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Cuero Health: July Event Calendar

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Contact: Emily Weatherly

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

Health Checks in Yorktown by Cuero Home Health
July 2, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Yorktown Post Office, Yorktown
Cuero Home Health provides free blood pressure checks and blood sugar checks the first Tuesday of the month at the Yorktown Post Office. For more information, call Cuero Home Health at 361-275-8999.

Health Checks in Cuero Presented by Cuero Home Health
July 16, 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.

Community Blood Drive presented by South Texas Blood & Tissue Center at Cuero Regional Hospital
July 18, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Cuero Regional Hospital, 2550 N. Esplanade, Cuero, TX - held in the Education Classroom
Donate blood and receive a coupon for a free burger and a free movie! Give the gift of life and donate at this community blood drive. To learn more, call Kathy Simon at (361) 275- 0510

Health Checks in Yorktown by Cuero Home Health
July 23 , 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
July 23, 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.
Lynn Falcone, CEO
Cuero Health
361.275.0510
Lfalcone@cuerohospital.org
2550 N Esplanade
Cuero, Texas 77954

By enrolling in their FREE, year-long program, you'll get all of the following:
• Eight-hour "Controlling Your Diabetes" class
• Initial lab work
• Follow-up lab work every three months for one year
• Continuing education and support.
Class dates for 2019:
August 27, 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.

July Healthcare Month Observances:

MONTH-LONG OBSERVANCES
Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month
Minority Mental Health Awareness Month (National)


WEEK-LONG OBSERVANCE
8–21 Donate Life ECHO (Every Community Has Opportunity)


1–31 | Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month Juvenile arthritis affects nearly 300,000 children in the United States. Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month spotlights juvenile arthritis to educate the public about the seriousness of arthritis in kids and its impact on the lives of children, teens, and families. For more information, visit www.arthritis.org @ArthritisFdn @ArthritisFoundation

1–31 | Minority Mental Health Awareness Month (National) This observance is dedicated to providing support and resources while raising awareness for minority groups living with mental illness. The U.S. House of Representatives proclaimed July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in 2008, aiming to improve access to mental health treatment and services for multicultural communities through increased public awareness. For more information, visit www.nami.org or www.facebook.com/nami #MinorityMentalHealth #MentalIllness

8–21 | Donate Life ECHO (Every Community Has Opportunity) The Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation and Donate Life America joined forces in 2015 to develop Donate Life ECHO, a nationwide observance designed to reach multicultural communities. It has two objectives: 1) to focus on the power of sharing one’s personal decision to register as an organ, eye and tissue donor; and 2) encourage registered donors to ask members of their personal networks and communities to talk about organ, eye and tissue donation. For more information, visit www.donatelife.net #DonateLifeECHO

Upcoming events:
Dueling Pianos/Summer Weekend Wind Down
Friday, July 26, 6 – 10 p.m., The Venue on Church Street, 125 E. Church Street, Cuero
Featuring two talented musicians dueling it out on pianos during an evening of fast, funny and unforgettable entertainment. Don’t miss this memorable night! Proceeds benefit the Dewitt Medical Foundation. Get individual $25 tickets or reserve a table for 10 by calling 361-524-6103. Don’t wait! Tables are going quickly. Learn more by following Dewitt Medical Foundation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DewittMedicalFoundation/

Save the Date: Turkey Trot 2019!
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. The top three finishers in each age group will receive medals and prize packs. 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 at Active.com. Registration fees are $25 before October 1 and $30 after that date. Sponsorships are available to area individuals or businesses. For more information, contact race director Tami Brzozowski at tamib@cuerohospital.org or by calling 361-275-9355.

For more information on these events or other happenings, please follow each location on Facebook or visit www.cuerohospital.org .Or, call 361-275-6191