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September 10, 2013

Health Notes: Sept. 10, 2013

Impeerium closed until Monday

PLATTSBURGH — Impeerium Peer Network is closed all week due to a staff conference.

The agency, a peer-based program for those who have used or are using mental-health services, will reopen on Monday, Sept. 16.

Impeerium is located at Suite E, 14 Healey Ave.

For more information, call 324-6250.

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Children’s yoga classes starting soon

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Carousel is offering children’s yoga classes starting Saturday, Sept. 21, at its 2 Depot St. location.

Sessions, which are appropriate for ages 6 to 10, run from 9 to 10 a.m. on Sept. 21, 28; Oct. 5 and 12. 

Each class will end with a ride on the carousel. Participants should bring a yoga mat, blanket or towel. The instructor is Amy Kohanski.

The cost is $10 per class. Class size is limited, and preregistration is required by Monday, Sept. 16. For questions, call Paula Hameline at 891-9521.

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Hospital hosting free Hunters’ Health Screening 

ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown Community Hospital’s annual Hunters’ Health Screening is from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept 18, at 75 Park St. 

The free health screening will allow hunters the opportunity to have a physical that will assess their overall health before they set out into the woods. Results will be reviewed by a physician that evening, and an opportunity to ask questions about health status is also available.

The screening will assess blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol and oxygen levels. Hospital staff will also check vision, height and weight, providing an overall health picture. Participants will also have an EKG reading taken. 

As well, the hospital lobby will be filled with information related health and safety.

For questions, call the hospital at 873-3003.

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