Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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Hernando health and support notes for Feb. 26

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'Affordable Care Act and You' program: 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Certified assistant counselors will be available to explain eligibility requirements, outline the different plans available and assist with signing up. Provided by the Hernando County Public Library System and the Nature Coast Community Health Center. Appointments are recommended. (352) 540-6842.

Cancer Support Group: 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partner's Club, 11375 Cortez Blvd. Alan Shuckman, (352) 597-6095.

Hernando County Ostomy Association: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Spring Hill Enrichment Center, Bayfront Health Spring Hill, Medical Arts Building, Suite 105, 10441 Quality Drive. Bob Barnard, (352) 442-9787, or Carol Krause, (352) 683-5586.

'Loss of a Child' support group: 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, starting March 5, HPH Hospice, Building 2, 12254 Cortez Blvd. This is an eight-week group for parents or guardians who are grieving after the death of a child of any age. The group is open to all individuals who have lost a child, whether in hospice care or not, regardless of the circumstances. An experienced hospice bereavement counselor will facilitate. Participants will have an opportunity to talk about their emotions and experiences in a confidential setting, while learning how to better understand and manage their grief. There is no cost to participate. Toll-free 1-800-486-8784.

Pasco County/Hudson

Celiac Support Group: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, cafeteria conference room, 14000 Fivay Road. Meetings include recipe demonstrations for a gluten-free diet. Kurt Conover, (727) 861-5141.

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 email [email protected] The deadline for this news is two weeks before the event or reservation deadline. Must include the time, date, place, ticket price (if applicable), contact person and phone number. For more information, call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

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