HMHP OFFERS SLIMDOWN PROGRAM: Humility of Mary Health Partners registered dietitians will offer another SlimDown program starting in early January.
SlimDown is a six-week weight management program that focuses on lifestyle changes in food, activities and behaviors. Registered dietitians trained in adult weight management teach the program.
Classes are held 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 9 to Feb. 13 in Community Room 2 of the D.D. and Velma Davis Family YMCA, 45 McClurg Road, Boardman; and Thursdays, Jan 10 to Feb. 14 at St. Joe's at the Mall, Eastwood Mall (behind Sears).
To register, call Humility of Mary Healthline at 330-480-3151 or toll free 877-700-4647. Deadline for registration is Jan. 2.
SRHS GETS "A" IN SAFETY: Sharon Regional Health System was honored with an "A" Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The A score was awarded in the latest update to the Hospital Safety ScoreSM, the A, B, C, D or F scores assigned to U.S. hospitals based on preventable medical errors, injuries accidents and infections.
To see Sharon Regional's scores as they compare nationally and locally, visit the Hospital Safety Score website at www.hospitalsafetyscore.org, which also provides information on how the public can protect themselves and loved ones during a hospital stay.
GIRARD OFFERS FLU SHOT: The Girard City Health Department will offer flu vaccines between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, by appointment only.
Appointments can be scheduled by calling the health department at 330-545-6048.
FLU CLINIC TO BE 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. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, call 330-373-0222.
IMMUNIZATION CLINIC OFFERED: The Niles City Health Department will hold an immunization clinic from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. No appointment necessary. Child immunization records are required and Medicaid cards are accepted. Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
PROGRAM OFFERED FOR DEALING WITH ISSUES: An eight-step Christian program based on the Beatitudes is open to anyone dealing with a life-controlling habit or issue. It meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at the Bloomfield Recovery Center, 10113 Creaser Ashtabula Road, Bloomfield.
For more details, call 330-599-2402.
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET: A cancer support group meets every third Thursday at Calvary Bible Church, 2878 Warren Meadville Road, Cortland. The next meeting is 7 p.m. Thursday.
For more information, call Tom at 330-772-3652.
MS GROUP MEETS: The MS Support Group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Knights of Columbus Warren Council, 1947 E. Market St., Warren. For more information and to confirm meeting, contact Kevin at 330-306-8399 or email Kevincode7@aol.com.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL: 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., the facility is next to Sears at the Eastwood Mall. To make an appointment, call 330-652-7542 unless otherwise noted.
St. Joe's at the Mall is a Silver Sneakers site. Call or visit for more information.
FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS: Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday and Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m.
FLU AND PNEUMONIA VACCINES: By appointment on various days. Call for times.
STRONG BONES - STRONG PEOPLE: Personalized strength training and nutritional education for those who have osteoporosis, low bone density or at risk to improve muscle strength and nutrition. Call for appointment.
FIT AND FUN: A bi-weekly group exercise class with a personal fitness trainer. Silver Slippers chair exercise class also available bi-weekly. Call for times. ZUMBA Gold classes weekly. Call for times.
TALK WITH THE DOC PROGRAM: noon to 1 p.m. Cancer Warning Signs. What to know. Dr. Katie Hodge speaking. Call to register. Cost is $2 and includes lunch.
FREE BONE DENSITY SCREENING: 9 a.m. to noon Friday. Come in and have an ultrasound of the heel bone to screen for Osteoporosis. No appointment necessary.
FREE PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE SCREENING: 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 27. Nurse will measure blood flow to the legs by doing Ankle Brachial Index. By appointment only.
TRUMBULL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
OHIO'S CHOICE HOSPICE SUPPORT GROUP: 10 to 11:30 a.m. today, Chapel at Trumbull Memorial Hospital - first floor. Support group for those who have lost a loved one. Call 330-980-7561 for more information.
PRE-OP HIP CLASS: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, the Education Room eighth floor. Call Julia at 330-841-9162 to register.
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, TMH Medical Professional Building, 1353 E. Market St., Warren. Cancer Center Waiting Room. Open to all cancer patients.
NORTHSIDE MEDICAL CENTER
RTS BEREAVEMENT SERVECES - Dealing with Holidays: Candle Lighting Ceremony: 7 to 9 p.m. today, Northside Medical Center, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown, Building A, Auditorium C. For more information, call 330-884-2911.