Roanoke

Cholesterol Screening and Health Fair

When 
Tuesday 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Where 
Tanglewood Mall | 4420 Electric Rd. | Roanoke

This screening event will provide you a full lipid profile with same day results as well as other health screenings that include body mass index, body fat analysis and blood pressure.  Other health related information will also be available.

If participating in the full lipid profile(cholesterol screening) please be aware that it is recommended that you fast 12 hours prior to having your blood drawn.  Please drink plenty of water and take any prescribed medications as directed.

 

Cost for the lipid profile is $15.  All other screenings are free. Registration is required by calling Carilion Clinic at 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

 

Located outside of A.C. Moore

Better Breathers Club

When 
Thursday 3:00 pm
Where 
3 Riverside Circle | Roanoke, Va | Conference room 2A

The Better Breathers Club is affiliated with The American Lung Association and it's purpose is to provide education and support to people with chronic lung diseases.  We arrange speakers or provide presentations with topics specific to chronic lung disease.  The first part of the meeting is dedicated to education and the remainder is discussion and socializing. Call 800-422-8482 to register

Living with Grief During the Holidays

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
First Presbyterian Church | 2101 S. Jefferson St. | Roanoke, VA

Join chaplain, Lisa Meyer Vineyard, for a discussion on finding comfort during the holiday season.  Lisa has worked with families at Carilion Clinic for 17 years and has previously served as the Executive Director at Pastoral Counseling Center in Roanoke.

Light refreshments will be provided.  Please call Carilion Clinic Hospice at 540-224-4753 to register for the event. RSVP by Oct. 8.

 

The Hype about Hypertension

When 
Thursday 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where 
South County Library | 6303 Merriman Road | Roanoke, Virginia

Are you at risk for high blood pressure (hypertension)? What are the risks? How can risk factors be reduced? Join Carilion Clinic Cardiologist Matthew Schumaecker, M.D., to learn more about how high blood pressure can impact your overall health and how proper man­agement can improve wellness.

 

Newborn Care

When 
Wednesday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital | Rehab Auditorium

This is as close as you’ll come to a baby owner’s manual.  A qualified teacher covers the basics of caring for a newborn by addressing such topics as bathing, getting the baby to sleep, understanding baby’s cry, diapering, dressing, temperature taking, feeding a newborn and more. This class offers expectant parents the opportunity to practice taking care of baby’s basic needs.  Plan to attend this one-evening class in your second or third trimester.

Registration is required by calling 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

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