MENDED HEARTS MEET: Mended Hearts, Chapter 7 a heart support group for members and their families will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 at St. Elizabeth Health Center, Boardman Campus. Guest speaker Dr. Sue Leson will speak on diabetes. For more information, contact Joe Clark, 330-702-8859.
A speakers bureau is available to local organizations at no charge. For available dates, contact Lee Meadows at 330-793-2531.
DINING WITH DIABETES: Dining with Diabetes is a cooking school and nutrition education program for people with diabetes and their family members or caregivers conducted by the OSU Extension staff.
During Dining with Diabetes, participants learn how to incorporate healthy cooking techniques and other practices to help control blood sugar.
The course is taught by Marie Economos, extension educator, Trumbull; Beth Stefura, extension educator, Mahoning; Mel Milliron, Trumbull County Health Department; and Linda Veith, certified diabetic educator.
Cost is $20 for three classes, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 14, 21 and 28, at Shepherd of the Valley, 1500 McKinley Ave., Niles.
To learn more about Dining with Diabetes and/or to pre-register, contact the OSU Extension, Trumbull County at 330-638-6783. The registration form is also available online at trumbull.osu.edu.
ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS: The Alzheimer's Association will be holding its monthly Caregiver Support Groups on the following dates:
For more information, call the Alzheimer's Association at 330-650-0552 or 800-272-3900.
SELF ESTEEM IN CHILDREN: The First Ohio Chapter of the Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health will present "Promoting Positive Self Esteem In Children and Adolescents," free from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the D&E Clinic, 142 Javit Court, Austintown. The speaker will be Scott Marlin of Comprehensive Psychiatry. For more information, call Rachel at 330-538-0184 or Chrysann at 330-533-4649.
IMMUNIZATION CLINICS OFFERED: The following listing is the Trumbull County Health Department's November schedule for community childhood immunization clinics:
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. Bring current shot record. All school-required vaccines will be available.
NILES HOLDS IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: An immunization clinic will be offered from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Nov. 16 at the Niles Health Department, 34 W. State St. Parent or guardian must have child's immunization records. Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For information, call 330-544-9000, Ext. 163.
PUBLIC EMERGENCY CARE COURSE: Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support, initial or refresher (two-year certification) course is being offered at 9 a.m. Friday at the National Safety Council, Northern Ohio Chapter, 25 E. Boardman St. Ste. 343, Youngstown.
Cost is $50 for the initial course and $32 for the refresher course (copy of certificate required). Pre-registration is required. Call 330-747-8657 by Friday.
NATUROPATHIC THYROID CARE: Dr. Ted Suzelis will be presenting his lecture entitled, "Naturopathic Thyroid Care" at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at his Boardman office, 725 Boardman-Canfield Road, Suite K-4, Boardman. Suzelis will discuss these naturopathic options for thyroid health. For more information or to register, call Stephanie at 330-729-1350 or register online at www.OhioND.com. Free admission.
BLOOD DRIVE: Glenn Christian Church, 5540 Parkman Road, Warren, is hosting a American Red Cross Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 19. There will be a free hot lunch buffet, and a drawing for a $25 gift card for the Eastwood Mall. For more information, contact Marcy Chizmar at 330-847-0613.
IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: A well-child immunization clinic will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Girard Health Department in the city building. A $10 administrative fee will be charged per child. Dr. James Enyeart, Girard medical director, conducts the examinations. Parents are reminded to bring a copy of the child's immunization record. A parent or guardian must accompany children younger than 18. Parents must pre-register the child prior to the clinic. For more information, call the health department at 330-545-6048 Monday to Friday.
GIRARD BOARD OF HEALTH: Girard City Board of Health will meet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 15, in Council Chambers, upstairs of the City Building.
The well-child immunization clinic canceled in September has been rescheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 16. An administrative fee of $10 will be charged per child. Call the Health Department at 330-545-6048, 9 a.m to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
CHRONIC FATIGUE GROUP?TO MEET: Chronic Fatigue and/or Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 21 at First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave., Warren. For more information, call 330-847-7001.
NAMI FAMILY TO FAMILY SERIES PLANNED: NAMI Mahoning Valley is offering its free Family to Family education series in the Mahoning Valley.
Trumbull County - 6-9 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 27, at Central Christian Church, 2051 E. Market St., Warren.
Mahoning County - 6-9 p.m. Mondays, through Nov. 28, at The Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown.
Classes and all materials are free. Class size is limited. Advance registration is required.
Facilitators are Dianna R. Mason and Bob Green. Register by contacting Mason at 330-540-8583 any time or Green from 7 to 10 p.m. at 330-980-3539.
OHIO PREMIER HEALTH SOLUTIONS PRESENTS MEDICARE EDUCATION: Ohio Premier Health Solutions will present Medicare education at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday and third Thursday of every month at Ohio Premier Health Solutions, 458 High St., Warren.
Admission is free. For more information, call 330-394-7400.
MS SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET: The MS Support Group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Knights of Columbus Warren Council, 1947 E. Market St., Warren. The group will provide information and resources that enhance the quality of life for people with multiple sclerosis and their families. There is no cost to attend and refreshments will be served. For information, call Kevin at 330-306-8399.
FLU CLINIC HELD: A flu clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. daily at Warren West Community Health Center, 716 Tod Ave., Warren. Medicaid and Medicare will be accepted. All others are $20 each. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, call 330-373-0222.
NAMI PLANS MEETING: 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.
POSTPARTUM SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL TO MEET: The group meets 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 email@example.com.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL: St. Joe's at the Mall is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It is located next to Sears at the Eastwood Mall. To make an appointment, call 330-652-7542 unless otherwise noted.
NORTHSIDE MEDICAL CENTER
To register for Northside classes, call 330-884-2912.