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-- Wellness screenings, immunizations, flu vaccines and all recommended vaccinations, STD testing, blood work (cholesterol, hemoglobin, etc.), Coles County Health Department, 825 18th St., Charleston. Call to make an appointment at 217-348-0530.

-- Living with Diabetes, 2:30-3:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday in METS at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. For more information, call 217-238-4808 or 217-258-2199.

-- Pulmonary Rehab, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. in METS at Sarah Bush Lincoln. For more information, call 217-238-4973.

-- Walk-in Flu Immunization Clinics, 8-11:30 a.m., 1-3:30 p.m., Shelby County Health Department, 1700 W.S. Third St., Shelbyville. Call 217-774-9555.


-- Healthy Directions, 6 p.m. every Thursday in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at Sarah Bush Lincoln. A six-month community weight-management program which is supported in part by WomenConnected, a giving circle within Sarah Bush Lincoln. For more information, call 217-258-2199.

-- Grief support group, 6 p.m., St. Francis room at HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, a year-round, open enrollment group with no reservation or set attendance required. For more information, contact Maddie Johnson, MS, NCC, LCPC, Bereavement Counselor, at 217-347-1571 or email

-- CPR AED classes, 6:30 p.m., HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital auditorium, pre-registration required, for people who need to learn CPR AED and require a course completion card. This course is not for individuals needing healthcare provider certification. For more information contact Community Programs at 217-347-1529 or visit

-- Mobile Mammography Services, SBL Charleston Family Practice, Charleston, available to all women regardless of their financial status. To make an appointment, call 1-800-639-5929.


-- Blood drive, 2-6 p.m., Salisbury Church, 2350 E. Madison, Charleston.


-- Weight Loss Information Sessions, 5:30-6:30 p.m., SBL Center for Health Living, free of charge. For more information contact Kristina Adams at or at 217-238-4774.

-- Diabetes support group, 5:30 p.m., HSHS St. Anthony’s Convenient Care at 801 W. Temple in Effingham. For more information, contact Bonnie Kruse, MSRD, at St. Anthony’s, at 217-347-1288.


-- First Aid, 5:30 p.m., SBL Emergency Medical Services. This community course is offered to lay public providers who either need CPR training for a career or for those who want to take it for personal enrichment. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price.

-- Joint Replacement Class, 12:30-3 p.m., Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. For more information, contact Cynthia Edwards, RN, at 217-238-3422.

-- Freshstart smoking cessation program, 5:30-6:30 p.m.,  Auditorium – St. Francis Room at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Jan. 9, 16, 23 and 30. Pre-registration is required. There is a $20 registration fee for the program due prior to the first session. Upon completion of the program, the fee will be refunded. For more information contact Community Programs at 217-347-1529 or visit

Jan. 10

-- Weight Loss Information Sessions, 8:30-9:30 a.m., SBL Center for Healthy Living, free of charge. For more information contact Kristina Adams at or at 217-238-4774.

-- Freedom From Tobacco, noon-5:30 p.m., SBL Center for Healthy Living second floor meeting room. For more information or to register call 217-258-2140.

-- Blood drive, 1-6 p.m., EIU Student Union, 1720 7th Street, Charleston.

-- American Heart Association Basic Life Support Class, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital; pre-registration is required. Please contact Kristi Smith, Clinical Educator, at 217-347-1283 for class times and availability. There is a fee for the completion card.


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