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Cuero Health: March 2020 Health Event Calendar

Monday, March 2, 2020

Contact: Emily Weatherly

The following are events scheduled for the month of March that are either presented by Cuero Regional Hospital or one of the Cuero Health entities or include involvement from the Cuero Health staff.


The Chick-fil-A® Mobile Unit at CRH

Tuesday, March 3, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Chick-fil-A® restaurants in Victoria, Texas will host a Pop-Up Lunch event with their Mobile Unit on the campus of Cuero Regional Hospital on: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 and Tuesday, April 7, 2020. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on the dates listed above.
The Chick-fil-A® Mobile Unit is a service only trailer delivering a limited Chick-fil-A® menu to community areas, who do not have a Chick-fil-A® restaurant location in their hometown.

Parkside Picnic – Now CRH Golden Years Group

March 12, noon – 1 p.m.

Cuero Regional Hospital’s Education Classroom, 2550 N. Esplanade, Cuero

The group of senior citizens that used to meet at Parkside Family Clinic for Parkside Picnic now meets at Cuero Regional Hospital in the Education Classroom on the second Thursday of the month for the CRH Golden Years Group. Reservations are not required for this event. Room capacity is 35 and a light lunch will be served to attendees.

Health Checks in Cuero Presented by Cuero Home Health

March 17, 11 a.m. – noon

Calvary Baptist Church, Cuero

Cuero Home Health provides free blood pressure checks and blood sugar checks the third Tuesday of the month at the Calvary Baptist Church in Cuero as the schedule allows. For more information, call Cuero Home Health at 361-275-8999.

CRH CPR Class

March 18, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Cuero Regional Hospital Education Classroom
Learn CPR in this interactive class taught by Cuero Regional Hospital staff. $20 per person to attend. For more information, contact: Keisha Whitman RN, Infection Prevention/Employee Health/Education Coordinator at Cuero Regional Hospital, 361-275-6191 ext. 2379.

Diabetes Education Classes

Presented by Texas A&M Healthy South Texas

March 24, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cuero Regional Hospital’s Education Classroom

Diabetes Education Classes are held the fourth Tuesday of every quarter from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at Cuero Regional Hospital's Education Room. These classes are for anyone over 18 yrs of age and older. Call 361-703-5441 for more information or to enroll. Class dates for 2020: April 28, May 26

Health Checks in Yorktown by Cuero Home Health,

March 24, 11 a.m. – noon

Yorktown Fire Station

Cuero Home Health provides free blood pressure checks and blood sugar checks the fourth Tuesday of every month at the Yorktown Fire Station at 11 a.m. as the schedule allows.

FREE Fitness After 5 at Bfit Cuero Wellness Center
March 26 – Boot Camp, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. (Held the last Thursday of each month)
Try out a class at Cuero Wellness Center – free to the public! And, if you decide to join, the joining fee is waived! Upcoming schedule: April 30 – Spin; May 28 – AquaFit; June 25 – Yogalates; July 30 - Aqua Zumba; August 27- Core & More; September 24 - 30 minute blast; October 29 - Balance & Chair Yoga; November 26 - Silver Sneakers; December 31-Yoga.

Upcoming Events in 2020

From Bump to Baby: Family & Baby Expo

Saturday, April 4, 9 a.m. - noon

The Childbirth Center at Cuero Regional Hospital

Expecting? Expectant moms and families are invited to attend our From Bump to Baby: Family & Baby Expo on Saturday, April 4 from 9 a.m. - noon at The Childbirth Center at Cuero Regional Hospital. At the event, you'll find informative seminars with our doctors and providers, take a tour of our Childbirth Center, meet the caring staff and ask questions, register for amazing door prizes, enjoy complimentary refreshments, as well as visit with vendors from the area. We welcome you to learn more about our incredible caring staff and services available to you "from bump to baby" only at your Cuero Regional Hospital! Celebrating 50 years of caring!


National Nurses Week – May 6 – 12, 2020

National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale's birthday. ​Cuero Regional Hospital encourages the public to thank their nurses in person, with a handwritten note; via the Cuero Regional Hospital Facebook page or fill out the contact us form on the website www.cuerohospital.org to share your gratitude for CRH nurses.

National Hospital Week – May 10 - 16, 2020

Cuero Regional Hospital’s Theme: “Celebrating Hope and Healing for 50 Years!”
National Hospital Week, one of the nation’s largest health care events, is a celebration of the history, technology and dedicated professionals that make hospitals and health systems beacons of confidence and care in the community. Cuero Regional Hospital encourages the public to thank the hospital staff in person, with a handwritten note, via the Cuero Regional Hospital Facebook page or fill out the contact us form on the website www.cuerohospital.org to share your gratitude for CRH staff.

Juneteenth Celebration

Saturday, June 20, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church, Cuero

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States and, on June 20th, it will be celebrated and remembered locally with a Juneteenth Celebration at the First Presbyterian Church in Cuero.

The 3rd Annual Juneteenth Celebration will be held on Saturday, June 20 from 10 – 2 at the First Presbyterian Church, 302 N. McLeod Street in Cuero. This event will feature a complimentary lunch and entertainment, as well as a community health fair with free blood pressure checks, blood sugar checks, BMI screening and much more. The event is organized by Dewitt County Ministerial Alliance - Rev. Lawrence G. Roy II, President and Mt. Bethany Baptist Church - Rev. Kelvin F. Washington, Pastor.

Returning for the second year will be the community health fair, in which area healthcare providers, including Cuero Regional Hospital, will provide free health screenings, educational resources, demonstrations and more for the public. Live entertainment will be provided. For more information or to secure a booth at the Community Health Fair, contact Rev. Kelvin F. Washington at 409-682-8597.


March 2020 Healthcare Month/Week/Day Observances:

Month of March: National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Purpose: Colorectal Cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States among both men and women. Raise awareness by educating individuals on the benefits of screenings Organized by: the Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA) Website: www.ccalliance.org

Month of March: Brain Injury Awareness Month
Purpose: 1.7 million American sustain a brain injury each year.
This month, educate yourself, and learn how to promote brain injury awareness in your community Organized by: Brain Injury Association of America (BIAUSA) www.biausa.org

Month of March: National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Purpose: Since 1987, the month of March has brought awareness to Developmental Disabilities. This month, learn about programs that provide career planning and job to developmentally disabled individuals so that they may both participate and contribute within the larger society in greater numbers Organized by: the Special Needs Alliance www.specialneedsalliance.org

Month of March: National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign focusing on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits Making small changes during National Nutrition Month® and over time, helps improve health now and into the future. Website: www.eatright.org

March 8-14: National Patient Safety Awareness Week

Purpose: This week is designed to promote the importance of being involved one’s own health care Organized by: Institute for Healthcare Improvement www.npsf.org

March 8-14: National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week

Purpose: This week highlights the role of pulmonary rehabilitation in enhancing the quality of life of individuals with lung disease Organized by: the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) www.aacvpr.org

March 24: The American Diabetes Association Alert Day®

Purpose: This day is designed to educate the public on the symptoms, dangers and treatments of diabetes Organized by: the American Diabetes Association www.diabetes.org

March 30: National Doctor’s Day

Purpose: This day was established to recognize physicians, their work, and their contributions to their communities. The U.S. House of Representatives officially established a resolution commemorating doctors on March 30, 1958 www.doctorsday.org