Health briefs: ‘Say Boo to the Flu’ clinics Oct. 25 and 26
Steamboat Springs — Say Boo to the Flu clinics Oct. 25 and 26
Northwest Colorado Health will host Say Boo to the Flu clinics from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 at South Routt Elementary School and from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26 at Northwest Colorado Health, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101.
Flu shots will be available for all ages. Children will receive a new book when they get their flu shot. Bring Medicaid, CHP+ or other insurance cards. Low-cost options are available for individuals who don’t have insurance. Cash and checks will be accepted.
A full schedule of flu clinics is available at northwestcoloradohealth.org/flu. Flu shots also are available by appointment. Call 970-879-1632.
Drop-in flu clinics in Clark Monday
Northwest Colorado Health is holding drop in flu clinics in Clark on Monday, Oct. 17. The clinics will be from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at North Routt Charter School and from 4:15 to 6 p.m. at the Clark Store.
Flu and pneumonia shots will be available for all ages. Bring Medicare, Medicaid, CHP+ (Child Health Plan Plus) or other insurance cards. Low-cost options are available to individuals who do not have insurance. Cash and checks will be accepted.
Support group for grieving parents to meet
A support group for parents grieving the loss of a child will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24 and Monday, Nov. 7 at the Rollingstone Respite House, 480 Rollingstone Drive. The group is intended to help parents who have lost children of any age find support among other parents experiencing similar loss. For more information, call Jo Anne Grace at 970-846-8319.
Blood drive scheduled for YVMC
A blood drive will be held from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3 in the conference rooms at Yampa Valley Medical Center, 1024 Central Park Drive. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Bonfils Appointment Center at 800-365-0006, ext. 2, or visit bonfils.org.
Alzheimer’s presentation at Hayden Library
Get answers to questions about memory loss and the potential impact of a healthy lifestyle on the risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s Association Colorado Chapter is presenting “Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s: Early Detection Matters,” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19 at the Hayden Public Library.
For more information or to register, call 970-472-9798 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Natural Grocers presents turkey talks
Nutritional Health Coach Alicia McLeod will present “Let’s Talk Turkeys” from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19; Saturday, Oct. 22; and Wednesday, Oct. 26 at Natural Grocers, 335 Lincoln Avenue. Attendees can stop by the Q&A Turkey Table and have questions answered about the difference between free-range, free-range organic and heritage bird turkeys.
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