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Community Health Education can give you the needed information to promote health and wellness and to cope with chronic disease. Graham Hospital provides free community education to area service groups, clubs, schools, health fairs, senior events, and other groups who would like to share health information with their members or community. Many classes and programs are offered throughout the year to prepare, educate, and guide individuals into healthy lifestyle choices.
With ever-changing health care trends and information, you can rely on Graham Hospital professionals and medical staff to be your resource for up-to-date health information.
Pediatric Basic Life:
This course includes infant (0-12 months) and child (1-8 years) CPR module and obstructive airway. Also included is child safety information. Cost is $15 per person. Call 647-4174 for more information.
This five session class is available to any individual expecting a child and provides information on the birth process, breathing exercises, and physical conditioning. Cost is $35.00 per couple. You need not be delivering at Graham Hospital to attend these classes. Call 647- 4174 for more information.
Diabetes Education and Support:
Graham Hospital offers one-on-one outpatient diet counseling for individuals with diabetes and their family members. The information is provided by qualified professionals, and cover topics such as understanding diabetes, self-monitoring, and healthy eating habits. Call (309) 647-5240 ext. 2372 for more information.
Adult Basic Life Support:
This class includes a Heartsaver lecture, adult single rescuer CPR, and the adult obstructive airway module. Cost is $15 per person. Call 647-4174 for more information.
Freedom From Smoking:
This smoking cessation class is a seven week class taught by leaders trained and certified by the American Lung Association. Concrete tools for quitting smoking are incorporated into your plan to stop and how to stay smoke free is reinforced. Call 647-4087 for more information.