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 resource for health in the Wood River Valley. Call us at (208) 727-8733 for information about these programs, and for any other health needs you have.

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

 

Special Events

Make It a Heart Smart 2014!
Join us for St. Luke's Annual Heart of the Matter

Saturday, April 19, 7-10 a.m.
Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood
100 Saddle Road, Ketchum

Thursday, April 24, 7-10 a.m
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Community Campus
1050 Fox Acres Road, Hailey

Your $10 Screening Includes:

  • Blood test for HDL and LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, and glucose levels
  • Blood pressure check

Optional A1c Diabetes/Prediabetes Screening, $6

  • Participants must fast at least 8 hours prior to testing (12 hours preferred). While fasting, please drink lots of water.
  • Insurance will not be billed for this reduced cost screening. Cash or check preferred.
  • Participants must be 18 years or older.
  • Test results will be mailed to you within 7 days.
  • Heart healthy breakfast snacks will be served.
  • Community resource information available.
  • Drop-in, no appointment necessary.

Questions? Call St. Luke’s Center for Community Health at (208) 727-8733.


Mental Health Services
St. Luke’s Clinic – Mental Health Services is now open 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, May 7, June 4, July 2, August 6
1-3 p.m.,
Hailey Post Office

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

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

Bang Your Head? Updates on Concussions
Tony Buoncristiani, MD, orthopedic surgeon, will provide information about this common head injury. Learn evidence-based information regarding safe protocol, prevention, evaluation, implications, and treatment.
Thursday, April 10, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Wood River, Baldy Rooms

Have You Had the Conversation? Talking about End of Life Care
Many of us are afraid to talk about death or simply do not know how to discuss our wishes with our family, friends, or physicians. Carolyn Nystrom, RN, executive director of Hospice and Palliative Care of the Wood River Valley, brings experience, practical advice, and humor on how to have these crucial conversations now, while you are healthy and not in crisis. The focus will not be on making decisions; it will be about how to open up the dialogue. Starter kits will be provided.
Wednesday, April 16, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

Repetitive Stress, Sitting Disease and Ergonomics
How do the things that we do every day add up to pain and possible illness? Kristin Biggins, occupational therapist,certified hand therapist, and registeredyoga instructor, will help you identify ways to change the way you sit, move, work and play to improve posture, circulation, and reduce cellular inflammation in your body.
Wednesday, April 23, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

A Happy, Healthy Heart
Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans, accounting for 600,000 deaths every year. Join Laurie Byrne, registered and licensed dietitian, to learn more about how to prevent heart disease through food and nutrition and achieve a healthy lifestyle.
Thursday, May 1, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Wood River, Baldy Rooms

Improving Shoulder Health with Feldenkrais
Feldenkrais is a form of somatic education that uses gentle movement and directed attention to improve mobility and enhance human functioning. Mary Kay Foley, physical therapist and guild certified Feldenkrais practitioner, will lead you through some movement and awareness specifically to address the shoulder; increase range of motion; improve flexibility, posture, and coordination; and rediscover your innate capacity for graceful, efficient movement. Come in comfortable clothing prepared to move on yoga mats on the floor.
Wednesday, May 7, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

Keeping our Kids Healthy: Vaccines and other Preventive Measures
Julie Lyons, MD, family medicine, will provide new evidence-based information to help you understand how to keep your kids as healthy as possible, and will demystify controversies around childhood immunizations.
Wednesday, May 14, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

Dodging Diabetes
Even though we hear that diabetes is on the rise everywhere, many of us don’t understand the implications of this disease or our own risk factors. Join Nancy Dettori, registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator, and Sarah Seppa, registered dietitian, to learn more about diabetes, the best preventive measures, and the most effective treatment strategies.
Thursday, May 22, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Wood River, Baldy Rooms

Melanoma: The Importance of Self-Exams and Early Detection
The American Academy of Dermatology has established May as National Melanoma and Skin Cancer Prevention Month. Matthew Reeck, MD, dermatologist, will provide information about melanomas and other skin cancers, rationale why early detection is important, and current treatment options. Dr. Reeck will also give specific guidelines on how to be proactive with self-examinations.
Thursday, May 29, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Wood River, Baldy Rooms

