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Health And Fitness

Benton County Public Health Walk-in Vaccine Clinic

Where: Virginia Gay Hospital in VintonVaccines: Moderna and JanssenWhen: Monday November 29th 9:00am-1:00pm and 5:30pm-9:00pmWednesday December 1st 5:30pm-9:00pmThursday December 2nd 5:30pm-9:00pmSaturday December 4th 9:30am-1:00pmSunday December 5th 9:30am-1:00pmMonday December 6th 5:30pm-9:00pmWednesday December 8th 10:30am-2:30pm and 5:30pm-9:00pmThursday December 9th 12:00pm-3:00pmFriday December 10th 10:00am-1:00pmWho: Anyone 18 years and olderCost: FreeNote: Second dose of Moderna will be due 28 days after first dose.

Moderna and Janssen Vaccine Clinic Sunday & Monday

Where: Virginia Gay Hospital in VintonVaccines: Moderna and JanssenWhen: Sunday, November 21st 9:00am-1:00pm Monday, November 22nd 9:00am-1:00pmWho: Anyone 18 years and olderCost: FreeNote: Second dose of Moderna will be due the week of December 19th – December 25th. Booster doses for Moderna are for people 65+ and people ages 18-64 working in high-risk jobs.
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Vinton Lutheran Home Outpatient Therapy/Millennium Therapy guest at Lions Club

Vinton Lions Club hosted Justin Ealy and Theresa Fangman, OTA/L, CLT, sharing information on Vinton Lutheran Home Outpatient Therapy/Millennium Therapy. They offer a wide range of services and open for clients at their facility. The Vinton Lions membership enjoys being informed on community services, activities, projects, volunteerism, arts and economic development.

Family Nurse Practioner for Behavior Health speaks to area Kiwanis

Samantha Jirak, is a Family Nurse Practioner for Behavior Health at Vinton Family Medical Clinic. She addressed the Kiwanis Club on Tuesday.  Starting her job three years ago and hired by then administrator Mike Riege, he saw a need for mental health services in the community. She began her job with Virginia Gay Hospital, and said on her first day of work, she saw only two patients.

Benton County Public Health Walk-in Vaccine Clinic

Where: Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton Vaccines: Moderna and Janssen When: Wednesday, November 17th 5:00 pm-9:00 pm Thursday, November 18 th 5:00pm-9:00pm Who: Anyone 18 years and older Cost: Free Note: Second dose of Moderna will be due the week of December 12th – December 18th. Booster doses for Moderna are for people 65+ and people ages 18-64 working in high-risk jobs.
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LOCAL BLOOD DONORS NEEDED THIS FALL DONATE NOVEMBER 23

 LifeServe Blood Center is seeking eligible blood donors to give blood at upcoming community blood drives this fall to benefit local hospital patients. Appointments are required.Virginia Gay Hospital and Vinton Community Blood Drive, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 from 1:45 PM - 5:30 PM at Virginia Gay Hospital, 502 N 9th Ave. Schedule a blood donation appointment online at lifeservebloodcenter.

Benton County Public Health Walk-in Vaccine Clinic Schedule

Vaccines: Moderna and Janssen Where: Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton When: Monday, November 8 th 9:00am-12:00pm Thursday, November 11th 10:00am-1:00pm Friday November 12th 9:00am-12:00pm Who: Anyone 18 years and older Cost: Free Note: Second dose of Moderna will be due the week of December 6 th - December 10th . Booster doses for Moderna are for people 65+ and people ages 18-64 working in high-risk jobs.

Benton County Public Health Walk-in Vaccine Clinic

Vaccines: Moderna and Janssen Where: Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton When: Monday, November 1st, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Thursday, November 4th, 1:00 pm – 6:00 pmFriday, November 5th, 9:00 am – 2:00 pmWho: Anyone 18 years and older Cost: Free Note: Second dose of Moderna will be due the week of November 29th – December 3rd. Moderna Booster doses for people 65+ and people ages 18-64 working or living in high-risk settings, have underlying medical conditions, or live in long-term care facilities are available.
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Tall Cop says Stop!

We are super excited to be bringing in Jermaine Galloway, aka Tall Cop (Says Stop), virtually to our communities FREE of CHARGE to anyone who wants to attend!  Jermaine is known for his tag line: “You can’t stop what you don’t see” and is regarded as one of America’s top experts in various drug and alcohol trends and has specialized in underage drinking and drug enforcement for more than 15 years.

Words on Wellness November

Below you will find your edition of the November 2021 Words on Wellness newsletter.This edition features:·    The Mixed-Up Plate·    Recipe for Vegetable Frittata·    Food Safety Tips for your Thanksgiving Turkey·    Tai Chi for Health
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