Focus on Health: Health System Offers On-Going Support Groups, Events and Community Screenings

Family Connection

 

Maternity Tours

Location: Brunswick Campus, Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center

Conference Room

2415 Parkwood Drive, Brunswick

Dates: First Thursday of the month

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Information: 912-466-4134 or rwright@sghs.org


Breastfeeding 101

Location: Brunswick Campus, Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center

Conference Room

2415 Parkwood Drive, Brunswick

Dates: First Thursday of the month

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Registration: 912-466-4134 or rwright@sghs.org


Childbirth Preparation

Location: Brunswick Campus, Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center

Conference Room

2415 Parkwood Drive, Brunswick

Dates: Five-week class held on Tuesdays

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Registration: 912-466-4134 or kbuckley@sghs.org by the 30th week of pregnancy

Fee: $35 prepay (bring receipt)

 

Location: Camden Campus, Maternity Care Center

2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys

Dates: Second Saturday of the month

Time: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Lunch and snacks provided. Includes Breastfeeding 101 and Maternity Care Center Tour.

Registration: 912-576-6255 or nshusko@sghs.org by the 30th week of pregnancy

Fee: $35 prepay (bring receipt)


Make Way For Baby

Location: Brunswick Campus, Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center

Conference Room

2415 Parkwood Drive, Brunswick

Dates: Second Thursday of the month

Time 6-8 p.m.

Registration: 912-466-4134 or rwright@sghs.org


Sibling Preparation Classes (Ages 3-8)

Location: Brunswick Campus, Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center

2415 Parkwood Drive, Brunswick

Dates: Third Saturday of the month

Time: 9-10 a.m.

Information: 912-466-4134 or

thoward@sghs.org

 

Mom’s Connection: New Moms’ Support Group

Location: Brunswick Campus, Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center

2415 Parkwood Drive, Brunswick

Dates: Every Tuesday

Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Information: 912-466-4134 or

rwright@sghs.org

 

Location: Camden Campus, Maternity Care Center

2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys

Dates: First Thursday of the month

Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Information: 912-466-4134 or

rwright@sghs.org

 

Community Events


Volunteer Opportunities

For information about volunteer opportunities, call Kristin Doll, director, Volunteer Services, at 912-466-1071 or visit sghs.org for an application.


Volunteer Orientation

Location: Brunswick Campus, Linda S. Pinson Conference Center

2415 Parkwood Drive, Brunswick

Dates: Second Wednesday of the month

Time: 4-6 p.m.

Information: 912-466-1071 or

kdoll@sghs.org

 

Location: Camden Campus, Cafeteria Conference Room

2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys

Dates: First Wednesday of the month

Time: 4-6 p.m.

Information: 912-576-6405 or

kdoll@sghs.org

 

Your Silver Connection Jewelry Trunk Show

Location: Brunswick Campus, Gift Shop

Dates/Times: Tuesday, Sept. 9, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Wednesday Sept. 10, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Information: 912-466-1193 or sfloyd@sghs.org


Adorn $6 Sale

Location: Brunswick Campus, Linda S. Pinson Conference Center, Room 1

Dates/Times: Thursday, Sept. 18, 7 a.m.- midnight, and Friday, Sept. 19, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Information: 912-466-1071

 

Location: Camden Campus, Cafeteria Conference Room

Date/Time: Wednesday, Sept. 17, 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

Information: 912-576-6405 or kdoll@sghs.org

 

Health Education/Classes

 

Arthritis Exercise Programs

Certified by the Arthritis Foundation

Location: Brunswick Campus, Outpatient Rehabilitation Care Center

2600 Wildwood Drive, Brunswick

Dates: Classes held weekly in eight-week intervals; next class starts August 11.

Time: 2-3 p.m.

Fee: $45 per eight-week program; Pre-registration required.

Information: 912-466-5160 or anermoe@sghs.org

 

Free Lap Band Surgery Patient Information and Seminar

Location: Georgia Coast Surgical

3226-F Hampton Ave., Brunswick

Dates: Second Saturday of each month

Time: 10 a.m.

Information: 912-264-9724 or brooke@georgiacoastsurgical.com (please call to confirm availability.)

 

Free Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screenings

Location: Brunswick Campus, Outpatient Care Center, Dick Mitchell Health Information Center

2415 Parkwood Drive, Brunswick

Dates: Every Wednesday

Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Information: 912-466-5160 or bcarr@sghs.org

 

Location: Camden Campus, W. H. "Bill" Gross Health Information Center

2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys

Dates: Every Thursday

Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Information: 912-466-5160 or bcarr@sghs.org

 

 

 

 

Diabetes Education Classes (4 week series)

Certified by the American Diabetes Association; Physician referral required. Classes covered by most insurance companies; copay/deductible will apply.

 

Location: Brunswick Campus, Linda S. Pinson Conference Center

2415 Parkwood Drive, Brunswick

Day Classes Begin:

Thursday, September 4

Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. or 9:30- 11:30 a.m., instructor will confirm.

Information: 912-466-1689 or diabeteseducation@sghs.org

 

Location: Camden Campus, Diabetes Education Classroom, 2nd Floor

2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys

Day Classes Begin:

Thursday, Sept. 4 (day of the week varies)

Time: Times vary, depending on day. Instructor will confirm.

Evening Classes Begin

: Monday, Oct. 6

Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m. or 6-8 p.m., instructor will confirm.

Information: 912-576-6488 or

diabeteseducation@sghs.org

 

Diabetes Community Program

Diabetes-related topics discussed each month.

 

Location: Brunswick Campus

Dates: Monday, Sept. 8; Topic: Pre-diabetes

Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

Information: 912-466-1689 or

diabeteseducation@sghs.org

 

Location: Camden Campus

Dates: Monday, Sept. 15; Topic: Pre-Diabetes

Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

Information: 912-576-6488 or diabeteseducation@sghg.org

 

 

Support Groups

 

Bariatric Surgery Support Groups

Location: Georgia Coast Surgical

3226-F Hampton Ave., Brunswick
Dates: Second Monday of each month

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Information: 912-264-9724 or brooke@georgiacoastsurgical.com

 

brainReconnect

(Support Group for Stroke and Acquired Brain Injuries)

Location: Brunswick Campus, Outpatient Rehabilitation Care Center Conference Room

2600 Wildwood Drive, Brunswick

Dates: Fourth Wednesday of each month

Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Information: 912-506-0305 or dowlings@sjchs.org

 

NAMI Mental Illness Support Group

Location: Brunswick Campus, Linda S. Pinson Conference Center Room 3 for those who have mental illness; Room 2 for family members

2415 Parkwood Drive, Brunswick

Dates: Thursdays

Time: 7-8 p.m.

Information: 912-506-2963 or

carolyntink@comcast.net

 

Hospice of the Golden Isles: Open Grief Support Group

Location: Camden Campus, Classroom 1

Dates: Second Saturday

Time: 12:30-1:15 p.m.

Information: 912-617-1796

 

Lupus Support Group

Location: Brunswick Campus, Linda S. Pinson Conference Center, Room 3

Dates: First Tuesday

Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Information: 912-571-0494

 

MS Support Group

Location: Camden Campus, Cafeteria Conference Room

Dates: Second Thursday every other month (no meeting in December.)

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Information: 904-244-9538

 

VA Support Group

Location: Camden Campus, Classroom 1

Dates: Fourth Wednesday

Time: 4:30- 6 p.m.

Information: theresa.sparks@va.gov