Psychotherapy Using EMDR
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a form of psychotherapy developed to resolve trauma-related stress and disorders. Gay Miremont, licensed clinical social worker, will explain how EMDR can help someone work through past experiences that may be dysfunctionally stored within a memory network, and find more adaptive coping mechanisms.
Wednesday, June 4, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

To Paleo or Not to Paleo
The Paleo diet is a modern take on how humans ate 2.6 million years ago in the Paleolithic era. Join Sarah Seppa, registered dietitian, in this discussion about potential pros and cons, and evidence-based nutritional facts about this type of diet.
Thursday, June 12, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Wood River, Baldy 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 sessions: April 8, May 13, June 10, August 12
St. Luke’s Center for Community Health, St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Suite 200

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! Please call us for more information.


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 adults and child CPR and AED, and infant CPR.
Pre-registration required, please no walk-ins. Cost: $64
Third Thursdays, 6-9 p.m.
Next sessions:
April 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21
St. Luke’s Wood River, River Run Rooms

First Aid
Learn the latest methods on how to respond to many emergency medical situations by attending this American Heart Association Basic First Aid course.
Pre-registration required; please no walk-ins. Cost $64
Thursday, April 10, 6-10 p.m.
St. Luke’s Wood River, River Run Rooms


Depression Screening

The National Depression Screening program provides increased awareness of the signs and symptoms of depression and mental health resources in the community. If you think you may be suffering from depression, bi-polar disorder, anxiety, or post-traumatic stress, call for a confidential, free, one-hour screening with a licensed mental health counselor. We can screen adults and older adolescents. Appointment required, available in Spanish or English.
Tuesdays, May 20 and July 15, 9:30 a.m.-noon
St. Luke’s Center for Community Health
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Suite 200

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.
Cost: $96 for each 8-week series, $15 drop-in.
Tuesdays, April 8-May 27, 5:30-7 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

Therapeutic Yoga
This small class invites those who would benefit from a gentle yoga practice tailored to specific needs, unique health conditions, and personal goals. Pre-registration required; instructor will call you prior to class to discuss your individual needs.
Cost: $40 for each 4 week series, 1 class per week; $12 drop-in
Tuesdays or Thursdays, April 1-24 and May 1-27, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Tuesdays, St. Luke’s Wood River, River Run Rooms
Thursdays, St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

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 in Ketchum and Hailey locations. 

Improving Shoulder Health with Feldenkrais
Feldenkrais is a form of somatic education that uses gentle movement and directed attention to improve mobility and enhance human functioning. Mary Kay Foley, physical therapist and guild certified Feldenkrais practitioner, will lead you through some movement and awareness specifically to address the shoulder; increase range of motion; improve flexibility, posture, and coordination; and rediscover your innate capacity for graceful, efficient movement. Come in comfortable clothing prepared to move on yoga mats on the floor.
(Click on Brown Bags Health Talks for complete list of Brown Bag topics.)
Wednesday, May 7, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

Nutrition

Best U Healthy Weight Management Program

12-week all-encompassing program offering 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.
Please call for location details and to registe. Cost: $96
Wednesdays, April 16-June 4, 7:30-8:45 a.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Elk’s Rehab, Suite 201, and Carbonate Rooms

A Happy, Healthy Heart
Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans, accounting for 600,000 deaths every year. Join Laurie Byrne, registered and licensed dietitian, to learn more about how to prevent heart disease through food and nutrition and achieve a healthy lifestyle.
(Click on Brown Bags Health Talks for complete list of Brown Bag topics.)
Thursday, May 1, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Wood River, Baldy Rooms

Dodging Diabetes
Even though we hear that diabetes is on the rise everywhere, many of us don’t understand the implications of this disease or our own risk factors. Join Nancy Dettori, registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator, and Sarah Seppa, registered dietitian, to learn more about diabetes, the best preventive measures, and the most effective treatment strategies.
(Click on Brown Bags Health Talks for complete list of Brown Bag topics.)
Thursday, May 22, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Wood River, Baldy Rooms

To Paleo or Not to Paleo
The Paleo diet is a modern take on how humans ate 2.6 million years ago in the Paleolithic era. Join Sarah Seppa, registered dietitian, in this discussion about potential pros and cons, and evidence-based nutritional facts about this type of diet.
(Click on Brown Bags Health Talks for complete list of Brown Bag topics.)
Thursday, June 12, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Wood River, Baldy Rooms

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
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.

