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

Plan to be Tobacco Free
June 4, 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Center for Health & Wellness
A free one hour educational one-time session that will help those interested in overcoming tobacco use and dependence, including a customized quit plan. *Pre-Registration is Required
Call 270-442-1310 to reserve your spot in the class. 
Class will not be held if no one registers.

Exercise is Medicine
Physical activity is one of the most powerful tools to reduce the risk of chronic disease. Talk to your physician and see if you could benefit from an exercise plan. If you bring a physician’s referral for exercise to the Center for Health & Wellness you will join the facility with no joining fee.
Call 270-762-1348 for more information.

Free Screening: Stewart County Senior Center  
May 3, 7:30 - 9:30 am
Stewart County Senior Center
Glucose & Cholesterol Screening
No appointment required.

Free Screening: Calloway County Public Library
Height, Weight, and Wait Circumference
May 7, 9 - 11 am
Calloway County Public Library
No appointment required.

Free Screening: Hickory Woods
Blood Pressure & Non-fasting Glucose
May 9, 10 - 11 am
No appointment required.

Murray-Calloway County Hospital Private Dining Room
May 15, 9 - 11 am & 2 - 4 pm
MCCH Private Dining Room
Blood Pressure, Body Mass Index, Osteoporosis Screening, Pulmonary Function Screening, Wait Circumference, Pulse, Pulse Ox

Free Screening: Hardin Public Library
May 21, 10 - Noon
Hardin Public Library
Blood Pressure & Non-fasting Glucose

Free Screening: Weaks Center
May 28, 10 - 11:30 am
Blood Pressure & Non-fasting Glucose

Free Screening: Cadiz Library
Cadiz Library
Blood Pressure & Non-fasting Glucose

Murray Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
Thursday, May 2, 10 am
Weaks Senior Citizen Center
For more information, call 270-762-1224

Bariatric Support Group
Thursday, May 2, 10 - 11 am 
Center for Health & Wellness
For more information, call Bariatric Solutions @ 270-762-1547

ALS Support Group
Thursday, May 9, 6 - 7 pm
MCCH Board Room
For more information, call Mitzi Cathey at 270-293-1748

Bariatric Support Group
Tuesday, May 14, 5 - 6 pm
Center for Health & Wellness
For more information, call Bariatric Solutions, at 270-762-1547

Parkinson's Support Group
Tuesday, May 14, Noon
Weaks' Senior Citizen Center
For more information call 270-753-0929

Benton Alzheimer’s Care Giver Support Group
Wednesday, May 1, 10 am
Marshall County Public Library
For more information, call 270-762-1224

Breastfeeding Support Group
Thursday, May 16, 4 - 5:30 pm
Center for Health & Wellness
For more info call Alycia Janow 270-226-4776

National Alliance on Mental Illness
Thursday, May 16, 6:30 pm
MCCH Education Building (Corner of 8th and Elm)
For more info call 270-748-6133

Breast Cancer Support Group
Tuesday, May 28, 5:30 pm
Don Sol
For more info call Evelyn 270-489-2462

Dialysis Support Group
o Date: Thursday, May 23, 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, May 27, 5:30 - 7 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 06:57 PM, Sunday May. 05, 2019
Updated 07:24 PM, Sunday May. 05, 2019

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