UM BWMC Calendar Of Events

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Wednesday, February 6

Cancer Survivorship Support Group – Meets from 5:00pm to 6:30pm. This free, self-care skills class and group discussion offers information and support for cancer patients and survivors. In addition to networking and peer support, the group will discuss timely topics related to treatment and care. For any type of cancer. No registration needed. For more information, call 410-553-8179. (Tate Cancer Center, first-floor conference room, 305 Hospital Drive).

Wednesday, February 13

Free Blood Pressure Screenings – From 8:30am to noon at Harundale Presbyterian Church. No registration needed. (Eastway and Guilford Road, Glen Burnie).

Lactation Support Group – Meets from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. Open to all breastfeeding mothers and their children. No registration needed. For more information, call 410-595-1782. (301 Hospital Drive, 3 South classroom).

Mental Health Support Group – Meets from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. Community members and families discuss helpful information on psychiatric issues. No registration needed. For more information, call 410-553-8070. (Room A of the Partial Hospitalization Program, 301 Hospital Drive, second floor).

Thursday, February 14

Preventing Diabetes Class – From 1:30pm to 2:30pm. A diabetes educator discusses factors leading to diabetes and lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes and improve overall health. To register for this free class or for more information, call 410-787-4940. (Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at UM BWMC, 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 223).

Monday, February 16

Opioid Overdose Response Program – Meets from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Free classes help the community learn the signs and symptoms of an opiate overdose along with how to safely administer naloxone (Narcan), the FDA-approved emergency treatment nasal spray, and Family and Friends CPR to provide aid in sudden cardiac arrest. Preregistration is required as space is limited. For more information or to register, call 410-787-4490. Also meets Monday, February 18, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. (BW Health Services, 7556 Teague Road, Suite 440, Hanover, MD 21076).

Wednesday, February 20

Diabetes Support Group meets from 5:30pm to 6:30pm to discuss current issues regarding diabetes management. (Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at UM BWMC, 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 223). Reservations are not requested. For more information, call 410-787-4940.

Thursday, February 21

UM BWMC offers a free CPR Anytime community class at 301 Hospital Drive in the Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center, 301 Hospital Drive, third floor. Learn basic CPR, AED skills and choking relief. Adult skills class is offered at 5:30pm, followed by infant skills at 7:00pm. Preregistration is requested by calling 410-553-8103.

Saturday, February 23

Heartbeat for Health at the Y in Arnold from 10:00am to 1:00pm. This free event will feature health screenings and educational presentations. Participants will also have a chance to view demonstrations by area dance studios and learn various dance styles. Reservations are not requested. For more information, call 410-553-8103.

Tuesday, February 26

Smoking Cessation from 7:00pm to 8:30pm. A seven-week class for those wanting to quit smoking. (Radiology Conference Room, Lower Level, 301 Hospital Drive). Class size is limited to 14 and participants will be registered on a first come, first serve basis. Session ends on April 9. To register, call 410-553-8103.

Wednesday, February 27

Free Blood Pressure Screenings – From 8:30am to noon at Harundale Presbyterian Church. No registration needed. (Eastway and Guilford Road, Glen Burnie).

Lactation Support Group – Meets from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. Open to all breastfeeding mothers and their children. No registration needed. For more information, call 410-595-1782. (301 Hospital Drive, 3 South classroom).

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