Health calendar for Nov. 9 | 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 Oct. 29, Nov. 12 and 26 and Dec. 10. Call (662) 377-5437 or visit healthworkskidsms.org for information.
Health and PE classes for home-schooled students are offered twice a month at HealthWorks! Children’s Health Education Center in Tupelo. Open to grades kindergarten through eighth grade, the program runs from 10 a.m. to noon on two Mondays. Dates for the fall semester are Oct. 29, Nov. 12 and 26 and Dec. 10. Cost is $12 per week or $96 per semester. Discounts for HealthWorks! members. Visit healthworkskidsms.org or call (662) 377-5437.
Kids Night will be offered 5:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 9 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 Nov. 9; $22 after noon. Call (662) 377-5437 to register.
Safe Sitter babysitting class will be offered 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 19 at HealthWorks! Children’s Health Education Center in Tupelo. The class teaches life skills, safety skills and child care training. It is open to ages 11 and older. Cost is $35; students should bring their own lunches. Registration forms must be completed by Nov. 12. Call (662) 377-5437 or visit healthworkskidsnms.org/safe-sitter/ for more information.
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.
Agape Health Services will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 at its 505 North St., New Albany, clinic. Open to those without insurance. The next clinic will be Dec. 8. More information is available at www.agapehs.org.
Patmos Medical Clinic will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 12 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. Nov. 26. Call (662) 315-9136.
Living Healthy Free Clinic will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 14 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. Nov. 24. Call (662) 415-9446 for information or to volunteer.
Tree of Life Free Clinic will be open at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 17 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. Dec. 5 . 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. Nov. 15 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. Nov. 17 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. Nov. 17 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. Dec. 6 at NMMC Women’s Hospital in Tupelo. Free. Call (662) 377-4956 or (800) 843-3375.
Carbs: What’s to Fear nutrition class will be offered at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 14 and at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 29 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.
Tanglefoot Trot benefiting CATCH Kids will begin at 9 a.m. Nov. 10 at the downtown Pontotoc gateway for the Tanglefoot Trail. Distances include 5k, 10k and 1 mile fun run. Onsite registration starts at 7:30 a.m. Onsite registration is $25 for adults and $12 for 12 and under. More information at racesonline.com.