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Clinics

Dec. 09, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Ross Hearing Aid Centers, 3333 U.S. Route 60 East, in the Walmart Super Center, offers free hearing tests for senior citizens from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday-Saturday at the center. Free hearing aid cleaning and check are also offered. For appointments, call 304-523-3161.

Newly diagnosed with diabetes? Then contact West Virginia Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (WV JDRF) for support at 304-654-6507.

A Course in Miracles, a self-help study group. The group meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Thursday. Free and open to the public. For more information or the location, call Bill Webb at 304-733-3331.

Huntington's Disease support group meets on the second Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the east conference room at Saint Francis Hospital, 333 Laidley St., Charleston. The meeting is for patients, families, caregivers, at risk and anyone affected by HD.

For more information, call 304-549-3266 or e-mail to debarm@suddenlink.net.

Freedom from Smoking program is offered by appointment only at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in the Pulmonary Center. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 304-399-7402.

The Autoimmune Group is a support group for individuals dealing with any autoimmune issues such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, celiac disease, sarcoidosis, myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis and more. The group meets once a month at noon on a Monday, in the church parlor of Cross Roads United Methodist Church, 3146 Saltwell Road, Huntington. The meeting date varies. To attend the next scheduled meeting, call Kimberly Marcum at 304-736-4957.

Ebenezer Medical Outreach, Douglass Center, 1448 10th Ave., provides free primary care, medications assistance and referral for the low income who are without Medicaid and Medicare.

Services are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 304-529-0753.

Cabell-Huntington Health Department offers immunizations, pregnancy testing, HIV testing and counseling, emergency contraception, hepatitis testing and immunity testing during walk-in clinics from 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

For immunization clinics: Parent or legal guardian must accompany child and bring record of his/her immunizations.

TB skin tests are offered from 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays and Fridays.

Evening immunization clinic and TB skin tests are offered from 4 to 6 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays.

Sexually transmitted disease clinic is offered on a walk-in basis at 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Tuberculosis clinics, family planning clinic and breast and cervical cancer screening program are offered by appointment. Call 304-526-3380.

The West Virginia Children's Health Project, a mobile doctor's office on wheels, provides complete medical care for children ages newborn through 18.

The mobile clinic, operated and staffed by Valley Health Systems of Huntington and Marshall University School of Medicine, visits the same site at the same time each week. The current schedule is:

Tuesday -- Wayne County, East Lynn Elementary School, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Dunlow, Cabwaylingo Presbyterian Church, 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday -- Wayne County, Crum Elementary School, 9 to 11:30 a.m.; Tolsia High School, 12:30 to 3 p.m.

Thursday -- Lincoln County, Atenville Elementary School, 9 to 11:30 a.m.; Ranger Elementary School, 12:30 to 3 p.m.

For information or to make appointments, call toll-free 800-944-PEDS.

Lawrence County (Ky.) Health Department offers immunization, well-child clinics, family planning, Pap smear clinic, diagnostic clinics and WIC by appointment. The department is open from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and from 1 to 3:30 p.m. weekdays. Also scheduled:

Tuesday -- family planning supply pick-up in afternoon; VD clinic.

Friday -- family planning supply pick-up, hypertension and general walk-ins.

Greenup County Health Department offers medical and environmental services, counseling, screenings and clinics by appointment. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and until 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month. Clinic hours are 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m.; 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month. There is a $1-$3 fee for most services, excluding family planning. Call 606-473-9838 or 437-9839.

Blood centers

American Red Cross offers donor hours the third Monday of each month at King's Daughters Medical Center's Outpatient Services Center, 23rd Street, Ashland. Donations are accepted by appointment. Call 800-448-3543.

Huntington Donor Center, 1111 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Huntington, offers the following donor hours: 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the last Friday of each month. For appointments, call 800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767) or go online at www.redcrossblood.org.

Charleston Donor Center, 4501 MacCorkle Ave. SE, has these donor hours: noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. For appointments, call 800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767) or go online at www.redcrossblood.org.

Lupus Support Group meetings take place from 6 to 8 p.m. every third Tuesday of each month at First Baptist Church, 801 6th Ave., Huntington. The free meetings are for Lupus patients and their loved ones.

Westmoreland United Methodist Church offers free health screenings by Valley Health Systems from 9 a.m. to noon every third Tuesday of each month. The program features blood pressure, glucose (sugar) and cholesterol screenings, professional advice. Lunch is served at noon. Lunch cost varies. Call 304-429-6683 one day ahead. At Westmoreland Senior Nutrition Center, 3609 Hughes St.

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