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Murray Hospital, Health & Wellness October Events
By WestKyStar & Murray-Calloway Co. Hospital Staff
MURRAY - Staff at Murray-Calloway County Hospital and the Center for Health & Wellness will be offering educational health promotion events during the month of October to community members, Wellness Center members and MCCH employees.
 
FREE: Women’s Health Community Luncheon, sponsored by Women’s Health of Murray on Tuesday, Oct. 23rd from 11 am until 1 pm in the Murray Room at CFSB Center.  There will be discussion about current health issues that can affect any woman, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, dessert, beverages, and door prize drawings. This event is free and open to the public.
Health Screenings offered from 11 am – noon
Women’s Health Panel Discussion at noon features Dr. Dawn N. Deeter, OB/GYN, Exercise Specialist from the Center for Health and Wellness, and segments on Diet and Nutrition

Free Screening: Calloway County Public Library

Osteoporosis Screenings
Wednesday, October 3
1:003:00 pm 
Calloway County Public Library
No appointment required.

Free Screening: Wesley Living 
Thursday, October 25
3:00  4:00 pm
Wesley Living in Murray
Non-Fasting Glucose Screening
No appointment required.

Free Screening: Saputo
October 30
8:0010:00 am & 1:003:00 pm
Blood Pressure & Non-Fasting Glucose
No appointment required.

Free Screening: Center for Health & Wellness
Wednesday, October 31
9:0011:00 am & 1:003:00 pm
Pulmonary Function Screening, Osteoporosis Screening, Blood Pressure, Non-Fasting Glucose, Waist Circumference, Body Mass Index
Appointment required
Call 270-762-1348 to schedule.

Freedom from Smoking
Starts October 2
5:306:30 pm
Center for Health and Wellness
Calloway County Health Department is a offering a 7-week FREE class to help you gain control and stop smoking. This program consist of 8 sessions and will be taught by an American Lung Association trained facilitator.
Pre-registration is required
Call 270-753-3381 to reserve your spot in the class.
Class will not be held if no one registers.

Alzheimer’s Care Giver Support Group
Thursday, October 4th
10:00 am 
Weaks Senior Citizen Center
For more information, call 270-753-0929

Bariatric Support Group
Thursday, October 4th    
11:3012:30 pm 
Center for Health and Wellness
For more info call Bariatric Solutions 270-762-1547

ALS Support Group
Thursday, October 11th  
6:00 7:00 pm
MCCH Board Room
For more info call Mitzi Cathey at (270) 293-1748

Bariatric Support Group
Tuesday, October 9th
5:30 6:30 pm
Center for Health & Wellness
For more information call Bariatric Solutions, at 270-762-1547

Parkinson's Support Group
October 9th & October 23rd   
Noon
Weaks' Senior Citizen Center
For more info call 270-753-0929

Breastfeeding Support Group
Thursday, October 18th    
4:00 5:30 pm
Center for Health & Wellness
For more info call Alycia Janow 270-226-4776

National Alliance on Mental Illness
Thursday, October 18th     
o Time: 6:30 pm
MCCH Education Building (Corner of 8th and Elm)
For more info call 270-748-6133

Breast Cancer Support Group
Tuesday, October 23rd 
5:30 6:30 pm
Location: Tom’s Grill (To Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness) 
For more info call Evelyn 270-489-2462

Dialysis Support Group
Thursday, October 25th   
4:30  5:30 pm
Weak's Senior Citizen Center
For more info call Tasha Mitchell  270-759-3080

Stroke and Head Injury Support Group
Monday, October 22nd
5:30 —7:00 pm
Center for Health & Wellness
For more info 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.

Published 10:10 PM, Tuesday Oct. 02, 2018
Updated 09:50 PM, Tuesday Oct. 02, 2018

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