Community Health Education

When is it More Than a Bump on the Head?

When 
Monday 6:00 pm
Where 
Second Presbyterian Church | 214 Mountain Ave SW | Roanoke

A Free Seminar on Childhood Head Injuries

Protecting your kids is a round-the-clock priority.  And as a parent, you want to do everything you can to guard them from head injuries - the cause of 80 percent of pediatric trauma cases.

This free seminar is aimed at helping parents understand the broad range of head trauma injuries and how to prevent them.  By learning specific ways to protect your kids, you can help keep them safe and healthy as possible.

Registration is required by calling Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Women and Heart Disease Presentation

When 
Thursday 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center | 2900 Lamb Circle | Christiansburg, VA

Although heart disease is often thought of as a problem for men, more women than men die of heart disease each year.  Join Carilion Clinic for a discussion on heart disease in women and the steps you can take to reduce your risk.

The presentation is free, registration is required.  For more information, or to register, call Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

 

Got Leg Pain? Presentation

When 
Saturday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center | 2900 Lamb Circle | Christiansburg, VA

Foot pain and other lower leg issues are signs you need expert care.  Join Carilion Clinic to explore leg pain in the extremities brought on by conditions such as diabetes and peripheral artery disease.

Presentations will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a light lunch and screenings for peripheral artery disease and varicose veins.

The presentation is free, registration is required.  For more information, or to register for this event, call Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Colon Health and Colon Cancer Prevention Presentation

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Blacksburg Public Library | 200 Miller Ave. | Blacksburg, VA

Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in men and women in the U.S.  Join Carilion Clinic for a free presentation to learn more about colon cancer prevention, screening, and treatment options.

The presentation is free, registration is suggested.  For more information or to register, call Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Colon Cancer Health Presentation

When 
Friday 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Where 
Westlake Library | 84 Westlake Rd., Suite 109 | Hardy, VA

Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in men and women in the U.S.  Join Carilion Clinic to learn more about colon cancer prevention, screeing, and treatment options.

The presentation is free, but registration is suggested. To find out more information or to register, call Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

 

Women's Health University - "Women and Rheumatic Conditions"

When 
Thursday 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Where 
Jefferson Center Fitzpatrick Hall | 541 Luck Ave. | Roanoke

Did you know that rheumatic conditions affect women two to four times more often than men? Rheumatic and other autoimmune conditions can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling in the joints, as well as muscles and tendons, and can interfere with your daily life. Many of these conditions are chronic and complex, making diagnosis difficult with individualized treatment plans. Join us to learn more about rheumatic and autoimmune conditions that affect women such as lupus, Sjogren's, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoporosis, and know when it's time to see your doctor for more than just aching joints.


$15 registration fee (includes light lunch)

Registration is required by calling Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482 by February 3.

Colon Health and Colon Cancer Prevention

When 
Wednesday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital Medical Office Building | 390 S. Main St. | Rocky Mount, VA

Join Carilion Clinic and Bruce Long, M.D., Carilion Clinic General Surgeon, for an event focusing on colon health and colon cancer prevention.  Pre-registration required.

 

For additional information or to pre-register, contact Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Slowing the Clock: Healthy Aging

When 
Monday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where 
Resurrection Catholic Church | 15353 Moneta Road | Moneta, VA

Topics include:

  • "Physical Changes after 50" - Gail Nordhaus, R.N. with Carilion Clinic
  • "Healthy Aging with Exercise - Lauren Adjkins, YMCA Personal Trainer
  • "Foods that Fight Aging" - Marty Slaughter, Carilion Clinic Dietician

Light lunch will be provided.  To register or for additional information, contact Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

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