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Healthy Classes in the Tri-State for Sept. 4-10

September 4, 2018

Here are some of the healthy classes offered this week at local hospitals:

Tuesday, Sept. 4

n Sibling Class - Future big brothers and sisters can learn to help care for the new baby.

Location: Cabell Huntington Hospital.

Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

More information: 304-526-BABY (2229).

n Brain Aneurysm, AVM and Stroke Support Group

Location: St. Mary’s Conference Center, 2849 5th Ave., Huntington

Time: 5:30-7 p.m.

More information: For more information, contact HuntingtonWV@JoeNiekroFoundation.org.

n Spine Surgery Pre-Op - Class for pre-operation Spine Center patients and their friends and family..

Location: St. Mary’s Regional Heart Institute, room 207.

Time: 4-5 p.m.

More information: For more information, contact the Spine Nurse Navigator at 304-526-6025.

n Breastfeeding Support Group - Facilitated by a certified lactation consultant, this informal setting is a great way for new moms to exchange information and experiences about breastfeeding. There is no cost and registration is not required.

Location: Hoops Family Children’s Hospital MOMS classroom, third floor.

Time: 6 p.m.

More information: 304-526-6358.

n Free Diabetic Foot Screenings - Do you suffer from lack of sensation, a feeling of “pins and needles,” or pain in your feet? If you have diabetes, regular foot screenings are important. Learn your risks at these free screenings.

Location: 1600 Medical Center Drive, Suite 2500.

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

More information: 304-399-3510.

n Brain Aneurysm, AVM and Stroke Support Group

Location: St. Mary’s Conference Center, 2849 5th Ave., Huntington.

Time: 5:30-7 p.m.

More information: For more information, contact HuntingtonWV@JoeNiekroFoundation.org.

Thursday, Sept. 6

n Vascular Screenings - Three screenings available: Peripheral vascular disease, carotid artery and abdominal aortic aneurysm

Location: St. Mary’s Regional Heart Institute, Vascular lab.

Cost: $45 per test or $99 for three-test package.

More information: 304-526-1492.

n Zumba

Location: Class is located in the Wellness Center aerobics room on the first floor of St. Mary’s Regional Heart Institute.

Time: 6 p.m.

Costs: A Wellness Class package consists of any 8 wellness classes. Packages are $35 or $5 per class for community members/$20 or $3 per class for St. Mary’s employees and Wellness Center and Total Woman members. Free trial classes are available.

More Information: call 304- 399-7444.

Saturday, Sept. 8

n Pre-Natal Breastfeeding Class

Location: Regional Heart Institute, room 205.

Time: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

More information: 304-526-1394.

n Childbirth Class

Location: Regional Hearth Institute, room 205.

Time: 12:30 to 3 p.m.

More information: 304-526-1394.

Monday, Sept. 10

n Diabetes Support Group - The Chertow Diabetes Center at Marshall University hosts a free monthly support group for anyone affected by diabetes. Registration is required.

Location: Erma Ora Byrd Clinical Center.

Time: 6 p.m.

More information: 304-691-1660.

n AARP Huntington Chapter Meeting - New members welcome.

Location: St. Mary’s Conference Center, 2825 5th Ave.

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

More information: 304-526-1023.

n Zumba

Location: Class is located in the Wellness Center aerobics room on the first floor of St. Mary’s Regional Heart Institute.

Time: 6 p.m.

Costs: A Wellness Class package consists of any 8 wellness classes. Packages are $35 or $5 per class for community members/$20 or $3 per class for St. Mary’s employees and Wellness Center and Total Woman members. Free trial classes are available.

More information: call 304-399-7444.

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