Medical van offers services

HEALTH NOTES

October 21, 2007

Upper Chesapeake HealthLink's Medical Mobile Van will be in the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center's parking lot M, MacPhail and Tollgate roads, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Free blood pressure, sleep disorder and body fat analysis screenings will be offered.

Also available are cholesterol screenings for $10, osteoporosis screenings for $15 and cardiac risk assessments for $20 (cash or check only).

Please note that osteoporosis screenings require scanning a bare foot.

Information: 800-515-0044.

Guided imagery to be program topic

Upper Chesapeake Health will offer a guided imagery program at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center.

Participants will learn about and experience this mind-body intervention that focuses on stress reduction and promoting a sense of well-being.

Information: 443-643-4200.

Fertility Center schedules seminar

Fertility Center of Maryland's Bel Air office will hold a patient education seminar at 7 p.m. Oct. 30 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center.

Couples attending the seminar will be given dinner and the opportunity for a free initial consultation with a reproductive endocrinologist.

Registration is required at 410-296-6400.

Diabetes support group to meet

Upper Chesapeake Health will offer a Parish Nurse Diabetes Support Group at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 6 and 20 at the Aberdeen Senior Center.

For information and to register, call 410-273-5666.

A diabetes education support program will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 6 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. Veena Kamath will discuss diabetes medication.

To register, for the evening program, call 800-515-0044.

Childbirth class offered next month

Upper Chesapeake Health will offer a weekend prepared childbirth course from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 10 and 11 in the Bel Air/Harford Room.

Weekend classes will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The cost is $50 for couples delivering at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center and $80 for those delivering elsewhere.

Registration is required at 800-515-0044.

Hospital foundation to receive $350,000

Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation has received a major gift from Northern Chesapeake Anesthesia Associates.

The $350,000 pledge will support Upper Chesapeake Health's capital campaign renovation and expansion projects at Harford Memorial Hospital and Upper Chesapeake Medical Center.

The five-year pledge is made on behalf of the entire staff of Northern Chesapeake Anesthesia, including physicians, nurses, and office staff. Northern Chesapeake Anesthesia has been incorporated since 2001, and provides anesthesia services exclusively to Upper Chesapeake Health.

Upper Chesapeake Health is investing more than $150 million over five years to support capital expansion and community health initiatives.

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