Nash Health Care maintains an active schedule of educational classes and seminars across a wide range of topics designed to assist the community in making positive health choices. To learn more about any event listed here please call the number listed with that event, call 888-627-6274 or click on the contact us tab and submit the request form.
Nash Health Care will present its second annual breast cancer education seminar, “Breast Cancer Survivorship and Awareness Program: Mothers and Daughters, Sister to Sister," on Saturday, September 20 from 8:30 a.m.to 2: 45 p.m.at the Gateway Convention Center in Rocky Mount. The program will feature physicians, nurses, and health care professionals, who will speak on topics ranging from the emotional impact of breast cancer to updates in the latest screening and detection technology. The cost of the program includes brunch and is $10 per person or $15 for two. There are only 150 seats available. To attend, please send your payment to: ATTN: Delphine Wiggins, Nash Cancer Treatment Center, 2460 Curtis Ellis Drive, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. Please make checks payable to Nash Hospitals, Inc. Those interested may also sign-up online and pay by a credit card by going to http://tinyurl.com/kx59sso. For more information, please call Delphine Wiggins at 252-962-8908.
“Substance Abuse and the Family” a FREE community educational program led by Gina Franklin, MSW, a licensed clinical addiction specialist with Coastal Plain Hospital, willbe held on Sept. 16 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. in the Nash General Hospital auditorium. for more information or to reserve a space, please call 962-8891.
Breastfeeding classes, taught by an internationally board-certified lactation consultant, are offered at Nash Health Care on the third Thursday of every month from 6 to 8 p.m. For information and to register, call Kim Joyner, RN, at 962-8631.
The Nash Breast Care Center now offers late afternoon appointments for your convenience. Late afternoon appointments for screening mammograms are available from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every other Thursday. For information, call 252-962-6110.
Free Surgical Weight Loss Education Classes are offered to those interested in weight loss surgery and is your first step for entry into our program. Classes will be held on the following dates: Sept. 9 and Sept.23. For information and to register, call the Nash Surgical Weight Loss Center at 252-962-6503 for details.
Cardiopulmonary Connections will present a program on "Fall Prevention" as a part of its Lunch and Learn series on Sept. 9 from 11:30a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rocky Mount Senior Center. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. and will be followed by the presentation. To register for the event contact the
Rocky Mount Senior Center at 972-1152.
The Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Outpatient Program (CROP) is a state - regulated, medically supervised and EKG-monitored program designed for individuals with cardiovascular and pulmonary-related complications. The primary goal of these services is to maximize recovery potential and maintain or increase quality of life. Examples of patients enrolled in the program include (but are not limited to):
For information call 962-3468. Located at the Community Medical Plaza on Noell Lane, Rocky Mount.
NEW MEETING TIME! The Diabetes Support Group will meet at its new time- from 6 to 7 p.m. on August 19 in conference room 2 at Nash General Hospital. For information, call 962-8854.
BRAS (Breast Recovery and Support)
A support group for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients Meets the first Tuesday of each month. The next meeting will be August 5 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mayo Surgery Pavilion and will feature a program by Dr. Michael Roth, pathologist. For information, call 962-6100.
The Nash Cancer Treatment Center offers a wide variety of educational materials and videos, as well as information on support groups and community educational programs. For information, call 962-8967.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets Fridays and Sundays at 6 p.m. at Coastal Plain Hospital. Call 962-5000 for more information.
Meets Saturdays at 6 p.m. at Coastal Plain Hospital. For more information, call 962-5000.
Ostomy Support Group
A support group for ostomy patients and their families. For more information, call 962-8000.
The Emily Ellis Brain Injury and Stroke Support Group
A support group for stroke survivors and their families meets at the Bryant T. Aldridge Rehabilitation Center. Call 962-3711 for more information.