Health Education offered in conjunction with a Free Blood Pressure and Diabetes Risk Screening. For more information and/or questions, please contact Julie Blanchard at 540-983-4072.
Community Health Education
Tune into Cable TV-12 for this television program focused on your health. This event occurs every fourth (4th) Friday of the month from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
For any questions and/or more information, please contact Gail Nordhaus at 540-484-8569.
Tune into WYTI 1570AM radio as a Carilion Clinic Health Educator provides a new health topic for discussion each time. This Event occurs every Third (3rd) Tuesday of the month from 9:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
For more information, please contact Gail Nordhaus at (540) 484-8569.
Want to learn how to cook healthy meals that won't break your budget? Don't have tons of time to spend in the kitchen? Struggling with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or weight? Or just want to learn some new recipes? This class is for you!
Join us and learn basic cooking techniques with a live demonstration by a registered dietitian. Healthy recipes and food samples will be provided.
The class will be held at the Carilion Clinic Diabetes Management Program located at 1030 S. Jefferson St., Suite G101, in Roanoke.
The cost for the class is $15. Register by calling Carilion at 540-266-6000.
View the event flyer (.pdf) for more information.
When it comes to breast health, Carilion Clinic wants to help you stay as informed as possible. We’re here to keep you up to date on the latest trends. Join us for an evening of valuable educational information about the role of mammography, recommended age and frequency of screening mammography, role of family history in breast health, breast density, and what to do if you find a lump.
Event is free. Call Carilion to pre-register at 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.
Join us for a Healthy Living seminar series for adults, and learn information to keep you and your family members healthy!
This series is a partnership with the YMCA Express at Gainsboro, New Horizons Healthcare and the Virginia Tech Cooperative Extension.
The six-week seminar series includes topics such as "Warning Signs: Heart Attack and Stroke," "Understanding Stress" and more. Each seminar will include an educational presentation, cooking demonstration and food sampling.
Seminars will be held each Tuesday from Oct. 6 until Nov. 10, 1 - 3 p.m. at the YMCA Express at Gainsboro. The program is open to all adults (you do not need to be a member of the YMCA Express), and there is no cost to attend.
To register, contact Macklyn Mosley with the YMCA at 540-344-9622.
CARILION CLINIC INVITES YOU TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR SECOND IMMUNIZATION TOWN HALL
This roundtable discussion will focus on how well the Roanoke region is doing immunizing its children. Representatives from local school districts, the Virginia Department of Health and Carilion Clinic will join several parents to discuss the challenges faced by local and regional efforts.
Immunization Town Hall is open to the public and we invite your participation! Points of discussion will include:
»» Where are we now? Are our children immunized?
»» What impact is the immunization issue having on the Roanoke region? Specifically, on our schools?
»» What immunization programs are in place? How effective are they? What hurdles do they face?
»» What opportunities exist to increase the immunization rate?
»» How can organizations work together?
»» Where should we be in 5/10 years?
Additional insights from you and other Town Hall participants are encouraged.
Can’t make it? Click the banner below to view the live stream of the Immunization Town Hall. It will also be posted on social media with the hashtag #vaccinateSWVA. Carilion Clinic will provide a summary document following the event.
Carilion Clinic and Warm Hearth Village in Blacksburg are providing a series of health topics for seniors throughout the New River Valley. They will be at 3 p.m., on the last Tuesday of July and August, at Warm Hearth Village.
Registration is required by the Friday prior to each event as space is limited. For registration or information call Carilion Clinic at 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.
July 28: An Apple A Day
Learn how to eat for energy and to reduce your risk of cancer.
August 26: Re-scheduled from May 27, 2015 at 4:00 pm (Note the time change) - The Web and your Health: Health Websites you can trust and which ones to avoid
Eating on the Run? Find yourself wishing you had more time to prepare healthy meals? Always on the go? Since the invention of diet food our society has been gaining even more weight! This presentation will arm you with knowledge and leave you with tips for eating healthy while on the run!
Carilion Clinic and Warm Hearth Village are partnering to provide a series of relevant educational programs for seniors from throughout the New River Valley. They are the last Tuesday of each month at 3:00 pm at the Village Center at Warm Hearth Village.
Registration is required by Friday prior to each event as space is limited. For registration or information, call Carilion Clinic at 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.
For April's series the title is "Now Hear This", Advancements in treatments for hearing impairment.