SWMH offers May health classes, presentations

Healthy Skin and Cancer Prevention

Dr. Jill Schenk will present Healthy Skin and Cancer Prevention, a “Lunch & Learn” session, on Tuesday, May 1 from 12:15 to 1 p.m. at Southwest Memorial Physicians (SWMH Annex building), 20 S. Market Street in Cortez. Bring your lunch to this free, informative lecture. Beverages and dessert provided. Call 565-4291 with questions.

SWMH Foundation Offers Certified Babysitting Class

Girls and boys 11-15 years of age interested in babysitting will learn CPR, first aid, infection control, diapering and feeding skills, playtime and naptime management, and much more at the certified babysitting class offered by the SWMH Foundation. The class will be held on Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Southwest Memorial Hospital cafeteria, 1311 N. Mildred Road in Cortez. The cost for the class is a $25 donation to the hospital foundation. Contact instructor Robyn Bragg, RN, at 564-2243 to register.

Healthy Digestion and Colon Cancer Prevention

Dr. Jill Schenk will present Healthy Digestion and Colon Cancer Prevention, a “Lunch & Learn” session, on Tuesday, May 8 from 12:15 to 1 p.m. at Southwest Memorial Physicians (SWMH Annex building), 20 S. Market Street in Cortez. Bring your lunch to this free, informative lecture. Beverages and dessert provided. Call 565-4291 with questions.

SWMH Foundation Offers Diabetes Symposium

In conjunction with National Hospital Week, the SWMH Foundation is offering a Diabetes Symposium on Saturday, May 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the SWMH Annex building, 20 S. Market Street in Cortez. Presentations by local physicians and hospital staff will include a diabetes overview and update, information on medication management, nutrition, and wound care, and more. Cost is a $25 donation to the hospital foundation and the event includes lunch. Contact Foundation Director Susan Thomas at 564-2156 to register.

Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Delivery

Dr. Jill Schenk will present Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Delivery, a “Lunch & Learn” session, on Tuesday, May 22 from 12:15 to 1 p.m. at Southwest Memorial Physicians (SWMH Annex building), 20 S. Market Street in Cortez. Bring your lunch to this free, informative lecture. Beverages and dessert provided. Call 565-4291 with questions