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Infant CPR, NRV

When 
Thursday 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

Learn about the basics of Infant CPR in this educational class.  This class offers hands-on training and experience in Infant CPR, but is not a Certification class.  This class is offered every other month.
 
Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

Infant CPR, NRV

When 
Thursday 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

Learn about the basics of Infant CPR in this educational class.  This class offers hands-on training and experience in Infant CPR, but is not a Certification class.  This class is offered every other month.
 
Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

Prenatal Tour, NRV

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Conference Room B, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

This helps you to become acquainted with the hospital admission procedure prior to delivery.  You are introduced to the Birthplace unit, which includes our labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum rooms and the nursery.  Free monthly tours are conducted by a nurse. Please plan to attend approximately six weeks prior to delivery.
 
Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

Prenatal Tour, NRV

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center | Fireside Conference Room B | 2900 Lamb Circle | Christiansburg, VA 24073

This helps you to become acquainted with the hospital admission procedure prior to delivery.  You are introduced to the Birthplace unit, which includes our labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum rooms and the nursery.  Free monthly tours are conducted by a nurse. Please plan to attend approximately six weeks prior to delivery.

Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482

Free Vein Screening

When 
Tuesday 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Blacksburg Library - 200 Miller St., SW, Blacksburg, VA 24060

A Community Event to Inspire Better Health

If you have varicose veins, your legs may feel tired, restless, heavy and/or crampy.  Standing and/or sitting may worsen your symptoms over time.  You may also experience night cramps.  

Come and join our Carilion Clinic vascular surgeon Dr. Ashish Raju, M.D., for a free presentation and vein screening to determine your risk factors.  

Dr. Raju is a board-certified vascular surgeon with offices in Christiansburg, Pearisburg and Wytheville, VA.  Dr. Raju received a 2015 Best Bedside Manner Award from Our Health Magazine! For more information and/or to make an appointment, visit Dr. Raju's provider page on our website, www.carilionclinic.org 

Registration is Required.  To register and/or for more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482 during regular business hours.

Please wear loose-fitting clothing - shorts are best!

Free Vein Screening Event

When 
Tuesday 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Blacksburg Library - 200 Miller St., SW, Blacksburg, VA 24060

If you have varicose veins, your legs may feel tired, restless, heavy and/or crampy.  Standing and/or sitting may worsen your symptoms over time.  You may also experience night cramps.  

Come and join our Carilion Clinic Vascular surgeon, Dr. Ash Raju, M.D., for a free presentation and vein screening to determine your risk factors.  

Please wear loose-fitting clothing - - - shorts are best!

Registration is required.  To register and/or for more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482 during regular business hours.

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.

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