Tobacco Cessation Class
Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. and cigarette smoke can harm nearly every organ and organ system in the body.
If you are thinking about quitting and need some extra help, be sure to attend this free seminar.
Tobacco Treatment Specialist Kelly Barnhardt, RN, will offer proven methods on how to kick the habit. The class will provide:
- Information packet and tool kit
- Information about the consequences of tobacco use
- Strategies for coping with withdrawal symptoms
- How to identify triggers
- Barriers to success
- Information on pharmacotherapy
- Scheduling of private consultation
WHEN: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital basement classrooms.
Enter through the north surgical entrance off Lawndale Street and take the elevator to the basement.
Snacks and light refreshments will be provided.
Call 231.845.2222 or register online for this free informational event.
Health Fair and Open Enrollment Event
Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital's Win with Wellness program is hosting a health fair and open enrollment event on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 7 a.m. to noon in the hospital's main lobby.
The health fair features free biometric screenings to measure the key health indicators that are closely tied to chronic disease:
- Body Mass Index (BMI)
- Cholesterol Levels (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, ratio & triglycerides)
- Glucose Level
- Blood Pressure
12-hour fasting is required for the health screenings. Results of the health screenings will be immediately available. No appointments are required as walk-ins are accepted.
Free consultations with a physician assistant, nutrition counseling with a registered dietitian, information on smoking cessation and details about Spectrum Health's MedNow telehealth program will also be available.