Classes and Events

All classes and health talks are free unless otherwise noted.

St. Luke's Center for Community Health

St. Luke's Center for Community Health is your partner in health. Visit or call us at
(208) 727-8733 for information about these programs, or to access health and social services, referrals, and support.

The Center is located at St. Luke's Clinic in Hailey, 1450 Aviation Drive, Suite 200.

Financial assistance is available for all programs. Please inquire.

 


Special Events

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month
St. Luke’s is dedicated to your mental health and well-being. We offer education talks, events, and screenings aimed at promoting mental health and preventing illness. St. Luke’s Center for Community Health is available to make referrals to our Mental Health Clinic for psychiatry and mental health counseling, and to community resources, substance abuse and counseling referrals, and financial support.

Mental Health Services
St. Luke’s Clinic – Mental Health Services in Hailey is open to meet your needs. Located in the Hailey Clinic, 1450 Aviation Drive, Suite 202. Please call (208) 727-8970 for more information.

Blood Pressure Checks
Drop in and have your blood pressure checked.  Free, no appointment necessary.
Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m.
Next dates: June 3, July 1, August 5
Hailey Post Office

Brown Bag Health Talks
All Brown Bag Health Talks are free. Bring your lunch and join us!

St. Luke’s Clinic is located at 1450 Aviation Drive in Hailey
St. Luke’s Wood River is located at 100 Hospital Drive in Ketchum

Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers: Prevention and Detection
The American Academy of Dermatology has declared May as National Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Matthew Reeck, MD, dermatologist, will provide information about melanomas and other skin cancers, current treatment options, and rationale for early detection and self-examinations.
Thursday, May 14, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Wood River, Baldy Rooms

Making Sense of Cholesterol, Glucose, and Blood Pressure
Take time to understand what the numbers mean from these basic, but very important, screenings. Sarah Seppa, registered dietitian, and Nancy Dettori, registered nurse, will discuss the risk factors and health implications that these numbers can indicate, including diabetes and heart disease. Know what you can do if your numbers are not optimal, and how to take steps to maintain or improve your overall score. 
Wednesday, May 20, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

Suicide and Mental Health: Let’s Talk About It
Like any other health condition, our mental health and well-being can be impacted by situational events, genetics, illness, or trauma. When mental health is compromised, symptoms may be short or long term, mild or acute, and may include confusion, depression, panic, anxiety, or suicidal ideation. Gay Miremont, licensed clinical social worker, will share research on the correlation between mental health diagnoses and suicide.
Wednesday, May 27, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms          

Understanding Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial fibrillation is an irregular and often rapid heart rate that may come and go, is a major risk factor for stroke, and is associated with various diseases. James Torres, MD, emergency physician, will provide important information on heart health, symptoms and warning signs, treatments, and potential emergency situations. 
Thursday, June 4, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Wood River, River Run Rooms

Wound Care: Types, Treatments, and Complications
How to successfully treat wounds depends on factors such as the age of the patient and the source and severity of the wound. Tom DeHart, physical therapist, Aimee Frenette, registered nurse, and Kathryn Powell, physician assistant, are part of St. Luke’s Wound Clinic team and will discuss basic wound care, from infants to elderly, including risk factors, diabetic foot care, education, and prevention.
Wednesday, June 17, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

First Aid for the Idaho Backcountry: Do Not Rely on Your Cellphone
Deborah Robertson, MD, emergency physician and medical director of St. Luke’s Wood River Emergency Department, understands what can happen when accidents and injury occur in the backcountry. Whether planning day trips or week-long excursions in the wilderness, injury, illness, accidents, and unforeseen circumstances can happen. Dr. Robertson will provide practical advice for packing first aid essentials, administering basic first aid, creating a safe trip plan, understanding rescue procedures, and more.
Thursday, June 18, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Wood River, Baldy RoomsBlaine County Recreation District Fitworks, Com

Youth Programs and Classes

Super Sitter Seminar
Learn the basics of successful babysitting in this introductory course. For youth ages11-13.
Pre-registration required; please no walk-ins. Cost: $15.
Saturday, June 13, 12:30-4 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

YEAH! (Youth Engaged in Activities for Health)
This 8-week program is a unique, family-centered approach to help children who are at an unhealthy weight. The program encourages healthy habits including good nutrition, adequate physical activity, and behavior modification.
Beginning in April; call for details
Community Campus, Hailey

Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Parenting

Whole Birth Prenatal Yoga and Support Class
This class brings together elements of a traditional yoga class – stretching, strengthening, balancing, mindful awareness, and deep relaxation – with informative and supportive group discussions. All stages of pregnancy welcome and no yoga experience necessary. Drop-in attendance welcome at any time.
Cost: $96, unlimited through May 26, $15 drop-in
Tuesdays, April 7- May 26, 5:30-7 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

Car Seat Safety Checks
Our certified child passenger safety technicians will help you install your car seat before your baby is born, can fit an older child to his or her seat, teach you proper installation, and check for recalls.
Third Wednesday of the month, 2-4 p.m.
Next dates: May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, outside main entry

Childbirth Preparation
A 6-week series promoting a healthy, safe, and educated birth. Please call for class times and dates. Cost: $60

Home Study or Customized Childbirth Preparation
“Class in a basket” childbirth education materials for women who are either high risk or on bed rest and unable to attend regular childbirth preparation classes. Additional customized instruction may be available upon request. Please call for more information.

Childbirth Refresher
Offered to parents who have previously taken a childbirth preparation course. Review of relaxation techniques, updated information, and sibling preparation. Includes a tour of labor and delivery suites. Cost: $15

Breastfeeding Successfully
A 1½ -hour prenatal breastfeeding education class designed to help start your breastfeeding experience with confidence and success.

New Moms Group
Provides newborn and breastfeeding support and an opportunity to ask questions and learn the basics of raising babies. The presence of professionals, as well as other new parents, makes this group a comfortable and valuable experience. Bring your baby and your lunch, if you wish.
Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m.
St. Luke's Wood River, River Run Rooms

Cancer Support and Services

Breast Cancer Support and Networking Group
This group provides a connection with others who have been diagnosed with breast cancer for information and support. Please call prior to attending the first time.
Second Tuesday of the month, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Next dates: June 9, July 14, August 11
St. Luke’s Center for Community Health

Look Good, Feel Better
Through a generous partnership with the American Cancer Society, we have wigs, scarves, hats and make-up available for people who have had a diagnosis of cancer. Professionally trained staff will work one-on-one or with a group to create a look that feels good!

CPR and First Aid Classes

AED Heartsaver CPR

Learn when to call 911, how to give CPR, how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and how to provide relief from choking. This course covers American Heart Association techniques for adult, child, and infant CPR and AED.
Pre-registration required, please no walk-ins. Cost: $64
Thursdays, 6-10 p.m.
Next dates: May 21, June 18, July 16, August 20

St. Luke’s Wood River, River Run Rooms

Mental Health Screening

If you think you may be suffering from depression, bi-polar disorder, anxiety, or post-traumatic stress, call for a confidential, free, half-hour screening with our licensed mental health counselor. This screening program provides increased awareness of the signs and symptoms of mental health issues, and will help you connect with available mental health resources in the community. Available for adults and older adolescents, in English or with Spanish interpretation.
Please call for an appointment.
St. Luke’s Clinic Mental Health, Hailey


Integrative Therapies

Whole Birth Prenatal Yoga and Support Class
This class brings together elements of a traditional yoga class – stretching, strengthening, balancing, mindful awareness, and deep relaxation – with informative and supportive group discussions. All stages of pregnancy welcome and no yoga experience necessary. Drop-in attendance welcome at any time. (See other pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting programs and events.)
Cost: $144, unlimited through March 31; $15 drop-in
Call for next dates and times
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

Therapeutic Yoga
An effective practice for those recovering from, or living with, injury or illness. This small class invites those who would benefit from a gentle yoga practice tailored to specific needs, unique health conditions, and personal goals. Participants will learn foundations of yoga and end with a tailored sequence for their home practice. Pre-registration required; instructor will call you prior to class to discuss your individual needs.
Cost: $80 for series or $12 drop-in
Tuesdays, April 7-May 26, 5:30- 6:30 p.m.
St. Luke’s Wood River, River Run Rooms ( last class is in Baldy Rooms)

Healing Touch Level 1 Training
Healthcare providers and community members will learn basic Healing Touch techniques to use on themselves, patients, and others to promote relaxation and well-being.
Pre-registration required; please no walk-ins. Cost: $350

Healing Touch Outpatient Clinic
Healing touch is a relaxing, nurturing energy therapy that promotes health and well-being.  Individual treatments are now available with a certified Healing Touch practitioner on an outpatient basis at St. Luke's Rehabilitation in Ketchum. Cost: $60 per session; 3 sessions for $135

Nutrition

Best U Healthy Weight Management Program
This 8-week, all-encompassing program offers a sustainable approach to weight management with interactive discussions on nutrition, exercise classes, relaxation techniques, and more. Facilitated by a registered dietitian and physical therapist. Call for details and upcoming dates.

