DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (August 3, 2017) – Halifax Health clinicians will present the following classes this month at the Ormond Beach Family YMCA Healthy Living Center, 500 Sterthaus Drive, Ormond Beach.
Eye Doc Talk: Diabetes and Your Eyes
August 21, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
August 22, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Join Halifax Health Chief of Ophthalmology Dr. Nishita Patel as she teaches the importance of eye care through this monthly series. This month’s topic is “Diabetes and Your Eyes.” The community is invited to attend this free event and learn more about the major eye issues that can occur with diabetes.
Social Media and Your Psyche
August 23, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Join Halifax Health – Care for Women’s Sue Chappuis, APRN, as she discusses the effects that social media has on the psyche – which can include depression and anxiety. This free event is open to parents and teens who would like to learn more about the long-term effects of this “digital addiction.”
Doc Talk – Part 1: It All Starts with Primary Care
August 16, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Join Dr. Leslie Williams of Halifax Health – Primary Care as he discusses how having a primary care provider is the first step in combating heart disease and stroke – the two leading causes of death in Volusia County. This free presentation will also include a complimentary blood pressure check and a card for attendees to take home so they can track their blood pressure over time. A light lunch will be served.
Doc Talk – Part 2: Preventive Screenings (and Ones You May Not Be Aware of)
August 30, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Join Dr. Leslie Williams as he provides an inside look of all the preventive exams and screenings patients have access to at Halifax Health – Primary Care in Ormond Beach. He will also discuss new technology, including one for skin exams. Light snacks will be served.
For more information, call 386.673.9622 or visit vfymca.org/hlc.
Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, freestanding emergency department, an urgent care, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.