Winona Health in Winona, Minnesota has a plethora of events scheduled for the coming month of October. Here's just a sampling:
• Watkins Manor Assisted Living Free Music Mondays
Monday October 3 (2011)
Time: 1 to 4 p.m.
Location: Watkins Manor Great Hall, 175 E. Wabasha St., Winona (music starts at 2:30). Tours available of Watkins Manor assisted living before and after.
• All About Baby
Tuesday, October 4
Time: 12 to 1:30 pm
Location: Winona Health Center for Women’s Health, 3rd floor Winona Clinic, 859 Mankato Avenue. It's a weekly drop-in group for parents to weigh their baby, ask questions and meet other parents. New parents and expecting parents are welcome too (457-7701).
Diabetes Prevention Program
Tuesday October 4
Time: 6:30 to 7:30 pm
Location: Winona Clinic, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 859 Mankato Avenue., Winona
Small Steps, Big Rewards. Your Game Plan for managing health risks to prevent
Type 2 Diabetes. Series of four classes on Tuesday evenings.
Cost: $50 (457-7670)
Lake Winona Manor Fall Fireworks
Tuesday October 4
Time: 7 to 8 p.m.
Location: Winona Health campus, 855 Mankato Avenue in Winona, Lake Winona Manor, North parking lot overlooking lake. Fireworks for Lake Winona Manor residents and their families. All are welcome.
Free Depression Screening
Thursday Oct 6
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Winona Health campus, Parkview Office Building 2nd floor, Suite 200, 825 Mankato Venue in Winona.
Winona Health’s Psychiatric and Counseling Services staff is providing free, confidential depression screening. Common symptoms of depression include: A persistent feeling of sadness; loss of pleasure in usually enjoyable activities; feelings of hopelessness, helplessness and worthlessness; changes in sleep patterns and appetite; loss of energy; restlessness; thoughts of death or suicide. No appointment is necessary for this free and confidential screening. The screening will take approximately 30 minutes. For more information, contact Psychiatric & Counseling Services (454-2606).
(Source: Winona Health)
Pulse on Health
By Jeff Hansel, member Association of Health Care Journalists
Health Reporter for the PostBulletin.com, 18 1st Ave. S.E. in Rochester, Minnesota 55904
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