Health calendar

The Health Calendar is a listing of support groups, activities and lectures. Send information to Health Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send information by fax to (706) 722-7403 and send e-mail to Please include a contact name and phone number.



DOCTORS HOSPITAL NEW TOWER EXPANSION RIBBON CUTTING AND TOURS: Today, Doctors Hospital, 3651 Wheeler Road; 2-3 p.m. ribbon cutting and refreshments; 3-6 p.m. tours; (706) 651-4343

FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS AT WALGREENS STORES: Noon to 6 p.m. Friday, July 31, 3204 Peach Orchard Road, (706) 796-7240; Aug. 1, 3900 Washington Road, (706) 868-8084

ADAPTIVE GOLF CLINIC: 10 a.m. to noon, second Tuesdays, The First Tee of Augusta, 3165 Damascus Road; clinic provides people ages 15 and up who have disabilities with the opportunity to play golf using adaptive equipment; Vicki Greene (706) 823-8584,

CHILD SAFETY SEAT INSPECTION: First Fridays, Medical College of Georgia Annex II, 15th Street; how to use a car seat; free; (706) 721-7606

FAMILY FOCUSED CHILDBIRTH TOURS: 2-3 p.m. first Mondays, 12:30-1:30 p.m. first Saturdays, Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road; tours of mother/baby wing; (706) 481-7727

HOME CARE ASSESSMENT: In-home clinical care or personal aides provided by University Home Health Services; free; (706) 774-4160



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