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Hernando County health and support for week of June 23

Health Fair Cholesterol and Diabetes Screenings at Winn Dixie pharmacies: Free screenings will be offered at the following Winn Dixie stores. No appointments needed. For information, call toll-free 1-800-713-3301.

• 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at 11092 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill.

• 1 to 6 p.m. June 30, 31100 Cortez Blvd., east of Brooksville (across from Ridge Manor West).

National Alliance on Mental Illness/NAMI Hernando: NAMI Hernando offers the following at the Beautiful Mind Outreach Center, 10554 Spring Hill Drive (Brothers I and II Plaza), Spring Hill:

• Family support groups, 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays. This group is for families to meet and talk with others who understand adult mental illness.

• Consumer support groups, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays. The group is for adults who have been diagnosed with a mental illness who are interested in speaking with others who share similar problems.

Call the Beautiful Mind at (352) 684-0004. Web:


Horizon Heart Smart Support Group: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Brooksville Enrichment Center of the Medical Arts Building at Brooksville Regional Hospital, Suite 120, 17222 Hospital Blvd. Light refreshments served. There is no cost to attend. Sponsored by Horizon Homecare. RSVP to Velvet Baxley, (352) 684-3550.

Spring Hill

Neuropathy seminar at Martinez Chiropractic: 2 p.m. today, 10520 Spring Hill Drive. "Understanding Neuropathy" will be presented by Dr. Robert Martinez. Topics include the seven signs of neuropathy, what it is and who gets it, how it affects a person, and available treatments. Free, but seating is limited and reservations required. RSVP to Kelly, (352) 686-1686.

PFLAG Hernando: 7 p.m. Monday, Spring Hill United Church of Christ (Fellowship Hall), 4244 Mariner Blvd. PFLAG is a support group for family members and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, as well as those facing identity issues. PFLAG is a national organization. Visit websites and as well as on Facebook (pflaghernando). (352) 597-4041.

Send information for the Health and Support column to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613; fax to (352) 754-6133; or e-mail Deadline for this news is two weeks before event or reservation deadline. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket price (if applicable) or contact person and phone number are missing. For information, call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Hernando County health and support for week of June 23 06/22/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 3:34pm]
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