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2022-07-29 20:39:31 By : Ms. Helen Ge

MAMMOGRAMS GO MOBILE: The Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center Mobile Mammography Unit is traveling the region. The state-of-the-art mobile unit uses the same high-quality technology and equipment to perform the mammogram that can be found at the center.

Upcoming mobile mammography screening dates include:

• 8 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. today — Howland Primary Care, 1932 Niles Cortland Road, Howland;

• 8:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Wednesday — East Palestine Primary Care, 132 N. Market St., East Palestine;

• 8 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Thursday — Vienna Primary Care, 341 Youngstown Kingsville Road, Vienna.

• 8 to 11:30 a.m. Aug 1 — Talsman Primary Care, 61 Talsman Drive, Canfield;

• 12:30 to 2:15 p.m. Aug. 1 — Canfield Primary Care, 3660 Stutz Drive, Canfield;

• 8 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 3 — Churchill Primary Care, 4694 Belmont Ave., Youngstown;

•12:30 to 2:15 p.m. Aug. 3 — Youngstown Primary Care, 1053 Belmont Ave., Youngstown;

• 8 to 11 a.m. Aug. 4 — Mineral Ridge Primary Care, 1360 N. Canfield Niles Road, Mineral Ridge;

• 12:30 to 2:15 p.m. Aug. 4 — Austintown Primary Care, 5533 Mahoning Ave., Austintown;

• 8 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Aug 5 — Howland Primary Care, 1932 Niles Cortland Road, Warren.

Mammograms are usually a covered benefit with most insurance carriers. Financial assistance for mobile screenings is also available. The patient’s physician will receive a copy of the results.

For more information or to schedule a mammogram, call 330-480-2654.

TCMHRB SCHEDULE: Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board, 4076 Youngstown Road SE, Suite 201, Warren, has announced the completion of the July schedule. For more information or registrations, call 330-675-2765.

• FCFC Executive Board Meeting, 8:30 a.m. Thursday, TMHA first floor conference room or join remotely at, or dial 408-650-3123 with access code 798-007-717.

DENTAL CARE OFFERED: The Buhl Regional Health Foundation with the Hubbard Public Library and Mercy Health Foundation-Mahoning Valley will provide dental care for those without access to regular dental treatment. The Mobile Smile Station, provided through sponsorship, will be at the Hubbard Public Library parking lot, 436 W. Liberty St., Hubbard, every month through the end of 2022. Dates include this Friday, and Aug. 31, Sept. 30, Oct. 21, Nov. 30, and Dec. 29.

The Mobile Smile Station is staffed by a team of dentists and hygienists and is equipped to provide oral exams, teeth cleanings, sealants, fillings, dental X-rays, denture adjustments, fluoride treatments, tooth extractions and oral hygiene instruction.

Appointments are required on a first-come, first-served basis by calling 330-534-3512 or in person at the library. For more information, visit

SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP MONTHLY MEETING: Help Network of Northeast Ohio will host a survivors of suicide support group 6 p.m. Wednesday by conference call. Anyone grieving the death of a loved one to suicide may email to register for the conference call.

EATING DISORDER HELP: The National Association for Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia and other Eating Disorders will meet 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Church of Notre Dame, 2325 Highland Road, Hermitage, Pa.

For more information, call Renee at 724-981-5435.

IMMUNIZATION CLINICS: The Warren City Health Department is offering a Walk-in COVID Clinic for ages 12 and older from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday. No appointment is necessary, and all clinics are on a walk-in basis.

FAMILY ALZHEIMER SUPPORT: The Alzheimer’s Network Family Support Groups offer seven local meeting sites in Austintown, Boardman, Girard, Howland, Poland and Salem, and Hermitage, Pa. For directions, registration and general information, call 330-788-9755. Some sites may be full, but all are provided free of charge.

WELLNESS CENTER PROGRAMS: The Niles Wellness Center is open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. To register for any program or for more information, call the center at 330-349-9355 or email Chelsey Christie at

The center is a family membership facility and welcomes all SilverSneakers, Silver and Fit, and Renew Active participants. Also offered is a fully equipped weight room, four-lane indoor track, basketball court and a soccer field.

