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Murray Hospital Hosts Health Events in September
By WestKyStar & MCCH Staff
MURRAY - The staff at Murray-Calloway County Hospital and the Center for Health & Wellness are offering educational health promotion events during the month of September to community members, Wellness Center members and MCCH employees.

Falls Prevention Awareness Day will feature free balance screenings at the Calloway County Public Library on September 16 from 9-11 am.
and on September 23 from 7-10 am at the MCCH Center for Health & Wellness.
Call 270-762-1348 for more information. 

During YOGA Awareness Month, the public can get a free guest pass to Try YOGA at the MCCH Center for Health & Wellness. Call 270-762-1348 for more information. 

Banana Festival – Health Fair is September 20 from 9-11 am at First Baptist Church in Murray. Screenings and education offered in the First Baptist Church gym. Free refreshments provided along with door prizes and giveaways.

Murray Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group meets on Thursday, Sept. 5th at 10 am in the Weaks Senior Citizen Center. For more information, call 270-762-1224.

Bariatric Support Group meets on, Thursday, Sept. 5th from 10-11 am at the Bariatric Solutions Office and on September 10th from 5-6 pm at the Center for Health & Wellness. For more information, call Bariatric Solutions 270-762-1547.

ALS Support Group meets on Thursday, Sept. 12th from 6-7 pm in the MCCH Board Room. For more information, call Mitzi Cathey at 270-293-1748.

Parkinson's Support Group meets on Tuesday, Sept. 10th at noon in the Weaks Senior Citizen Center. For more information, call 270-753-0929.

Benton Alzheimer’s Care Giver Support Group meets Wednesday, Sept. 4th at 10 am in the Marshall County Public Library. For more information, call 270-762-1224.

Breastfeeding Support Group meets on Thursday, Sept.19th from 6-9 pm in the Center for Health & Wellness. For more information, call Alycia Janow 270-762-1562.

National Alliance on Mental Illness meets on Thursday, Sept. 19th at 6:30 pm in the MCCH Education Building (Corner of 8th and Elm Streets).
For more information, call 270-748-6133.

Breast Cancer Support Group meets Tuesday, Sept. 24th at 5:50 pm at Mr. B's. For more information, call Evelyn 270-489-2462.

Dialysis Support Group meets Thursday, Sept. 26th 4:30-5:30 pm in the Weaks Senior Citizen Center. For more information, call Tasha Mitchell 270-759-3080.

Stroke and Head Injury Support Group meets on Monday, Sept. 23rd from 5:30-7 pm in the Center for Health & Wellness. For more information, call Cheryl 270-293-9442.

For more information on programs or free screenings available from Murray-Calloway County Hospital, and the Center for Health and Wellness, call 270-762-1348. The hospital is located at 803 Poplar St. in Murray. 

Published 09:45 AM, Tuesday Sep. 03, 2019
Updated 09:40 AM, Tuesday Sep. 03, 2019

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