Steamboat Briefs: Dental care for uninsured children is free Friday |

Steamboat Briefs: Dental care for uninsured children is free Friday

The Northwest Colorado Dental Coalition's "Give Kids a Smile" event is Friday. The event is part of a national effort by the American Dental Association to provide free dental care for children 18 and younger without insurance.

Interested parents are asked to make an appointment with the Northwest Colorado Dental Coalition at 970-824-8000.

Mac Ranch offers range of classes in February, March

The Mac Ranch, at 117 Eighth St., offers February and March classes starting this week. Topics are: introduction to Mac, adv-novice Mac, iPhoto, iTunes, Aperture, iWeb, iMovie, iDVD, preventing disaster, networking essentials and understanding e-mail. Classes range from $50 to $200 and include one-day workshops, as well as weekly courses. Call 879-1270 for more information or to reserve a spot.

Women's heart disease awareness day is Friday

Join Yampa Valley Medical Center in recognizing the awareness of heart disease in women by wearing red Friday. Stop by the Community Health Resource Center to pick up your "Go Red for Women" pin and various heart healthy tip sheets.

Visiting Nurse Association has flu vaccine for all ages

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association has seasonal flu vaccine available for all ages. H1N1 vaccine is available for certain high-risk groups at this time. For more information and for a complete list of clinics, go to or call the flu hot line at 871-7684.