Community Health Announcements from Harrison County Hospital

Updated: Mar 9, 2020



March 2020

Childbirth Education Class

Class meets for 2 weeks, March 2 & 9, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., in the Parvin Baumgart Education Center. Free if delivering at HCH, $20 if delivering at another facility (*Please note: not a Lamaze or Natural Childbirth Class). Call 812-738-4251 ext. 2012 for information

and registration.

Free Blood Pressure & Bone Density Screening

Tuesday, March 3, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the Harrison County Hospital Main Lobby. No appointment required. Call 812-738-7869 for more information.

Kidney Smart Class

Tuesday, March 3, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Capitol Room 2. Free class to learn about kidney function, medications, lifestyle, and diet and treatment options. Registration is required by calling 1-888-MYKIDNEY.

Stepping On Class

Building Confidence and Reducing Falls in Older Adults. Class begins Wednesday, March 4 at the Harrison County Government Center. Classes are seven weeks, meeting each Wednesday from 12:00 -2:00 p.m. Be prepared to work with Physical Therapists, speak with an Ophthalmologist, Pharmacist, and Public Safety Officer. This is a great class which will help you learn how to prevent falls. To register, call 812-734-3100.

Diabetes Self-Management Class

Tuesday, March 10, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Capitol Room 2. This class covers information on diabetes management, including: the definition of diabetes, standards of care, nutrition, individual meal-planning, exercise, glucose monitoring, medications and foot care and prevention of complications related to diabetes and additional resources for diabetes support. If interested in attending, please ask your Primary Care Provider for a referral. For more information, call 812-738-7894.

Siblings Class

A free class especially for the big brothers and big sisters of newborns prior to baby’s arrival at Harrison County Hospital. Tuesday, March 10, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Capitol Room 2.

Registration is required, call 812-738-8708.

Breastfeeding Class

Monday, March 16, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Parvin Baumgart Education Center. Free if delivering at HCH, $20 if delivering at another facility. Call 812-738-7830 ext. 2012 for information and registration.

Healthcare Provider CPR

Wednesday, March 18, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or Tuesday, March 24, 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

at the EMS Training Center, 1141 Hospital Drive NW, Corydon. Call EMS at 812-738-7871.

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