Vaccinations will be available:
Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Health Services Building, Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis.
Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Road, Odenton.
Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at South County Senior Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater.
Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Pasadena Senior Center, 4103 Mountain Road, Pasadena.
Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie.
Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Arnold Senior Center, 49 Church Road, Arnold.
Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Annapolis Senior Center, 1027 Bay Ridge Ave., Annapolis.
Appointments are not required. 410-222-7343
North Arundel Hospital schedules health events
North Arundel Hospital has scheduled these health screenings and educational presentations at its Arundel Mills storefront, between Jillian's and mall entrance No. 4:
Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., blood pressure screenings.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., neck and shoulder massages and information about massage therapy; 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., computerized neck and back screening.
Oct. 6, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., information on arthritis and joint replacement; 9:30 a.m. to noon, blood pressure and anemia screenings. Special Beginnings Birth and Women's Center will offer a story time for parents and children from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Oct. 8, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., presentation on colon cancer; 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., discussion on diabetes, diet and lifestyle changes; 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., cholesterol screenings.
Oct. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., information on breast cancer; 10 a.m. to noon, back screenings.
Oct. 10, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., discussion on diabetes, including meal planning, label reading and food substitutions.
Oct. 13, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., blood pressure screenings.
Oct. 14, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., foot screenings; 9 a.m. to noon, blood pressure screenings.
Oct. 15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., blood pressure screenings.
Oct. 16, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., blood pressure screenings; 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., blood pressure and lung capacity screenings.
Oct. 20, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., the county Department of Aging will offer information about its services.
Oct. 21, 9 a.m. 11 a.m., foot screenings.
Oct. 23, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., the hospital's human resources department will hold a job fair. Staff will discuss openings and accept resumes and applications.
Oct. 24, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., computerized neck and back screenings.
Oct. 27, blood pressure screenings.
Oct. 28, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., foot screenings; 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., blood pressure screenings. 410- 787-4367.
Hospital expands hours for blood donations
Anne Arundel Medical Center is seeking blood donors to ease its shortage.
The medical center's Blood Donor Center has expanded its hours for donor appointments:
Mondays, 7:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Tuesdays, 7:15 a.m. to 6:45 p.m., with evening hours available by appointment.
Wednesdays, 7:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., with evening hours available by appointment.
Thursdays, 7:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Fridays, 7:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
The donor center is on Level One of the Acute Care Pavilion, 2001 Medical Parkway. 443-481- 4215.
Red Cross seeks help with area blood drives
The Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross is seeking volunteers to help at blood drives. Volunteers assist donors and serve refreshments.
This program is open to people age 14 and older. Participation involves greeting donors and providing them with pertinent reading materials, serving refreshments and observing donors for post-donation reactions. Training will be provided. Information: 800-272-0094, Ext. 1; or email@example.com.
CPR, first aid courses offered by Red Cross
Courses in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid have been scheduled at several sites in Anne Arundel County by Red Cross of Central Maryland. They include:
"Adult CPR," teaching emergency action principles, rescue breathing, anti-choking procedure and rescue for victims age 8 and older. The course will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 18 at John Wesley United Methodist Church, 6922 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie; from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 and 25 at Edgewater Red Cross, 3475 Pike Ridge Road, Edgewater; and from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 7 at Edgewater.