Through a partnership with Mercy Health and its Stepping Out Program, the center offers the following classes:

• Zumba, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays;

•Line dancing, 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays;

• SilverSneakers endurance class, 10 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays;

• Pickleball, 7 to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday.

MVI HOSPICE CARE: Bereavement support groups are free to anyone who has lost a loved one, including a pet. Contact 330-759-9487 for information. Sessions are 1 to 3 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at First Presbyterian Church of Warren Fellowship Hall, 256 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren, and 1 to 3 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month and 6 to 8 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month at the Boardman Park Georgeanna Parker Administration Building, 375 Boardman Poland Road, Boardman.

ST. JOE’S AT THE MALL: St. Joe’s at Eastwood Mall’s hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, located next to JCPenney and Kay Jewelers. All classes are open to anyone with a St. Joe’s at the Mall membership. Screenings and programs are open to the public. Some classes are by registration only due to social distancing guidelines. St. Joe’s at the Mall is a SilverSneakers, Silver and Fit, and Renew Active site. For more information or to make an appointment, call 330-652-7542.

Strong People Gym membership is $24 monthly, with appointment initially with exercise physiologist.

Weekly exercise classes include Cardio Jam, SilverSneaker Classic and Cardio, Cardio Jam, Cardio Combo, Zumba, chair yoga, floor yoga, beginning and advanced balance classes, 60-up balance class, and Parkinson’s and movement disorder exercise classes.

• Free blood pressure screenings, 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday;

• Free nutritional assessment with a dietitian on Fridays by appointment only;

• Free notary public services and living wills and durable power of attorney for health care, 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays.

• Today — 2 to 3 p.m., Crib and Car Seat Class with the Trumbull County Health District. Call 330-675-2489 to register and for further information;

• Wednesday — 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Special Lab Express, get thyroid (TSH), $10; prostate (PSA), $10; comprehensive metabolic panel (CMP), $10, eight-hour fast required; complete blood count (CBC), $10; and / or HgA1c (diabetes), $15. No fast required. Walk in.

HEALTH SCREENINGS: Neighborhood Health Watch provides free health screenings once a month at Niles SCOPE. Call 330-480-2011 for a schedule.

ADDICTION HELP: Addiction help is available through Coleman Access Center, 552 N. Park Ave., Warren. For information, call 330-392-1100 or 211.

For information about program sponsor, Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board, visit or call 330-675-2765.

PARKINSON’S PROGRAM: Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital fitness program for people with Parkinson’s disease meets 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Fridays at the hospital, 8747 Squires Lane NE, Howland.

For information or to register, call 330-841-3893 or visit

NARCAN FOR OVERDOSES: The Trumbull County Combined Health District urges residents to help slow the increase of overdoses in the community by taking advantage of free Narcan through the district.

Narcan quickly reverses the effects of opioids such as heroin and fentanyl, and anyone can be trained by one of the district’s employees to administer the life-saving medication and receive a free kit containing two doses.

For a kit or more information, call the district at 330-675-2590, Ext 3.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT: The Alzheimer’s Association’s Greater East Ohio Area Chapter makes Alzheimer’s caregiver support groups available free of charge. They are open to all caregivers, family members and friends with a loved one affected by the disease or another form of dementia.

• Howland — 7 p.m. second Tuesday, Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road NE.

• Warren — 10 a.m. third Wednesday, Trumbull Regional Medical Center, 1350 E. Market St., conference room F, Warren.

Groups meet monthly. For more information or to confirm, please contact the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900.

LIVE WELL TRUMBULL: Trumbull County companies and organizations are launching “Live Well Trumbull” to help residents achieve optimal well-being. Founding partners include the Trumbull County Combined Health District, Warren City Health District, Mercy Health, Steward Health, Kent State University at Trumbull, Directions Home of Eastern Ohio, SCOPE, Trumbull Community Action Program, Trumbull County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board, YMCA of Youngstown, We Thrive Together and hChoices, a Youngstown Business Incubator portfolio company.

The Live Well Trumbull website — — provides education, information and resources, wellness challenges, programming and events and virtual exercise classes, cooking demonstrations, art classes and games. Live Well Trumbull is accessible from any internet-ready device.

For information, email

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