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February 18, 2013

Erlanger events for Feb. 25–March 2

CHATTANOOGA — The Erlanger schedule of classes and events for Feb. 25-March 2 includes memory screening and childbirth education. Dare to C.A.R.E. will take place on Saturday, March 2.  Cardiac specialist will present information and offer free screenings on heart health.  Registration is required.  For more information on our classes and events, call Erlanger HealthLink at (423) 778-LINK (5465), seven days a week from 8 a.m. until midnight  HealthLink Plus is a free membership program open to adults 18 and older.

 

Monday, February 25

Bariatric Support Group

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Erlanger Chattanooga Lifestyle Center

Bariatric Support Group meetings are for individuals scheduled to have Bariatric surgery or who have already had weight loss surgery.  Call Erlanger’s HealthLink at (423) 778-LINK (5465) for more information.

 

Wednesday, February 27

Childbirth Education

5:30 – 8:45 p.m.

Erlanger East (Gunbarrel Road)

This childbirth education class/series is designed for expectant parents and taught by experienced OB nurses.  These classes include stages of labor, relaxation and labor support techniques, hospital procedures, pain management options, after birth and home care for moms and in-hospital care for newborns.  There will also be time for questions and answers.  Registration fee is $75.  Call Erlanger’s HealthLink at (423) 778-LINK (5465) to register.

 

Saturday, March 2

Dare to C.A.R.E

9:00 a.m. - Noon

Erlanger East Campus (Gunbarrel Road)

Erlanger has teamed up with a national, non-profit group to provide free vascular and cardiac screenings and provide information from board-certified vascular surgeons, cardiologists, and other healthcare providers.  If you are age 50 or over; or 40 or over with risk factors such as smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and/or symptoms of peripheral vascular disease, you may qualify for this event.  The event is free and registration is required.  Call (423) 778-LINK (5465) for more information and to register.

 

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