Evangelical sets March classes
LEWISBURG - Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of classes through the month of March. They include:
Prepared Childbirth Class - 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, March 13-April 10 at the Community Health Education Center. Fee applies.
Teen Prepared Childbirth Class - 4 to 8:30 p.m. March 27 at the Community Health Education Center. Fee applies.
Prepared Childbirth Refresher Class - Call 764-3200 to schedule a class. Fee applies.
Prenatal Breastfeeding - 7 to 9 p.m. March 18 at the Community Health Education Center. Fee applies.
Adult/Child/Infant CPR & AED - 6 to 10 p.m. March 11 at the Community Health Education Center. This course is for people who want to learn how to give CPR to an adult, child and infant; how to use an AED; how to assess and phone the emergency response system; and how to assist a choking victim. Fee applies.
Weis Markets Grocery Tours - "Eating Well," 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 13 and "Going Gluten Free," 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 27, at Weis Markets, Route 15, Lewisburg. Navigate the aisles with a Weis dietitian and learn how to make nutritious food choices. All tour participants receive a gift pack featuring exclusive coupons and smart shopping resources. Call 988-3025 for information. Space is limited and registration is required.
Pre-Diabetes Program - 1 to 3 p.m. March 13 at the Community Health Education Center. Learn what you can do now to delay or avoid Type 2 diabetes. Call 522-2893 to register.
To register for classes, call Community Health Education at 768-3200 or visit www.evanhospital.com.
Discussion planned on office ergonomics
HUGHESVILLE - A presentation on office ergonomics will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. March 7 at PHOENIX Rehabilitation and Health Services, 123 W. Academy St.
Physical therapist Jeff Hiserman will discuss the best techniques and equipment to help keep pain at bay throughout long hours in the office. He is with PHOENIX's Danville office.
A question and answer session will be held afterward, and refreshments will be served.
To register for the free presentation, call 584-2272.
Blood tests to be offered for a fee
LOCK HAVEN - The Rotary Club of Lock Haven will sponsor its 38th annual AMBA community wellness health screen blood testing from 6 to 10 a.m. Saturday and March 16 at the former Lock Haven High School gym, 340 W. Main St.
On Saturday, a mini-health fair will be staffed by physician assistant degree program students from Lock Haven University.
The full AMBA blood panel consists of tests for coronary disease, diabetes, anemia, kidney disease, liver disease, calcium, magnesium, chloride, phosphorus, potassium and sodium levels. The cost is less than $40 for the full panel. Individuals must fast for 13 hours prior to their test.
Also available at additional costs are five specialized tests, and a separate fee of $5 will be charged to cover advertising and refreshment costs.
Schedule an appointment by calling 800-234-8888 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Learn medicines' 'label-ese'
PENNSDALE - Susquehanna Health's Spirit of Women program will hold "Learn Label-ese," an educational discussion targeted toward helping patients understand drug labels, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. March 12 at The LifeCenter in the Lycoming Mall.
Craig Konzen, pharmacist with Susquehanna Health Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, will discuss allergic reactions, food and drug interactions, drug-to-drug interactions and how to read and understand product labels. Konzen has been a pharmacist with the hospital for eight years, serving the community through his comprehensive knowledge of both pharmaceuticals and alternative therapies.
Light refreshments will be served at the event, which is co-sponsored by BlueCross of Northeastern Pennsylvania. To register, call 877-883-4791.
Learn how to understand a newborn
WELLSBORO - A free Expectant Parents class titled "Understanding and Caring for Your Newborn" will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 12 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital.
For more information, call 723-0375.