GLOBAL HEALTH AND FITNESS has partnered with Back 2 Health Chiropractic, specializing in Wellness Care, in hosting their 2011 annual health fair. The free event is being held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. on Jan. 17 at Global Health and Fitness, 3806 Elm Road N.E., Warren. For more information, call Back 2 Health Chiropractic at 330-856-3236.
DR. TED SUZELIS, N.D., will be presenting a lecture titled "How to Achieve Your Ideal Weight" at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at his Boardman office, located in the Southbridge Executive Park at 725 Boardman-Canfield Road, Suite K-4, Boardman. For more information or to register for the event, call 330-729-1350 or go to www.ohiond.com. Free admission.
CHRONIC FATIGUE AND / OR FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 17 at First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave., Warren. For information, call 330-847-7001.
THE FIRST OHIO CHAPTER OF THE FEDERATION OF FAMILIES FOR CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH will present "Learning-Related" Vision Problems and Vision Therapy, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, at the D & E Clinic, 142 Javit Court, Austintown. Dr. Joseph M. Pederzolli is the speaker at this free presentation. For more information, call Rachel at 330-538-0184 or Chrysann at 330-533-4649.
THE NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL, NORTHERN OHIO CHAPTER, 25 E. Boardman St. Ste. 343, Youngstown, is offering the following emergency care courses to the public. For registration or information, call 330-747-8657.
Course: AHA-ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support Recertification, 9 a.m. Friday. Fee is $50
Course: Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support, Initial or Refresher (two-year certification), 1 p.m. Friday. Fee is $50. Initial / $32 Refresher (copy of certificate required).
Course: CPR / AED cardio pulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator course adult / child / infant (2 year certificate), 8 a.m. Jan. 22. CPR / AED Fee is $32.
Course: Standard first aid (three-year certificate), 1 p.m. Jan. 22. First aid fee is $32.
Course: Bloodborne / airborne pathogens (one-year certificate), 4 p.m. Jan. 22. BB & AB Fee is $25.
THE TRUMBULL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT January schedule for childhood immunization clinics is as follows:
l Trumbull County Health Department: Jan. 19, 1 to 4 p.m.
l Mespotamia Fire Station: Jan. 11, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m.
l Newton Falls Community Center: Jan. 18, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m.
l Mecca Community Church: Jan. 20, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m.
All clinics are walk-in. There is an administration fee of $10 per visit but no one will be denied due to inability to pay. All children younger than 18 years must be accompanied by an adult.
THE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SERVICES AGENCY TRUMBULL COUNTY SUPPORT GROUP will meet at 7 p.m. today at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 490 N. High St., Cortland. The meeting is open to all those who have multiple sclerosis, friends, caregivers and family members. There is no cost to attend and refreshments will be served. For more information, call Pat at 330-394-3166.
COMMUNITY LEGAL AID, a nonprofit law firm serving the civil legal needs of the low income community, along with members of the Trumbull County Bar Association, will be conducting a will clinic for income-eligible elderly Trumbull County residents. Attorneys will complete simple wills, power of attorney, living wills and health care power of attorney documents at no cost to the participant. The clinic will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Trumbull County One Stop located at 280 N. Park Ave., Warren. Preregistration is required. To register, call 800-998-9454.
THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION will be holding their monthly Caregiver Support Groups on the following dates:
For more information, call the Alzheimer's Association at 330-533-3300 or 800-272-3900.
WARREN CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT is offering a children's immunization clinics from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 24, Community Services Building, 418 Main Ave. S.W., Warren.
There is a $10 administration fee or Medicaid is accepted. No appointment is necessary. Bring current shot record. A parent must accompany the child. For more information, call 330-841-2596.
THE NILES CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT, 34 W. State St., is offering an immunization clinic from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Jan. 19. No appointments are necessary and no one is refused for inability to pay. Those younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, and the child's immunization records must be brought to the clinic. For more information, call 330-544-9000, Ext. 163.
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 are $20 each. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, call 330-373-0222.
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.
THE Q CLUB FITNESS FACILITY is offering a free workout the third Saturday morning of each month. Offered are cardio classes, zumba and water classes. For more information, call 330-856-4777.
A CHRISTIAN CANCER SUPPORT GROUP will meet at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month, 1228 Niles-Vienna Road. There will be fellowship, food and faith-based support. For registration and more information, call Jean at 330-856-1634 and leave a message.
The NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Mahoning Valley Daytime Support Group meets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at the Girard Free Library, corner of North Avenue and Broadway. The NAMI Mahoning Valley Evening Support Group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at D&E Center, 142 Javit Court, Austintown. For more information, call Dianna at 330-540-8583.
The MAMMOVAN Medical Imaging Network will offer breast cancer screenings for women from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Warren Family Mission parking lot, 361 Elm Road N.E., Warren. The screenings are for women 30 and older. For more information, call 330-726-2064.
POSTPARTUM SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL has formed in the Youngstown/Warren area and will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the first and third Thursday of every month at the D&E Counseling Center, 142 Javit Court, Austintown. For more information, contact Jodi at 330-207-1385 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The YWCA LUPUS SUPPORT GROUP meets from noon to 2 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Oak Hill Renaissance Center, 345 Oakhill Ave., Youngstown. Meetings are free and usually feature a guest speaker. Transportation is available.
The YWCA support group meetings are made possible through a grant from the Ohio Commission on Minority Health and in cooperation with the Lupus Foundation of America Inc., Akron chapter.
For more information about the group, contact Patricia Phillips at the YWCA of Youngstown at 330-746-6361.
PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road N.E. For more information, call Beverly at 330-856-4286.
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.
The schedule includes:
NORTHSIDE MEDICAL CENTER Community Calendar:
HILLSIDE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL
TRUMBULL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
330-841-9880 to register.