UM BWMC Calendar

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Wednesday, February 12

8:30am-noon: Free blood pressure screenings at Harundale Presbyterian Church. No registration needed. (Eastway and Guilford Road, Glen Burnie).

6:00pm-8:00pm: Bariatric and surgical weight loss management seminar offered by the University of Maryland Center for Weight Management and Wellness. Registration is required by calling 1-800-492-5538. (Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center, 301 Hospital Drive, third floor).

6:00pm-7:00pm: Opioid Overdose Response Program meets. Free classes help the community learn the signs and symptoms of an opiate overdose along with how to safely administer naloxone (Narcan), the FDA-approved emergency treatment nasal spray. Preregistration is required as space is limited. For more information or to register, call 410-787-4490. Also meets Saturday, February 22, from 10:00am to 11:00am. (BW Health Services, 7556 Teague Road, Suite 440, in Hanover).

6:30pm-8:00pm: Mental Health Support Group. Community members and families discuss helpful information on psychiatric issues. No registration needed. For more information, call 410-553-8070. (Room A of the Partial Hospitalization Program/PHP, 301 Hospital Drive, second floor).

Thursday, February 13

1:30pm-2:30pm: Preventing Diabetes Class. A diabetes educator discusses factors leading to diabetes and lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes and improve overall health. To register for this free class or for more information, call 410-787-4940. (Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at UM BWMC, 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 223).

Wednesday, February 19

5:30pm-6:30pm: Diabetes Support Group meets to discuss current issues regarding diabetes management. (Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at UM BWMC, 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 223). Reservations are not requested. For more information, call 410-787-4940.

Thursday, February 21

5:30pm-8:00pm: UM BWMC offers a free CPR Anytime community class at 301 Hospital Drive in the Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center, 301 Hospital Drive, third floor. Learn basic CPR, AED skills and choking relief. Infant skills class is offered at 5:30pm, followed by adult skills at 7:00pm. Preregistration is requested by calling 410-553-8103.

Saturday, February 22

10:00am-1:00pm: Heartbeat for Health at Northeast High School (*new location*). This free event will feature exercise and dance demonstrations, health screenings, education and lunch. Learn simple ways to stay healthy and get motivated for the year ahead. Reservations are not requested. For more information, call 410-553-8103. (1121 Duvall Highway, Pasadena).

Tuesday, February 25

7:00pm-8:30pm: Smoking Cessation. A seven-week class for those wanting to quit smoking. (Radiology conference room, lower level, 301 Hospital Drive). Class size is limited to 14 and participants will be registered on a first come, first serve basis. To register, call 410-553-8103.

Wednesday, February 26

8:30am-noon: Free blood pressure screenings at Harundale Presbyterian Church. No registration needed. (Eastway and Guilford Road, Glen Burnie).

Friday, February 28

7:00am-12:30pm: American Red Cross blood drive sponsored by UM BWMC. To schedule an appointment to make a life-saving donation, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or UM BWMC’s community outreach department at 410-553-8103. (Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center, 301 Hospital Drive, third floor).

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