Take action to protect your health


  • Come to the next free diabetes education class at Rome Memorial Hospital on Monday, Oct. 1, 1 p.m. Participants meet in the hospital lobby. Patient and Staff Educator Mary Rose Spellicy, RN teaches how to take charge of your diabetes with exercise, healthy eating, medication, measuring blood sugar, and protecting your feet and eyes. Call the hospital’s Education Department at 315-338-7143 for more information.
  • Take advantage of Rome Memorial Hospital’s free blood pressure screenings Sept. 27 and Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the hospital’s Retail Pharmacy. The pharmacy is conveniently located on the ground floor just inside the Bartlett Wing entrance, off East Oak Street.
  • Join Rome Memorial Hospital’s free smoking cessation course by calling the Education Department at 315-338-7143 by Oct. 1. The three-week series runs Wednesday Oct. 3, 10 and 17 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the hospital’s classroom. The program is free and those completing all three classes will be rewarded with a $20 grocery gift card. On the net: www.nysmokefree.comwww.smokefree.gov.


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