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Healthy Classes, Programs & Screenings

Aug. 20, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- A number of health-conscious classes, programs and screenings are scheduled in the Tri-State this week. Some of the activities offered in the area:

Infant CPR Class, 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20, Cabell Huntington Hospital, 1340 Hal Greer Blvd., Huntington. Pre-registration is required by calling 304-526-BABY.

Parkinson's Support Group, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20, Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cabell Huntington Hospital, 1340 Hal Greer Blvd., Huntington. Free support group for anyone affected by Parkinson's disease as a patient, caregiver or family member. Call 304-526-2695 for more information.

Heartsaver CPR Class, 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 22, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Bellefonte Centre, 1000 Ashland Drive, Russell, Ky. The class, which is open to the community, includes adult, infant and child CPR with AED. Cost is $50 which includes book and certification card. First Aid portion of the class available for an additional $15. For more details, call 606-833-CARE.

Healthy Heart with EKG Screening, 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, Aug. 23, Kentucky Heart Institute, Medical Plaza B, 613 23rd St., Ashland. Screenings consist of total cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure, blood oxygen and EKG. Screening is free, but appointments are required. Call 888-377-KDMC to register.

Bike Safety Event - Ashland, 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 24, Ashland Town Center Mall, Belk Men's Store parking area, Ashland. Bicycle safety event for children age five to 12. Event includes safety courses, refreshments and prizes. Rules such as balance, bike handling, safety prior to riding and bike inspection will be available. Hosted by Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. To register, call 606-833-CARE.

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