The American Cancer Society is offering the PATIENT NAVIGATOR PROGRAM to help to individuals who may have trouble getting a ride to and from cancer treatment; lack insurance or prescription coverage; need information about their cancer diagnosis; and a number of other individual issues. For more information, call 800-227-2345.
Patient Navigators serving counties in the Northeast Ohio Region are:
l Jennifer Cleveland, Portage and Summit, 888-227-6446, Ext. 8054
l Saundra Hall, Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana, 888-227-6446, Ext. 8053
l Polly Johnson, Wayne, Holmes, Medina & Stark, 888-227-6446, Ext. 8061
THE WARREN CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT has influenza vaccine available for children ages 6 months to 18 years of age. The vaccine will be given at regular childhood clinics Dec. 6 and 20. The walk-in clinic hours are from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. The cost is $5. Unison and CareSource are also accepted. Parents should accompany children and bring their shot record.
Adult influenza vaccine is also available by appointment. Cost of the vaccine is $20. Pneumonia vaccine is also available free of charge to those who qualify.
For more information, call 330-841-2596.
The Alzheimer's Association will be holding its monthly Caregiver Support Groups on the following dates:
l 10 a.m. Dec. 7 at the Senior Center of Mahoning County, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown.
l 10 a.m. Dec. 15 at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Conference Room F, Warren.
For more information, call 330-533-3300 or 800-272-3900.
WARREN WEST COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, 716 Tod Ave., Warren, is offering a flu clinic from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. daily. Medicaid and Medicare will be accepted. All others, $20 each. Walk-ins welcome. For information, call 330-373-0222.
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 3654 Main St., Mineral Ridge, will offer a flu shot clinic from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, for anyone in the community age 14 and older. The cost for the shots will depend on how many people sign up. If there are fewer than 20 people, the cost will be $29.95 or $24.99 if there are more than 20. Those with Medicare and Medicaid will be free.
Preregistration is necessary if you have insurance coverage. You can get an application at the church during office hours Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or Sunday morning. All applications need to be filled out and returned to the church no later than today so they can be processed by Walgreen Pharmacy. For more information, call 330-652-5712.
THE HEALTH AT HOME PROGRAM teaches self-care using a book of instructions for more than 200 health problems. All participants receive a free copy of the book, plus instruction on how to use the book. The program will be held from 11 a.m. to noon and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30 at St. Elizabeth Health Center, 1044 Belmont Ave., Youngstown. Participants can choose which hour-long program they prefer to attend. Free program with registration required by calling the Humility of Mary Healthline at 330-480-3151 or toll-free 877-700-4647.
The American Red Cross of the Mahoning Valley has added BABYSITTER TRAINING CLASS for ages 11 to 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Boardman location, 8381 Market St. The course fee of $50 for a handbook and CD set to take home along with official Red Cross certification. Training includes changing a diaper and feeding a baby to safe play for toddlers, choking rescues and first aid.
Early paid registration enables candidates to attend any CPR/AED and First Aid community class for free in preparation for instructor training.
To register for classes, call 330-726-6063 or 330-392-2551 or visit www.mahoningvalley.redcross.org.
THE Q CLUB FITNESS FACILITY is offering a free workout the third Saturday morning of each month. Offered are aerobic classes, zumba classes and water classes. For more information, call 330-856-4777.
The Q Club Fitness Facility offers Arthritis Foundation water classes at 11:15 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Instructed by a certified Arthritis Foundation instructor. For more information, call 330 856-4777.
COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First United Methodist Church, 309 N. Park Ave., Warren, and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the church. This group is for those with or those who know someone with a mental illness. For more information, call the church at 330-392-6276.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL is open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and is located next to Sears at the Eastwood Mall. Call 330-652-7542 to register.
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