Health calendar for July 6 | Healthadmin
Beginner Yoga is offered at 9:30 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. Tuesdays at the Yoga Center in Tupelo. All classes are based on donation. Pay what you can afford to pay. Call (662) 372-3233.
Gentle Yoga is offered at 10 a.m. Fridays at the Tupelo Aquatic Center in Tupelo. Bring a mat. All classes are based on donation. Pay what you can afford to pay. Call (662) 840-3768.
T’ai Chi Chih is offered at 9 a.m. Saturdays at Lee Acres Park in Tupelo. Described as a moving meditation, the series of 19 movements improves balance, physical fitness, flexibility and stamina. Free. Call (662) 231-5519.
Zumba is offered at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at the Saltillo Community Center. Instructor is Jennifer McGill. Cost is $3 a class.
Hip Hoppers, a program for preschoolers with their grown-ups, is offered at 10 a.m. two Mondays a month at HealthWorks! Children’s Health Education Center in Tupelo. Cost is $5 for general admission/free to members and children under 2. Upcoming dates are July 9 and 23. Call (662) 377-5437 or visit healthworkskidsms.org for information.
Fun and Fit Fridays will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Fridays in July at HealthWorks! Children’s Health Education Center in Tupelo. Families can enjoy activities, crafts and playtime together. Regular admission, $5 per person, kids under 2 and members free. No program July 6. Call (662) 377-5437 or visit healthworkskidsms.org.
HealthWorks! day camps for ages 5 to 12 will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon between July 10 and 26 at the children’s health education center in Tupelo. The cost is $25; $20 for members. Discount for siblings. Stay and Play option available. Call (662) 377-5437 or visit healthworkskidsms.org.
Kids Night will be offered 5:30-8:30 p.m. July 13 for ages 4 to 10 at HealthWorks! Children’s Health Education Center in Tupelo. Dinner provided. The cost is $15 for those who registered before noon July 13; $22 after noon. Call (662) 377-5437 to register.
Safe Sitter will be offered 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 1 at HealthWorks! Children’s Health Education Center in Tupelo. The program teaches safe babysitting techniques to youth 11 and older. Includes life saving sills, safety and security and child development. Cost is $35 and includes course materials. Students should bring their own lunch. Call (662) 377-5437 to register.
Antone Tannehill Good Samaritan Free Clinic is open to working or temporarily unemployed Lee County residents who meet income guidelines and are not eligible for government programs. Clinics are offered Tuesday and Thursday evenings and every other Wednesday. Call (662) 844-3733.
CATCH Kids offers school-based and community clinics where children 18 and under can be seen free of charge in Lee, Chickasaw and Pontotoc counties. Medications are provided without cost to patients through arrangements with local pharmacies. Call (662) 377-2194. Community clinics are offered 5 to 7 p.m. on Mondays at 1616 N. Green St. in Tupelo, and at 329 W. Oxford Street, Pontotoc; on Tuesdays at Haven Acres Community Center in Tupelo; and Thursdays at 1616 N. Green St., Tupelo and back of Excel building on Baskin Street, Okolona.
Oxford Medical Ministries provides free health care to workers living in Lafayette and Yalobusha counties who can’t afford or don’t have access to health insurance or public assistance. Call (662) 234-1374.
Patmos Medical Clinic will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. July 9 at Life Spring Ministries building, 1120 A Ave., Amory. Open to anyone without public or private health insurance. The next clinic will be from 1 to 5 p.m. July 23. Call (662) 315-9136.
Living Healthy Free Clinic will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. July 11 at its 2668 S. Harper Rd. building in Corinth. Open to anyone without public or private health insurance. The next clinic will be 1 to 5 p.m. July 28. Call (662) 415-9446 for information or to volunteer.
Agape Health Services will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 14 at its 505 North St., New Albany, clinic. Open to those without insurance. The next clinic will be Aug. 11. More information is available at www.agapehs.org.
Tree of Life Free Clinic will be open at 8:30 a.m. July 21 at its 541 W. Main St. building in Tupelo. Open to anyone without public or private health insurance. Basic dental care – extractions only – identified through the regular medical clinic. The next clinic will begin at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 1. Call (662) 841-8777.
Infant CPR classes are offered at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at North Mississippi Medical Center Women’s Hospital in Tupelo. Call (662) 377-4934 or (800) 843-3375.
Family Resource Center of Northeast Mississippi offers weekly classes on parenting, child development and healthy relationships weekly at the Tupelo center on Magazine Street. Free. Call (662) 844-0013. Classes are offered monthly in Corinth, Aberdeen, Pittsboro, Fulton, Iuka, Amory, Pontotoc, Booneville, Ripley, West Point, Starkville and New Albany.
Northeast Mississippi Birthing Project offers support for pregnant women through volunteer mentors, pregnancy and life-management classes and community health workers. Free breastfeeding class is offered at 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month. Free early pregnancy class is offered at 10 a.m. the fourth Thursday of the month. Call (662) 269-3123 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stork Support prepared childbirth classes are offered at 6 p.m. most Mondays at OCH educational facility in Starkville. The series of four weekly classes cover prenatal care, relaxation techniques, labor and delivery, infant care. Cost is $70. Visit och.org/special-beginnings or call (662) 615-3364.
Breastfeeding class will be offered for expectant mothers from 6 to 9 p.m. July 19 at NMMC Women’s Hospital in Tupelo. Part of the Wonderful Beginnings series. Call (662) 377-4956 or (800) 843-3375.
Sibling class to prepare children ages 3 through 9 for the arrival of a new baby will be from 10 to 11 a.m. July 21 at NMMC Women’s Hospital in Tupelo. Call (662) 377-4956 of (800) 843-3375.
Grandparenting class to discuss the unique role of grandparents of a newborn will be 1 to 3 p.m. July 21 at NMMC Women’s Hospital in Tupelo. Call (662) 377-4956 or (800) 843-3375.
Preparation for Cesarean Birth class, designed to prepare parents for a planned or repeat Cesarean delivery, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at NMMC Women’s Hospital in Tupelo. Free. Call (662) 377-4956 or (800) 843-3375.
Figuring Out Food Labels nutrition class will be offered at 12:30 p.m. July 11 and at 5:30 p.m. July 26 in the classroom at NMMC Wellness Center in Tupelo. Open to the public. Free to NMHS health plan members, $10 for public; $5 for individuals 60 and older. Call (662) 377-7803.
Pedaling for Hope on the Tanglefoot Trail will begin 8 a.m. Aug. 18 at the trailhead in New Albany at 100 East Bankhead. Registration starts at 7 a.m. Three distances: 25 miles, 50 miles and 100 km. Benefits the Regional Rehabilitation Center and New Albany Main Street Association. Register at racesonline.com. Call (662) 842-1891 or (662) 534-3438 for info.