Health Calendar

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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 newsroom@augustachronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

SPECIALS

mcg ob tour: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, Medical College of Georgia Hospital, seventh floor west, Labor and Delivery, 1120 15th St.; free tour guides expectant parents through mother and baby units; registration required; Carla Allen (706) 721-5502

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: Tours of mother/baby wing; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road; by appointment; (706) 481-7727

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

LOOK GOOD ... FEEL BETTER: 5-7 P.M. THIRD MONDAYS, AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, 2607 COMMONS BLVD.; HELPS WOMEN CANCER PATIENTS MAINTAIN APPEARANCE AND SELF-IMAGE DURING TREATMENT; MAKEUP KIT FOR EACH PARTICIPANT; FREE; REGISTRATION REQUIRED; (706) 731-9900

take off pounds sensibly chapter GA 110: 5:15-6:15 p.m. social and private weigh-in, 6:30-7:30 p.m. meeting and motivation, Mondays, St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Fellowship Hall, 2321 Lumpkin Road; nonprofit weight loss support group; Joy Southern, (706) 737-1120, www.tops.org

CLASSES

american sign language-plus training: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Medical College of Georgia Children's Medical Center, first floor, conference room, 1446 Harper St.; $55; (706) 721-6929

ARTHRITIS AQUATICS: 9-9:45 a.m., 10-10:45 a.m. and 12:15-1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital Outpatient Building, 1355 Independence Drive; $37.50 per month; (706) 823-5294

BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR EXERCISE: 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital, 1355 Independence Drive; (706) 823-5294

BREAST SELF-EXAM CLASSES: 4 p.m. second Mondays, University Hospital Breast Health Center, Professional Center 2, Suite 205, 818 St. Sebastian Way; free; registration required; (706) 774-4141


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