Calendar

April 2018

Community Education
Monday, April 2, 2018 - 5:30pm
Pain management specialist Dr. Joshua Goldner will speak at this free community presentation. Please call 419-207-2563 or e-mail Steven.Baldridge@UHhospitals.org to register. Read More »

Freedom From Smoking
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 10:00am
This is the first day of the 7-week Freedom From Smoking community sessions. The program’s first few weeks prepare you to quit on week four. Participants regroup 48 hours later for support and discussion. The remaining time focuses on life skills to maintain a smoke-free lifestyle while preventing weight gain. To further encourage success, a nicotine replacement such as a patch or gum is recommended. This helps ease the anxiety of quitting while you relearn the daily routine of being a non-smoker. Read More »

Recommended Screenings for Prostate and Lung Cancer
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 5:30pm
By the time symptoms appear in some cancers, the disease may be in an advanced stage, and it may have spread. That’s why screenings – tests to detect cancer in people with no symptoms – can save lives. Join Dr. Jones to learn more about the screenings that are available for prostate and lung cancer, and when you should consider participating in these screenings. Read More »

Basic Life Support
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 8:00am
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New Non-Smokers Support Group
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 6:00pm
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Cardiac Support Group
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 6:30pm
Enjoy a fun night playing games at this free support group. Anyone with a cardiac condition is encouraged to attend, as quality of life is directly affected by lifestyle choices such as healthy eating habits, knowledge, and awareness. Please call 419-289-0491, ext. 3435 for more information about the Cardiac Support Group. Read More »

Blood Drive
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 1:00pm
To participate in an American Red Cross Blood Drive, you must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in overall good health. Please bring a valid photo ID and a list of all current medications with you when donating blood, which you can do every 56 days. Appointments are strongly recommended. Please call 419-207-2540 to make an appointment. Read More »

Dealing with Diabetes
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 5:30pm
Family Medicine specialist Dr. Megan Oberhauser will speak at this free community presentation. Please call 419-207-2563 or e-mail Steven.Baldridge@UHhospitals.org to register. Read More »

Depression
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 5:30pm
Almost everyone feels depressed at some point in their life, but how do you know when to seek help for the depression? Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a mental health disorder known as a mood disorder, and is characterized by a feeling of hopelessness and helplessness. Join counselor Todd Yordy to learn more about the symptoms, and treatment, for MDD. Read More »

Stop the Bleed
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 6:00pm
Massive bleeding from any cause – an active shooter, workplace injury, or traffic accident – can lead to death if treatment is delayed. Similar to how the general public learns and performs CPR, the public must learn proper bleeding contrMassive bleeding from any cause – an active shooter, workplace injury, or traffic accident – can lead to death if treatment is delayed. Similar to how the general public learns and performs CPR, the public must learn proper bleeding control techniques, including how to use their hands, dressings, and tourniquets until help arrives. Join nurse Christy Constance to learn more about these lifesaving techniques. A one hour hands-on class for those who have pre-registered at 419-207-2563 will follow the general presentation. Read More »

Basic Life Support
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 1:00pm
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Childbirth Preparation Class
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:00am
Certified childbirth educators will cover: signs and stages of labor; relaxation and breathing techniques; pain management and epidural anesthesia; postpartum and newborn care; and car seat safety. Read More »

Card Party
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 6:30pm
The Samaritan Auxiliary’s annual Card Party is scheduled for Monday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium at UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street. Pre-purchased tickets cost $5 per person and are available in the Gift Shop at Samaritan. Tickets purchased at the door the night of the event cost $6. Proceeds benefit University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center. While free food and beverages will be provided, participants are asked to bring their own favorite games to play. Read More »