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Cuero Health: August Events

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Contact: Emily Weatherly

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

Ethosha Holman Back to School Bash

Saturday, Aug. 3, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cuero Municipal Park Pavilion

Cuero Regional Hospital will have a booth with free health educational materials, health screenings, giveaways and more! We hope you can join us at this community event.

Health Checks in Yorktown by Cuero Home Health

August 7, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Yorktown Post Office

Cuero Home Health provides free blood pressure checks the first Wednesday of every month at the Yorktown Post Office at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call Cuero Home Health at 361-275-8999.

Parkside Picnic

August 8, noon – 1 p.m.

Parkside Family Clinic, 1109 E. Broadway, Cuero

This will be the final Parkside Picnic to be held at Parkside Family Clinic. Moving forward in September, the group of senior citizens will meet at Cuero Regional Hospital in the Education Classroom on the second Thursday of the month. Speaking this month with be new Family Medicine and Obstetrics doctor at Parkside Family Clinic, Dr. Cody Walthall. To attend, please call Carolyn Roy at 361-275-2800 to reserve a seat. Reservations will be accepted beginning August 5th.

Scrub Sale at Cuero Regional Hospital

August 13, 11:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Cuero Regional Hospital front parking lot, 2550 N. Esplanade, Cuero

America’s favorite mobile scrub store is coming to Cuero Regional Hospital August 13th. Scrubs on Wheels will be in the parking lot from 11:30 am - 6pm with an array of professional wear for sale. Cash and credit card accepted and employees may do payroll deduct.

Emergency Preparedness Fair hosted by Yorktown Nursing and Rehab

August 15, 1- 4 p.m.

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 234 N Gohmert St, Yorktown, TX 78164

This is a community wide event to help our communities be prepared for the "What if?" should another hurricane or disaster strike the Crossroads area. Cuero Regional Hospital and Yorktown Medical Clinic are proud to partner on this event and will have a booth with disaster preparedness materials on hand.

Health Checks in Cuero Presented by Cuero Home Health

August 20, 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. For more information, call Cuero Home Health at 361-275-8999.

Health Checks in Yorktown by Cuero Home Health

August 27, 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.

Diabetes Education Classes

Presented by Texas A&M Healthy South Texas August 27, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cuero Regional Hospital’s Education Classroom

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

Class dates for 2019:

Sept. 24, Oct. 22, Nov. 26 and Dec. 19

Also, join us for Family Night at the Cuero Wellness Center on the same night from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception for Dr. Cody Walthall/ Fun After 5 Cuero Chamber Event

Aug. 29, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Parkside Family Clinic, 1109 E. Broadway, Cuero

Cuero Regional Hospital proudly welcomes Dr. Cody Walthall, board certified in family medicine with a subspecialty in obstetrics, to the team of medical providers at Parkside Family Clinic. Starting August 1, 2019, Dr. Walthall will see patients at Parkside Family Clinic. At his welcome reception, light refreshments, as well as door prizes will be provided. For more information or to make your appointment with Dr. Walthall at Parkside Family Medicine, call 361-275-2800.

Childbirth Classes at Cuero Regional Hospital

Sept. 17 & 24, 2019

Sign up for free childbirth classes offered by Cuero Regional Hospital. Classes are held in the Belle Terry Elder Women's Center located in the Medical Plaza of the hospital, across from Cuero Medical Clinic. Classes are free for those delivering at CRH.

For those delivering at another hospital, a $50 fee is required at first class only. Learn more or call to register – 261-275-0527

Turkeyfest 2019, Oct. 11 – 13, 2019

Saturday, October 12 – Turkey Trot 2019

The Twelfth Annual Turkey Trot 5K will be Saturday, October 12 at 8 a.m. at BFit Cuero Wellness Center. Registration starts at 7 a.m. The race benefits Cuero Wellness Center and a portion of the race proceeds will benefit The Boys and Girls Club of Dewitt County. Winners will be announced following the race, right before Ruby Begonia takes on Paycheck in the second leg of the Great Gobbler Gallop. The course takes runners and walkers through historic Cuero. After the race, participants can stay to watch the Great Turkey Gallop, as well as other fun events happening during Cuero Turkeyfest. Register online: https://www.active.com/cuero-tx/running/distance-running-races/turkey-trot-5k-presented-by-bfit-cuero-wellness-center-2019?int=

Registration fees are $25 before October 1 and $30 after that date. Sponsorships are available. For more information, contact race director Tami Brzozowski at tamib@cuerohospital.org or by calling 361-275-9355.

August Healthcare Month Observances:

MONTH-LONG OBSERVANCES

1–31 | Influenza Awareness Month (National) Vaccines aren’t just for kids. Approximately 40,000 to 50,000 adults in the U.S. die from vaccine-preventable infectious diseases or their complications each year. During National Immunization Awareness Month, make sure you’re up to date on your vaccinations. For more information, www.lung.org/flu @LungAssociation

1–31| Neurosurgery Awareness Month For 2019, Neurosurgery Awareness Month will focus on the role of neurosurgeons in the treatment of epilepsy. Patient stories, a history of the condition and a look into new treatment options will be distributed. For more information, www.aans.org

1–31 | Psoriasis Action Month The National Psoriasis Foundation sponsors Psoriasis Action Month, which is dedicated to raising awareness about psoriasis, educating the public and dispelling myths about the disease. Psoriasis is an immune mediated disease that causes raised, red, scaly patches to appear on the skin affecting more than 8 million Americans. Up to 30 percent of people with psoriasis develop psoriatic arthritis, an inflammatory joint and tendon disease. For more information, contact: www.psoriasis.org

WEEK-LONG OBSERVANCES

Aug. 11–17 | Health Center Week (National) Every year, the National Association of Community Health Centers joins together with state primary care associations to showcase the work health centers do and to deliver a strong message nationwide for health centers and their patients. During this week we celebrate the long record of success and delivery of high- quality, cost-effective and accessible care across the nation. For more information, contact: www.healthcenterweek.org @HCAdvocacy | #NHCW19

Aug. 23–29 | Health Unit Coordinator Week This week is dedicated to recognizing the contributions of health unit coordinators to the health care team. The National Association of Health Unit Coordinators (NAHUC) is dedicated to promoting health unit coordinating as a profession through education, certification and compliance with the NAHUC standards of practice, standards of education and code of ethics. For more information, visit: | www.nahuc.org #hucconf