Press-Republican

Briefs

February 5, 2013

Health Notes: Feb. 5, 2013

Brown Bag series continues Thursday

PLATTSBURGH — “Health Homes: What Are They?” is the topic of the next Brown Bag program sponsored by Behavioral Health Services North (BHSN) and the National Alliance on Mental Illness: Champlain Valley (NAMI: CV).

The talk is set for 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in the second floor meeting room of Plattsburgh City Library on Oak Street.

Bring your lunch. Resource materials will be provided.

Future talks, all from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. are: “Transgender Teens” March 7; and “Autism: Ask Your Questions” April 4.

For more information, call 563-8206, Ext. 135, or 561-2685, or email bblack@bhsn.org.

Program to focus on dental health

PLATTSBURGH — The Imaginarium Children’s Museum of the North Country is hosting “Dino Bites,” a program that focuses on proper dental care, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10.

Activities include brushing a dinosaur egg, making apple mouths with almond teeth and more, with the goal of making brushing and dental health fun.

The Imaginarium, at 4709 Route 9 in Plattsburgh, is open for exploration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 1 to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $4 per person age 2 and up. Admission for all Super Sunday programs is $6 per person age 2 and up. Children under the age of 2 are free.

For questions, email develop@imaginariumchildrensmuseum.org.

Blood drives set

PLATTSBURGH — There are many opportunities to give blood in February through the North Country Regional Blood Donor Program.

Here’s the schedule for this week: 4 to 7 p.m. today, Brushtono-Moira American Legion Post 939; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, Peru High School; 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, Chazy High School; 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, Willsboro Fire Department; and 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, SUNY Plattsburgh Angell College Center.

The Blood Donor Center, 85 Plaza Blvd., is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Walk-in donors are encouraged. To learn how to host a drive, call 562-7406.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Briefs
Videos: Editor Picks
Raw: Obama Tours Gyeongbok Palace Swimmer Michael Phelps Back in Competition Raw: Obama Lays Korean War Memorial Wreath Obama Leads Naturalization Ceremony in Seoul Calif. School Bus Crash Hurts Driver, 11 Kids Country Club for Exotic Cars Little Science Behind 'Pollen Vortex' Prediction US Proposes Pay-for-priority Internet Standards Wife Mourns Chicago Doctor Killed in Afghanistan FDA Proposes Regulations on E-cigarettes Kerry Warns Russia of Expensive New Sanctions Mideast Peace Talks Stall on Hamas Deal Cody Walker Remembers His Late Brother Paul Grieving South Korea Puts Up Yellow Ribbons Raw: Kerry Brings His Dog to Work Raw: Girls Survive Car Crash Into Their Bedroom Three U.S. Doctors Killed by Afghan Security Yankees' Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Pine Tar Colleagues Mourn Death of Doctors in Afghanistan Ukraine Launches Operation Against Insurgents
CVPH Job Opportunities