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Child's Safety Day

When 
Saturday 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Giles Community Hospital - 159 Hartley Way, Pearisburg, VA 24134

For Children, Tweens and Teens:

Come and join us for a variety of safety activities for children of all ages.  Festival activities include:

  • Free Car Seat Checks
  • Fire Safety
  • Home Safety
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Teen Driving Tips
  • Helmet fitting and raffle
  • Door prizes and giveaways

Registration is not required.  For more information and/or any questions you may have, please feel free to contact Shenika Dillard, RN and Carilion Clinic Community Health Educator at (540) 731-2027.

Car Seat Safety Check - NRV

When 
Thursday 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where 
Blacksburg Fire Department - 2700 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060

"Motor vehicle crashes are the number one (1) killer of children - and 7 out of 10 car seats installed by parents/caregivers are not installed properly."  Come to the car seat check station on the second (2nd) Thursday of each month where our Certified staff will be on hand to educate you on how to properly install a child safety seat. 

Services are free and no appointment is necessary.

For more information, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482..

Better Breathers Club - Support Group

When 
Wednesday 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Giles Community Hospital - Cascades Conference Room l 159 Hartley Way, Pearisburg, VA 24134

A Support Group for Chronic Lung Disease Patients and their Families!

Carilion Clinic's Better Breathers Club offers education and skills to help manage Chronic lung diseases.  This support group provides opportunities to improve function and quality of life while connecting with others who are familiar with those challenges.  Family members and friends are welcome to attend.  The Better Breathers Club features educational presentations on a wide range of relevant topics, including:

  • Airway clearance                                         
  • Exercise
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Breathing retraining
  • Living with Chronic lung disease
  • Preventing infections
  • Emotional and Social well-being
  • Medications
  • Sleep disorders
  • Energy conservation
  • Nutrition
  • Travel

Carilion Clinic offers regular support group meetings:
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  • Second (2nd) Wednesday of each month beginning March 9, 2016 at 1:00 pm.
  • Carilion Giles Community Hospital   l   159 Hartley Way, Pearisburg, VA (Cascades Conference Room)

New members will need to Pre-register.  This ensures they receive
member educational materials at their first (1st) meeting.

For more information and for registration, please contact (540) 922-4100.

Diverticulitis: Knowing a Common Digestive Disorder

When 
Wednesday 3:00 pm
Where 
Christiansburg Recreation Center | 1600 N. Franklin St., Christiansburg, Va.

As you age, you may experience changes in your digestive tract, developing inflammation that can cause belly pain, bloating or trouble in the bathroom. These changes can be symptoms of a common digestive disorder called diverticulitis.

Join Carilion Clinic gastroenterologist Anand Kishore, M.D., to understand your risks and symptoms and to learn about available treatments and preventive lifestyle changes you can make.

This event is free. Register to attend by calling Carilion at 800-422-8482.

What's in a Food Label?

When 
Wednesday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
Christiansburg Recreation Center - 1600 North Franklin Street Christiansburg, VA, 24073

Do we really know what we are eating? What's going into our bodies? Food Labels? What do they mean? Come and learn about what the nutrition food labels are all about in this informative Seminar with one of our Community Health Educators, Shenika Dillard!

Registration is required.  You must register through the Christiansburg Recreation Center by calling (540) 382-2349.

For any questions you may have or for more information about this event, please contact Shenika Dillard at (540) 731-2027.

Car Seat Safety Check

When 
Thursday 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where 
Christiansburg Fire Department - 110 Depot St., NW, Christiansburg, VA 24073

"Motor vehicle crashes are the number one (1) killer of children - and 7 out of 10 car seats installed by parents/caregivers are not installed properly."  Come to the car seat check station where our Certified staff will be on hand to educate you on how to properly install a child safety seat. 

Services are free and no appointment is necessary.

For more information, please feel free to contact Shenika Dillard, RN & Carilion Clinic Health Educator at (540) 731-2027.

Recipe Makeover

When 
Tuesday 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where 
Christiansburg Recreation Center - 1600 North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, VA 24073

Healthy Recipes and Cooking Demo! Come and join us as we show you how to prepare your favorite food, healthier.

Pre-Registration is Required.  You MUST Register with the Christiansburg Recreation Center by calling (540) 382-2349.  For additional information, please contact Shenika Dillard, RN & Carilion Clinic Health Educator at 540-731-2027.

 

No More New Year's Resolutions!

When 
Wednesday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
Christiansburg Recreation Center - 1600 North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, VA 24073

Come and join in this informative seminar/class given by one of Carilion Clinic's Community Health Educators and learn why you should not make New Year's Resolutions and what you can do to sustain a healthy diet and exercise regimen! 

Pre-Registration is Required.  You MUST Register with the Christiansburg Recreation Center by calling (540) 382-2349.  For additional seminar information, please feel free to contact Shenika Dillard, RN & Carilion Health Educator at (540) 731-2027.

Radford Meet and Greet Nurse and Therapist Recruiting Event

When 
Wednesday 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where 
Dedmon Center, Main Concourse, Radford Univeristy

Your nursing and therapy opportunities are right here.

As nurses and therapists, we all share a passion for what we do. And we want more nurses and therapists on our team to help us make a difference in the lives of others. 

At Carilion Clinic, we're a non-profit organization that supports you and the community with compassionate care, education and the latest technology. Join us to hear more about a career for you.

For more information, contact Emily Allen, at EFAllen@carilionclinic.org or 800-599-2537. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. To see our open positions, visit our Nursing job listings

Drawings for great door prizes, like an iPad, Visa gift cards and two pairs of tickets to the Radford University vs. Virginia Tech men's baksetball game later that night at 7 p.m.!

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