Health Notes

HEALTH NOTES

September 28, 2004

Health Department offers flu inoculations for children, adults

The Anne Arundel County Health Department will offer flu inoculations at these locations:

Oct. 6, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., adults, Health Services Building, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis.

Oct. 8, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., adults, Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie.

Oct. 12, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., adults, South County Senior Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater.

Oct. 13, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., children, Odenton Health Center, 1370 Odenton Road, Odenton.

Oct. 19, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., adults, Health Services Building, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis.

Oct. 22, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., adults, O'Malley Senior Center, Odenton.

Oct. 27, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., adults, Arnold Senior Center, 49 Church Road, Arnold.

Oct. 28, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., adults, Pasadena Senior Center, 4103 Mountain Road, Pasadena.

Immunizations are free, but a $10 donation is appreciated. Parents should bring a copy of their child's current immunization record to the clinic. 410- 222-7313.

North Arundel's services include screenings, lectures

North Arundel Hospital will offer the following services:

Today, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., skin cancer lecture at O'Malley Senior Center.

Oct. 7, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., blood pressure screenings, hospital's main lobby.

Oct. 8, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., neck and back screenings, Brooklyn Park Senior Center. Reservations. 410-222-6847.

Oct. 12, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., discussion on stroke recovery. Lower level of the Tate Center.

Oct. 13, 8:30 a.m. to noon, blood pressure screening. Harundale Presbyterian Church, Eastway and Guilford Road, Glen Burnie.

Oct. 14, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Cancer Talk lecture. 410-553- 8129.

Oct. 15, 10 a.m., lecture on "Preventing Cancer," Brooklyn Park Senior Center.

Oct. 19, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., free nutritional information for cancer patients, family members and caregivers. 410-553-8129.

Oct. 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., free osteoporosis screening, Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center, third floor. Reservations. 410-787-4367.

Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., lecture and luncheon, "Taking Control of Your Health." Tickets are $45 and may be purchased by calling 410-553-8560.

Oct. 20, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Joslin Circle, a diabetes support group, meets to discuss issues regarding diabetes management. Joslin Diabetes Center, lower level. 410-787-4940.

Oct. 20, 4 p.m., Joint School, free educational session on the preparation, recovery and benefits of hip and knee replacement surgery. Courtney Conference Center, lower level, Tate Center. Reservations. 410-553-8282.

Oct. 21, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., blood pressure screenings, Community Center in Severna Park, Holy Grounds Youth Center.

Oct. 22, 1 p.m., free lecture on "Genetic Links to Cancer," Arnold Senior Center.

Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Family Health Fair, Earleigh Heights Fire Hall.

Oct. 25, 7 p.m., lecture on "The Use of Acupuncture for Treatment of Cancer." Reservations. 410-787-4367.

Oct. 25 and 26, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., AARP 55 Alive Driving Course. Fee: $10. Reservations. 410-787-4367.

Oct. 26, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., the hospital and Arnold Senior Center co-sponsor "Girls Night Out." Free dinner and door prizes. Reservations. 410-222- 6180.

Oct. 27, 8:30 a.m. to noon, blood pressure screenings, Harundale Presbyterian Church, Eastway and Guilford Road, Glen Burnie.

Information: 410-787-4367 or www.northarundel.org.

Free walk-in clinics offer immunizations for children

The Anne Arundel County Health Department offers free walk-in childhood immunization clinics on the following days:

Mondays, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew St., Annapolis.

Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Odenton Health Center, 1370 Odenton Road.

Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Parole Health Center.

Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A St. S.W., Glen Burnie.

While immunizations are free, a $10 donation is appreciated. Parents should bring a copy of their child's current immunization record to the clinic. 410- 222-4896.

Free screenings, exhibits planned at Arundel Mills

North Arundel Hospital will offer free screenings and educational exhibits at its Arundel Mills storefront, between Entrance 4 and Jillian's:

Today, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., foot and blood pressure screenings.

Friday, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., neck and shoulder massages, computerized neck and back screenings.

Oct. 4, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., blood pressure and anemia screenings; 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., story time for parents and children.

Oct. 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., blood pressure screenings.

Oct. 8, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., information from the Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association.

Oct. 11, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., blood pressure screenings.

Oct. 13, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., information on colon cancer; 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., information on diabetes; and 9 a.m. to noon, cholesterol screenings.

Oct. 14, 10 a.m. to noon, back screenings.

Oct. 18, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., information on services offered by the county Department of Aging.

Oct. 21, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., blood pressure and lung capacity screenings; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., blood pressure screenings.

Oct. 25, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., blood pressure screenings.

Oct. 26, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., blood pressure screenings.

Oct. 28, the hospital's Human Resources Department will hold a job fair. 410-787-4367.

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