Health Resources

  • Tuesday, October 25, 2011 12:01am
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Providence Regional Cancer Partnership: 1717 13th St., Everett. Call 425-297-5500 or see www.cancerpartnership.org for more information: Click on “Support Services,” then, on the right side of the page, click on “Classes” or “Support Groups.”

• Classes include art therapy, cancer and sle

ep, yoga, stress reduction, nutrition, weight loss and classes for women with cancer.

• Support groups or caregivers, survivors and people 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, smoking cessation, AARP driver safety, CPR and first aid, baby-sitting and parenting.

• Support groups are offered for new mothers, and cancer patients, diabetes, sleep apnea, lung and heart disease, stroke, caregiver stress and bereavement.

• Free diabetes screenings by appointment; 425-258-7953.

Skagit Valley Hospital and regional clinics: Call 360-814-2424 to sign up for classes or see www.skagitvalleyhospital.org/events.

• Classes include, diabetes, AARP driver safety, predialysis education, pulmonary rehabilitation, joint replacement, childbirth preparation and car seat safety.

• Support groups for children of cancer patients and people dealing with heart problems, bereavement, ostomy and cancer.

• Free or low cost health screenings.

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, nutrition, stroke prevention, baby-sitting, driver safety, growing up for tweens.

• Support groups are offered for new mothers, caregivers and grief.

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.

CHECKUPS

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; offered by the Snohomish Health District, 425-339-5298, www.snohd.org.

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