2008-10-09 / Community Bulletin Board

HEALTH

Diabetes Walk The first annual Multi-County Diabetes Walk will be held October 11, 2008. Registration will be at 11:00 a.m., with the walk starting at noon. The event will be held at McConnellsburg school track. Proceeds raised for the event will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and American Diabetes Association. More information may be obtained by calling Linda Thomas at 814-259-3737 or at thomas@pa.net.

Blood Drive An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Wednesday, October 8, at McConnellsburg American Legion, 411 Fifth Ave., Mc- Connellsburg, from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Tops Meeting TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m. at Bedford-Fulton Head Start building. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-4467 or 717-485-3874.

Medication Consultation Program "Pack Your Bag," a free medication consultation program by CVS Pharmacy, will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center October 28 at 10:30 a.m. A local CVS pharmacist will be on hand to provide information on how to reduce risks associated with inappropriate medication use and an opportunity to ask questions about their prescription and nonprescription medications. To participate in a 15-minute one-on-one consultation, call the center at 294-6020 to reserve time and receive a free bag for medications.

Immunization Clinic Immunization clinic is held at the State Health Center in McConnellsburg on Thursdays. Call 485-5137 for information and appointment.

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