Diabetes Self-Management Training Program
Classes are offered to the community through our American Diabetes Association-recognized program, and are taught by a nurse and dietitian team at our St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic.

Medical Nutrition Therapy Counseling
Individual appointments with a dietitian are available to community members for a variety of nutrition topics. These include nutrition as it relates to disease management, as well as prevention and wellness. Appropriate for all ages.

Lifestyle and Weight Management Programs
These interactive classes are offered with a combination of individual and group sessions led by a dietitian and a team of healthcare professionals.


Programa en Español
Para recibir más información o para registrarse a las clases o programas, llámenos al (208) 727-8733. Nuestras clases y programas son de bajo costo o gratis, por favor llámenos así podemos reservar su lugar.

Entre Mujeres
Un grupo de mujeres adultas – un espacio de contención, información e intercambio entre las mujeres de la comunidad. Hablaremos sobre una variedad de temas útiles para el hogar, nuestras familias, y para mejorar nuestra salud total.
Jueves, 7 p.m.
4 de Junio, 2 de Julio, 6 de Agosto
St. Luke’s Centro de Salud Para la Comunidad   

St. Luke’s Informa
Escuche el programa de radio que informa a la comunidad sobre la buena salud e información de las actividades y clases comunitarias de St. Luke’s.
Domingo, 11 a.m.
7 de Junio, 5 de Julio, 2 de Agosto
Estación de radio KECH 95.3FM

Inspección de la Seguridad del Asiento de Carro de su Niño
Nuestro técnico en seguridad de los niños como pasajeros en el carro les explicará cómo colocar a su niño en el asiento del carro. También les enseña la instalación apropiada de la silla.
Miércoles, 2-4 p.m.
20 de Mayo, 17 de Junio, 15 de Julio, 19 de Agosto
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, en la entrada principal

Revisión de Presión Arterial
Servicio gratuito de revisión de la presión arterial. Atención inmediata, no se necesita cita.
Miércoles, 1-3 p.m.
3 de Junio, 2 de Julio, 5 de Agosto
Oficina del correo postal de Hailey

Voluntarios Sin Fronteras
El grupo de voluntarios se une para planificar estrategias que ayudan a cumplir con la misión de St. Luke’s de mejorar la salud de la región. Nuevos foros temáticos en cada reunión. Usted puede ser parte del grupo participando en las próximas reuniones.
Jueves, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
28 de Mayo, Junio (le enviare un aviso del día), 23 de Julio, 27 de Agosto
St. Luke’s Centro de Salud Para la Comunidad

Exámenes de Salud Mental
Una evaluación gratuita para determinar si usted sufre de la depresión, desorden bipolar, ansiedad, o tensión después de un trauma o algún cambio inesperado en su vida y reciba ayuda e información de médicos y/o consejeros. Llame para hacer una cita.       
St. Luke’s Clinic Mental Health, Hailey

YEAH! (Jóvenes que participan en actividades para la salud)
Este programa de 8 semanas es un enfoque único, centrado en la familia para ayudar a los niños que están en un peso poco saludable. Este programa fomenta hábitos saludables que incluyen una buena nutrición, actividad física adecuada, y la modificación del comportamiento. Llame para más detalles.

Autocontrol de la Diabetes
Aprenda a tener más control de su diabetes tomando clases de capacitación. Una enfermera y nutrióloga de St. Luke’s trabajan en equipo para ofrecerle un programa recomendado por La Asociación de la Diabetes Americana. En la Clínica de St. Luke’s en Hailey.

Introducción a la Diabetes
¿Usted o un ser querido tiene diabetes y le interesa aprender más sobre cómo puede mejorar su salud? Por favor venga a esta clase gratuita que cubrirá información sobre pruebas de azúcar en la sangre, la alimentación saludable, los medicamentos para la diabetes, y el ejercicio. La clase será impartida por un equipo de atención de la diabetes incluyendo a una enfermera y dietista. Esta clase se imparte en ingles con traducción al español. Si usted está interesado en más información llame al (208) 727-8356.


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