevent the flu and-or limit its effects, and how you can support your health and prevent illness.
Seating is limited. To register, email Pais at email@example.com or call 320-0747.
ACLS recertification offered
WELLSBORO - A one-day recertification Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) class for registered nurses, physicians and paramedics will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 31 in the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital conference room.
The ACLS Provider Course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate and manage the first 10 minutes of an adult ventricular fibrillation-ventricular tachycardia (VF/VT) arrest.
Seating is limited. For more information or to register, call 723-0192 or visit Health Classes-Screenings at laurelhs.org.
Electronics bingo planned
The Bulldog Cancer Chompers Relay for Life Team will hold an electronics bingo on Feb. 10 at the Antes Fort Fire Hall. Doors open at noon and play begins at 1 p.m.
Advance tickets are $20 and tickets at the door are $25. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.
Prizes include iPad, iPad mini, 32-inch TV, Wii and many others.
Tickets may be purchased by calling 220-7770.