• Classes include art therapy, cancer and sleep, gentle yoga, mindfulness-based stress reduction, nutrition, weight loss and “Look Good, Feel Better” for women with cancer.
• Providence Regional Medical Center Everett: Colby campus, 1321 Colby Ave.; Pacific campus, 916 Pacific Ave.; Pavilion for Women and Children, 900 Pacific Ave. Call 425-304-6000 to learn more about classes or see www.providence.org: Click on Everett, then “Health Information & Classes.”
• Classes include heart health, diabetes and diabetes prevention, smoking cessation, hip and knee pain, AARP driver safety, CPR and first aid, blood pressure, baby-sitting, pregnancy and childbirth preparation, cesarean birth, infant care, sibling preparation, new dads, car-seat safety and Systematic Training for Effective Parenting.
• Diabetes screenings, offered by appointment only, are free. Call 425-258-7953 to register.
Skagit Valley Hospital and regional clinics: Call 360-814-2424 to sign up for classes or see www.skagitvalleyhospital.org/events.
• Classes include doctor presentations, diabetes, AARP driver safety, predialysis education, pulmonary rehabilitation, joint replacement, childbirth preparation, breast feeding and newborn care, and car seat safety.
• Health screenings, offered for free or low cost, include heart and vascular, stroke and aneurysm, skin cancer, bone density, cholesterol, diabetes, blood pressure, heart health and vitamin D.
Safe Harbor Free Clinic: 9631 269th St. NW, Stanwood, near the corner of 271st Street and 97th Avenue; 425-870-7384 or 888-550-6277. See www.safeharborfreeclinic.org for driving directions. This clinic serves uninsured and underinsured clients from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday nights on a first come, first served basis, including chronic and basic acute illnesses, baby and well-child checks, childhood immunizations and referrals to services in Snohomish and Skagit counties. Safe Harbor is operated out of the Skagit Regional Clinic of Stanwood, but is not affiliated with it.
Swedish Edmonds: 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds. Call 206-386-2502 to sign up for classes or see www.swedish.org: Click on “Classes & Resources,” then “Health Classes.”
• Class topics include fall prevention, diabetes prevention, weight loss, nutrition, stroke prevention, baby-sitting, cholesterol, blood pressure, chronic pain, AARP driver safety, growing up male for tweens, growing up female for tweens, joint replacement, sibling preparation, CPR and first aid.
Valley General Hospital: 14701 179th Ave. SE, Monroe; 360-794-1411. See www.valleygeneral.com and click on “Classes & Events.”
• Class topics include childbirth preparation, car seat safety, CPR, first aid, baby-sitting, prediabetes, mental health, fitness and AARP driver safety.
• Support groups are offered for people coping with diabetes and cancer, including patients, caregivers, family members and friends, and “Look Good, Feel Better” for women dealing with skin and hair changes associated with cancer.
Free mammograms: By appointment for the uninsured or underinsured, Citrine Health, 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899; www.citrinehealth.org.
HIV testing: Walk-in, 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 3020 Rucker Ave., Everett; or 5 to 7 p.m. second and fourth Mondays, 6101 200th St. SW, Lynnwood; free for those who qualify, $78 for patients at low risk; other times by appointment, all offered by the Snohomish Health District, 425-339-5298, www.snohd.org.
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