Community Event

Carilion Clinic Health Walk and Talk

When 
Saturday 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Where 
Booker T. Washington National Monumnet - 12130 Booker T Washington Hwy, Hardy, VA 24101

Come and join us for a Wellness Walk and Talk along the 1 ½ mile Jack-O-Lantern Branch Trail, which is considered easy/moderate due to a hill to climb.  Each walk will be led by a knowledgeable trail guide.  

The theme for this Wellness walk will be "Get Back to Nature".  Each month a trail guide will lead a nature walk and share their knowledge of plants, birds, trees, etc. during the wellness walk.    

Participants should bring a bottle of water and dress appropriate for the weather and trail conditions.  

The Trail is not handicap accessible or accessible to strollers.  This event is Free of charge.

For more information and/or any questions you may have, please contact Carilion Community Health Educator, Gail Nordhaus at 540-484-8569.

We look forward to seeing you there!

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls

When 
Wednesday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where 
Jackson Park Library - 1101 Morningside Street, SE, Roanoke, VA 24013

Ground level fall related injuries are increasing every year.  In 2015, trauma admissions for these injuries surpassed all other reason for traumatic admissions for the first time.  With this knowledge, the fear of falling is growing.  A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls is an evidence based program that takes a multi-faceted approach to fall prevention. This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls.

Participants will learn to:
· View falls as controllable
· Set goals for increasing activity
· Make changes to reduce fall risks at home
· Exercise to increase strength and balance.
 
Program Overview:
· 8-week workshop
· 2 hours each week
· Sessions lead by certified coaches who have personal experience in dealing with falling
 
Registration is required.  To register, please click here and/or contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

** After completing A Matter of Balance, participants are more comfortable
   talking about their fear of falling, feel comfortable increasing activity, plan
   to continue exercising, and would recommend the program.
 
We look forward to seeing you there!

Carilion Children's Day at Elmwood on Ice

When 
Sunday 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
706 S. Jefferson St. Downtown Roanoke

Bundle up and join us for some winter fun at Roanoke’s only outdoor ice skating rink!

Ice skating admission- $6
Skate rentals- $2
Ice Slide- $3
Or purchase all three for $10

$2 from every skate rental will benefit Carilion Children’s!

Every donation to the hospital directly impacts the life of a child and their family. Visit ElmwoodOnIce.com for more information!

Open House: R.N. Opportunities at Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital (CFMH)

When 
Monday 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where 
2360 Virginia Ave., Collinsville, Va.

Are you looking to grow your nursing career? Join us.

Same-day interviews and offers

Nursing leaders ready to talk

Incentives for select units
 
Our nurses enjoy:
*Supportive leadership, interprofessional teams and an innovative learning environment.
*College tuition, relocation benefits and higher wages.
 
Opportunities at CFMH:
*R.N. positions available on medical/surgical, OR, home health and hospice.
*Based in Rocky Mount, Va., CFMH is a community-focused hospital known for its family friendly, team-oriented environment.
 

Join Us at Our Billing and Coding Career Fest

When 
Tuesday 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Administrative Services Building

Ready to make your career happen? Then join us for this career fest so we can talk about your next steps in joining our team.

Fest highlights:

  • Seeking those who are interested in a new career in billing or experienced coders. Prior experience is not required, but preferred.
  • Career information sessions at 2 pm and 5:30 p.m.
  • Managers will be on-site conducting interviews.
  • Positions include coding, patient access, insurance verification/claims and medical billing.

For more information, call 800-599-2537. View opportunities at CarilionClinic.org/careers.

Please park in either the Market Square garage or the Church Avenue garage, Red daily side. Pull a ticket and bring with you to be validated.
 

Car Seat Safety Check - NRV

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 on the last 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 at (800) 422-8482..

Girl Talk Seminar

When 
Saturday 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Rehabilitation Auditorium (across from the hospital) - 2017 S Jefferson St,Roanoke, VA 24014

A Community event about Growing up:

Join us for Girl Talk, a class designed for mothers and their 9-12 year old daughters to strengthen communication concerning adolescence and puberty, and encourage smart, responsible decisions.

Registration is required.  To register online, please click here or to register by phone, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

Fee: $5/per person

We look forward to seeing you there!

"Tons of Fun" - Tanglewood Mall

When 
Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where 
Tanglewood Mall - 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 Annual Tons of Fun event 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 
Thursday 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Where 
Big Island Public Library - 1111 Schooldays Rd, Big Island, VA 24526

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 Big Island Public Library, in Bedford VA!

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

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must not be taking antibiotics or have a current acute illness such as a cold.

For more information, please feel free to contact Gail Nordhaus, Carilion Community Health Educator at (540) 484-8569.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Free Flu Vaccine Clinic

When 
Thursday 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Where 
Montvale Public Library, 11575 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike, Montvale, VA 24122

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 Montvale Public Library, in Bedford, VA!

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

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must not be taking antibiotics or have a current acute illness such as a cold.

For more information, please feel free to contact Gail Nordhaus, Carilion Community Health Educator at (540) 484-8569.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

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