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Washington Hospital's Winter/Spring 2013 Catalog Now Available

January 15, 2013

Health and Wellness Catalog Lists a Variety of Free Classes and Screenings

Washington Hospital's latest biannual Health & Wellness Catalog is now available. The free catalog is a great tool for navigating the large amount of useful classes and programs offered by your local community hospital. The Health & Wellness catalog includes a six month wall calendar for easy reference.

The Health & Wellness Catalog contains a complete list of upcoming classes from January through June 2013. The catalog also serves as a helpful resource for taking full advantage of your community hospital's other community services and top-notch medical programs.

Inside the new catalog you will find:
* A list of free community classes and seminars
* A complete list of Women's Health classes and programs offered through the Washington Women's Center
* Community services, such as the Washington Community Health Resource Library and Washington on Wheels (W.O.W) Mobile Health Clinic
* Health & Wellness education classes focusing on nutrition counseling, diabetes self management, stroke education and cardiac rehabilitation
* Maternal health classes, including breastfeeding support services, parent preparation, prenatal classes and an Infant/Child CPR course for family and friends
* Information about Upcoming Health Screenings: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening (January 26) Foot (Wound) Screening (February 23) and Stroke Awareness Day & Free Screening (March 23)
* Free community health screenings, including blood pressure screening, osteoporosis screening at the Washington Community Health Resource Library
* Support groups for those living with different conditions and illnesses, such as Breast cancer, Parkinson's disease and suffering the loss of a loved one
* Directory of services, complete with program descriptions and phone numbers
* Map and Directions to Washington Hospital, Washington Urgent Care and Washington West, which houses our Gamma Knife Center, Lymphedema Clinic, Conrad E. Anderson, M.D. Auditoriums, Washington Women's Center and Outpatient Imaging Center

The free Health & Wellness classes and screenings are conducted by the physicians and caregivers of Washington Hospital. Classes are held at the Conrad E. Anderson, M.D. Auditorium, 2500 Mowry Ave., (Washington West building) located across the street from the main hospital.

Featured in the current catalog is a section highlighting the Washington Hospital Sports Medicine Program and their partnership with three local high schools to serve the needs of student athletes. The program will conducting sports physicals for students on Saturday, January 26 Visit www.whhs.com/services/sports for more information.

The winter/spring portion of the year offers a variety of classes - from learning more about treating varicose veins to new surgical techniques for knee pain. The award winning Washington Hospital Stroke Program offers a monthly stroke education class on the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. and the Washington Outpatient Diabetes Center offers a monthly Diabetes Matters education class the first Thursday of each month. Both classes take place at 2500 Mowry Avenue (Washington West) in Fremont.

For a healthier tomorrow for you and your family, call Washington Hospital's Health Connection line at (800) 963-7070 to have a free copy of the new Health & Wellness Catalog mailed to your home. You can also download a pdf of the catalog at www.whhs.com.

Register for Classes Online

Washington Hospital's website offers many tools to help you make smart health care decisions quickly and easily. The website offers a safe and secure online class registration system that allows you to browse and sign up for Washington Hospital's classes and health screenings. Registration for classes is easy. Visit www.whhs.com/event/class-registration
Upcoming Health & Wellness Classes

Class Registration is available online at www.whhs.com. All the classes listed below will take place at the Conrad E. Anderson, M.D. Auditorium, 2500 Mowry Avenue (Washington West) in Fremont.

Not a Superficial Problem: Varicose Veins and Chronic Venous Disease
When/Time: Tuesday, January 29, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Conrad E. Anderson, M.D. Auditorium (Rooms A & B)

Keeping Your Heart on the Right Beat
When/Time: Tuesday, February 19, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Conrad E. Anderson, M.D. Auditorium (Rooms A & B)

The Benefits of Kidney Transplant

When/Time: Tuesday, February 26, 1 to 3 p.m.
Location: Conrad E. Anderson, M.D. Auditorium (Rooms A & B)

Medicare: Are You Turning 65?

When/Time: Wednesday, March 6, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Conrad E. Anderson, M.D. Auditorium (Rooms A & B)

Health and Wellness Catalog