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

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: April 3, 2012– Southeast Georgia Health System offers a variety of on-going support groups, events and health care screenings to the community. All listings are free unless noted otherwise.

Maternity Tours
Location: Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center, Brunswick Campus, 2415 Parkwood Drive
Dates: First Thursday of the month
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Registration: 912-466-4138

Breastfeeding 101
Location: Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center Conference Room, Brunswick Campus, 2415 Parkwood Drive
Dates: First Thursday of the month following the tour
Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
Registration: 912-466-4134 or email

Childbirth Preparation
Location: Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center Conference Room, Brunswick Campus, 2415 Parkwood Drive
Dates: Five-week class held on Tuesdays Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
Registration: 912-466-4138 by the 30th week of pregnancy Fee: $35 pre-pay (bring receipt)

Childbirth Preparation & Breastfeeding 101
Location: Maternity Care Center, Camden Campus, 2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys
Dates: Second Saturday of the month
Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lunch and snacks provided.
Registration/Information: 912-576-6255 or email

Mom’s Connection: New Moms Support Group
Location: Maternity Care Center, Camden Campus, 2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys
Dates: First Thursday of the month
Time: 10 a.m. to noon
Information: 912-576-6255 or email

Breast Cancer Support Group
Location: Jekyll Tower Conference Room, Third Floor, Brunswick Campus, 2415 Parkwood Drive
Dates: First Monday of each month
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Information: 912-466-5202 or email

Bariatric Weight Loss Support Group
Location: Linda S. Pinson Conference Center, Brunswick Campus, 2415 Parkwood Drive
Dates: Second Monday of each month Time: 7 p.m.
Information: 912-264-9724 or email

Bariatric Weight Loss Support Group
Location: Linda McKinney Health Center, 218 Quarterman St., Waycross
Dates: Third Thursday of each month
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Information: 912-264-9724 or email

Diabetes Support Group
Location: Linda S. Pinson Conference Center, Room #4, Brunswick Campus, 2415 Parkwood Drive
Dates: Third Wednesday of each month
Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Registration: 912-466-5606 or email

Diabetes Support Group
Location: Diabetes Education Classroom, Second Floor, Camden Campus, 2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys
Dates: Third Tuesday of each month
Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Registration: 912-576-6488 or email

Arthritis Exercise Program Certified by the Arthritis Foundation
Location: Brunswick Campus Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, 2600 Wildwood Drive
Dates: Classes held weekly in eight-week intervals; next series begin April 2
Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m. Fee: $45 per eight-week program; Pre-registration required.
Information: 912-466-5330 or sghs.com

Arthritis Exercise Program Certified by the Arthritis Foundation
Location: Camden Campus Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, 2000 Dan Proctor Drive
Dates: Classes held weekly in eight-week intervals; next series begin April 3
Time: 10 to 11 a.m. Fee: $45 per eight-week program; Pre-registration required.
Information: 912-576-6450 or sghs.com

Free Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screenings
Locations: Dick Mitchell Health Information Center, Outpatient Care Center, 2500 Starling St., Brunswick
Dates: Every Wednesday
Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Information: 912-466-5160

Free Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screenings
Location: Health Information Center, Main Lobby, Camden Campus, 2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys
Dates: Every Thursday
Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Information: 912-576-6443

Medical Explorers Post
Location: Cafeteria Conference Room, Camden Campus, 2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys
Dates: Second Tuesday of each month, September through May
Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Information: 912-576-6166 - Open to students ages 14-21. Fee: $10 annually

Medical Explorers Post
Location: Linda S. Pinson Conference Center, Brunswick Campus, 2415 Parkwood Drive
Dates: Third Tuesday of each month, September through May
Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
Information: 912-466-7081 or 912-466-7038 - Open to students ages 14-21. Fee: $10 annually

Volunteer Orientation
Location: Cafeteria Conference Room, Camden Campus, 2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys
Dates: First Wednesday of the month
Time: 4 to 6 p.m.
Information: 912-576-6405

Volunteer Orientation
Location: Volunteer Office, First Floor, Brunswick Campus, 2415 Parkwood Drive
Dates: Second Wednesday of the month
Time: 4 to 6 p.m.
Information: 912-466-1071