Roanoke

Eat Right, Be Fit, Reduce Your Risk

When 
Tuesday 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Where 
Lancerlot Sports Complex - 1110 Vinyard Road, Vinton, VA 24179

Come and Join in the discussion with Carilion Clinic's Community Health Educator, Julie Blanchard, M.S., as she teaches to learn how good nutrition and regular exercise can reduce your cancer risk.

This event is Free and no registration is required.  

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

CANCELLED - Kohl's Infant Safe Sleep Class (Feb. 16)

When 
Tuesday 11:00 am to 12:15 pm
Where 
Community Outreach Building - 1202 Third St, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016

Due to the inclement weather in our area, the Kohl's Infant Safe Sleep Program (KISS) Class that is currently scheduled for Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 11:00 AM, has now been cancelled.  

The class will be rescheduled at a later date.

 

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The Roanoke Public Libraries Annual Health & Safety Fair

When 
Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where 
Elmwood Park and along Franklin Road

The Roanoke Public LIbraries will be hosting its Annual Health and Safety Fair on Saturday, April 30, 2016.  In the past six (6) years this event has drawn over 3,500 people in attendance and over 75 different Health and Safety vendors along with local businesses that provide services to the Roanoke Valley.  Over 75 vendor booths are planned for this event, including: Carilion Cinic, Emergency vehicles, Blood Mobile, DMV2Go trailer, K9 demos, Face painters, Balloon bounces, E-911 booth and much more!

Vendor and attendee Parking will be provided free at the parking garage on the corner of Williamson and Franklin Road.  
This is a Free event for the Community.  There will be food vendor's on-site to sell food and drinks.

If you are interested in becoming a vendor and/or being a sponsor or you would like further information, please contact Jason Lane with The Roanoke Public Libraries at (540) 519-0935 or jason.lane@roanokeva.gov

We look forward to seeing you there!

Horario del Club - "Hola Bebé" 2016

When 
Friday 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Where 
Adolescent and Student Health Services (Conference Room) - 902 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

Horario del Club - "Hola Bebé" 2016

Fecha: Mes: Tema:
15 Enero Tener un embarazo saludable  (1)
5, 19 Febrero Nutrición (2)
Dar pecho (3)
4, 18 Marzo Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
Preparación para el parto (5)
1, 15 Abril Estar lista para el bebé (6)
Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
6, 20 Mayo Nutrición (2)
Dar pecho (3)
3, 17 Junio Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
Preparación para el parto (5)
1, 15 Julio Estar lista para el bebé (6)
Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
5, 19 Agosto Nutrición (2)
Dar pecho (3)
2, 16 Septiembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
Preparación para el parto (5)
7, 21 Octubre Estar lista para el bebé (6)
Tener un embarazo saludable (1)
4, 18 Noviembre Nutrición (2)
Dar pecho (3)
2, 16 Diciembre Cuidados prenatales y atención (4)
Preparación para el parto (5)

** Si no hay escuela por el mal tiempo, no tendremos El Club de Hola Bebé **

17th Annual Tons of Fun - Tanglewood Mall

When 
Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where 
Tanglewood Mall l 4420-A Electric Road, Roanoke, Virginia 24018

This Free family fun day of activities include clowns, puppet shows, music, magicians, games, craft activities, caricatures, carnival rides, entertainment and much more spread throughout the Mall. Tons of Fun is designed to enthrall, engage and bring a smile to the faces of children and their families.  The 17th Annual Tons of Fun is sponsored by Roanoke County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism.  

Carilion Clinic will also be present with informative booths/tables for you to view!

All activities are Free - come out and join the fun!

Free Flu Vaccine Clinic

When 
Monday 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where 
Jackson Park Library - 1101 Morningside Street, SE, Roanoke, VA 24013

Stay healthy this winter!

Protect yourself and your family from the flu virus by getting your annual flu shot during Carilion's free flu vaccine clinic at the Jackson Park Library!

No appointment needed.  All you need to do is walk in during this event!

For more information, please feel free to contact Edie Naughton, RN and Community Health Educator at (540) 981-8077 or emnaughton@carilionclinic.org 


Free Flu Vaccine Clinic

CANCELLED! Free Flu Vaccine Clinic

When 
Monday 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where 
Jackson Park Library - 1101 Morningside Street, SE, Roanoke, VA 24013

"With sincere regrets, due to the inclement weather expected in the area, Carilion Clinic has cancelled this event scheduled for Monday, January 25, 2016 until further notice - Thank you!"

Stay healthy this winter! Protect yourself and your Family from the Flu virus by getting your annual Flu shot during Carilion Clinic's free Flu Vaccine Clinic at the Jackson Park Library!

There is no cost while supplies last, and no appointment is necessary.

All you need to do is walk in during this Event!

Blood Pressure and Diabetes Assessment/Risk Screening

When 
Friday 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where 
Goodwill Retail Store l 6315 Archcrest Dr., Roanoke, VA 24019 (Corner of Peters Creek & Airport Road)

Come by and see us at the Goodwill Retail Store and have our Community Health Educators take your Blood Pressure and Diabetes Assessment.

No Registration required.

For more information and/or any questions you may have, please contact Janet (Diane) Hylton, RN at (540) 983-4073 or email: jlhylton@carilionclinic.org.

What You Need To Know About Stroke

When 
Wednesday 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where 
Raleigh Court Health & Rehabilitation Center l 1527 Grandin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24015

Do you know the warning signs of a Stroke? Do you know what to do when a Stroke happens? When a Stroke happens, Minutes matter!

A Stroke is a sudden problem that affects the blood vessels of the brain and occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted, also often called "a brain attack".  "When a Stroke occurs, brain cells in the immediate area begin to die because they stop getting the oxygen and nutrients they need in order to function".  You could be at risk for a Stroke if you are 50 years of age and/or older and you have one or more of the following risk factors:

  • High Blood Pressure;
  • Diabetes;
  • Cardiovascular Disease;
  • A Family history of any of these factors and/or
  • You are a smoker.

Come and Join in this event with Carilion Clinic's Jessica L. Hammonds, N.P., as she gives an overview of knowing the signs of a Stroke, the associated risk factors, the importance of acting fast if symptoms occur, what you can do to lower your risk of a Stroke and much more!

Registration is required- please call (540) 339-3196.For more information about this event, please contact: Julie Blanchard at (540) 983-4072.

Refreshments included

Keeping your Heart Healthy at Any Age

When 
Wednesday 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where 
Berkshire Rehabilitation & Health Center l 705 Clearview Dr., Vinton, VA 24179

Come and join in this event with one of Carilion Clinic's Cardiologist, Dr. Ijeoma N. Okogbue, M.D. as Dr. Okogbue presents, "Keeping Your Heart Healthy at Any Age."  Dr. Okogbue will discuss and give an overview of heart disease, the risk factors and strategies for maintaining heart health.

Registration is required - please call 540-339-3196.  For more information and/or any questions/concerns you may have, please feel free to contact: Julie Blanchard, Carilion Community Health Educator at 540-983-4072.

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