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


Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Parenting
Childbirth Preparation
A six-week series promoting a healthy, safe, and educated birth. 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 1˝ 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
Every Wednesday, noon-1:30 p.m.
St. Luke's Wood River, River Run Rooms

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 for each 8-week series, $15 drop-in.
Tuesdays, April 8-May 27, 5:30-7 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

Car Seat Safety Checks: New Location and Time!
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 sessions:
April 16, May 21, June 18, July 16, August 20
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, outside main entry

Keeping our Kids Healthy: Vaccines and other Preventive Measures
Julie Lyons, MD, family medicine, will provide new evidence-based information to help you understand how to keep your kids as healthy as possible, and will demystify controversies around childhood immunizations.
(Click on Brown Bags Health Talks for complete list of Brown Bag topics.)  
Wednesday, May 14, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

Youth Programs and Classes

Super Sitter Seminar
Learn the basics of successful babysitting in this introductory course. For youth 11-13 years.
Cost: $15. Pre-registration required, please no walk-ins.
Saturday, June 14, 12:30-4 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

YEAH! (Youth Engaged in Activities for Health)
An 8-week healthy lifestyle program for children ages 5-16 and their families that focuses on healthy eating, physical activity, and positive behavior changes. YEAH! will be offered late winter/early spring. If you are interested in learning more and finding out if your family is eligible, ask your St. Luke’s primary care provider or call St. Luke’s Clinical Nutrition at (208) 727-8356.


Clases 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.

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.
6 de Abril, 4 de Mayo, 1 de Junio, 6 de Julio y 3 de Agosto
Estación de radio KECH 95.3FM

Inspección de la Seguridad del Asiento de Carro de su Niño
(change in dates, time, and venue)

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..
16 de Abril, 21 de Mayo, 18 de Junio, 16 de Julio, 20 de Agosto
Por la entrada principal de St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic

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, 17 de Abril, 22 de Mayo,  24 de Julio, 21 de Agosto, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
St. Luke’s Centro de Salud Para la Comunidad

“ASUNTOS DEL CORAZÓN” Examen de Colesterol y Diabetes
Necesita ir en ayunas (no coma o beba desde 8 horas antes, solo agua). Abierto al público mayor de 18 años de edad, sin cita. 
Costo: $10 colesterol, $6 diabetes
Sábado, 19 de Abril, 7-10 a.m.
Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood, 100 Saddle Road, Ketchum
Jueves, 24 de Abril, 7-10 a.m.
Community Campus, 1050 Fox Acres Road, Hailey

¿Qué Me Pasa?
Para niñas de 9-13 años de edad
Hablar sobre el comienzo de la pubertad y el ciclo de la menstruación sigue siendo una tarea muy importante y difícil para los padres y madres cuando sus hijas llegan a esta edad. Acompañe a sus hijas a esta clase introductoria para conversar sobre estos temas ya que no toda la información que reciben procede de fuentes fiables.
Jueves, 1 de Mayo, 6-8 p.m.
St. Luke’s Centro de Salud Para la Comunidad

La Depresión
Una evaluación gratis 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 con anticipación para registrarse.
Martes, 20 de Mayo y 15 de Julio, 9:30 a.m.-noon
St. Luke’s Centro de Salud para la Comunidad

Preparación para el Parto
El trabajo de parto y el parto es generalmente la parte del embarazo que más preocupaciones genera en las madres. El centro de salud desea que tenga las menores preocupaciones que sea posible al pasar por esta experiencia. Estas clases están diseñadas para ayudar a que las madres logren los mejores resultados posibles para ellas mismas y sus bebés con el apoyo de su compañero(a) de parto. Costo: $20
Martes, 8, 15, 22 de Julio, 6-8 p.m.
St. Luke’s Centro de Salud Para la Comunidad


YEAH!
Un programa de estilo de vida saludable de 8 semanas para niños de 5 a 16 y sus familias que se centra en la alimentación saludable, la actividad física y los cambios positivos de comportamiento. YEAH! se ofrecerá a finales de invierno / principios de primavera. Si usted está interesado en aprender más y descubrir si su familia es elegible, pregunte a su proveedor de atención medica de St. Luke’s o llame a la clínica de nutrición de St. Luke’s, al (208) 727-8356.

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.


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