Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for April 2008

04-04-2008
Tuesday, April 1
Free Hypertension Clinic & Health Education
Rite-Aid, Selbyville; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Happy Harry’s, Clarksville; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Yoga
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.
All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $72 for eight weeks; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Smoking Cessation Program
Berlin Health Center, Healthway Drive across from AGH; 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings beginning April 1.For more information, call 410-632-0056 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Wednesday, April 2
Diabetes Support Group
Ocean Pines Library; 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Coastal Drug Center’s Steve Marcalus, RPh. and Suzanne Bristow-Marcalus, RPh. will speak about diabetes medications. For more information, contact Darby Schaub, AGH diabetes education coordinator, at 410-641-9703.

Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education
Rite-Aid, Berlin; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Rite-Aid, Ocean Pines; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Smoking Cessation Program
Berlin Health Center, Healthway Drive across from AGH; 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings beginning April 1.For more information, call 410-632-0056 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Monday, April 7
T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169
Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Take off Pounds Sensibly is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. They meet weekly. For more information contact Edna Berkey at 410-629-1006.

Diabetes Support Group
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Berlin; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
For more information, contact Darby at 410-641-9703.

Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education
Apple Discount Drugs, Berlin; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Happy Harry’s, Ocean Pines; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Tuesday, April 8
Yoga
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.
All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $72 for eight weeks; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Smoking Cessation Program
Berlin Health Center, Healthway Drive across from AGH; 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings beginning April 1.For more information, call 410-632-0056 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Thursday, April 10
Celiac Support Group
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #2; 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Support group for those with Celiac Disease and their friends and family. For more information, please contact Betty Bellarin at 410-603-0210.

Smoking Cessation Program
Berlin Health Center, Healthway Drive across from AGH; 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings beginning April 1.For more information, call 410-632-0056 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Friday, April 11
James G. Barrett Medical Office Building Grand Opening
James G. Barrett Medical Office Building, Berlin; 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Building dedication and recognition of the late James G. Barrett, as well as tours of the medical office suites, free screenings, children’s activities and refreshments courtesy of Panera Bread. For more information, visit www.atlanticgeneral.org.

Monday, April 14
T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169
Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Take off Pounds Sensibly is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. They meet weekly. For more information contact Edna Berkey at 410-629-1006.

Tuesday, April 15
Yoga
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.
All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $72 for eight weeks; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education
Rite Aid, Pocomoke; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Coastal Drug Center, Berlin; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Smoking Cessation Program
Berlin Health Center, Healthway Drive across from AGH; 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings beginning April 1.For more information, call 410-632-0056 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Wednesday, April 16
Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education
Happy Harry’s, Bethany Beach; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Happy Harry’s, Fenwick Island; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

AARP Health Fair
Ocean City Convention Center; 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Many health screening and information from area providers. Sponsored by the local AARP Chapter, town of Ocean City, and Atlantic General Hospital. For more information, contact Dawn at 410-641-9268.

Thursday, April 17
Smoking Cessation Program
Berlin Health Center, Healthway Drive across from AGH; 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings beginning April 1.For more information, call 410-632-0056 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Monday, April 21
T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169
Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Take off Pounds Sensibly is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. They meet weekly. For more information contact Edna Berkey at 410-629-1006.

Tuesday, April 22
Yoga
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.
All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $72 for eight weeks; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Smoking Cessation Program
Berlin Health Center, Healthway Drive across from AGH; 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings beginning April 1.For more information, call 410-632-0056 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Thursday, April 24
Smoking Cessation Program
Berlin Health Center, Healthway Drive across from AGH; 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings beginning April 1.For more information, call 410-632-0056 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Monday, April 28
T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169
Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Take off Pounds Sensibly is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. They meet weekly. For more information contact Edna Berkey at 410-629-1006.

MRSA Awareness Forum
Ocean Pines Library; 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Atlantic General Hospital will host a community discussion of MRSA with a panel of hospital and community health experts. Space is limited. Please RSVP to 410.641.9358 to attend.

Tuesday, April 29
Yoga
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.
All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $72 for eight weeks; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Smoking Cessation Program
Berlin Health Center, Healthway Drive across from AGH; 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings beginning April 1.For more information, call 410-632-0056 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
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