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Health

BLOOD DONATIONS:

Fellowship Missionary Church, 2536 Tillman Road, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday; cafeteria, Cedarville Elementary School, 12225 Hardisty Road, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday; IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E., 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday; Kelley Automotive, 633 Avenue of Autos, 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday; Remax Results, 8101 Coldwater Road, 8:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday; police training room, New Haven Police Department, 815 Lincoln Highway E. in New Haven, 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday; meeting room, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 4700 Vance Ave., 2 to 7 p.m. Friday; IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E., 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday; Lucky Harley-Davidson, 6315 Illinois Road, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.

33RD ANNUAL FOCUS ON HEALTH: Free health checks and low-cost lab tests for adults 18 and older; 373-7954 or www.fohealth.com.

•Towne House Retirement Center, 2209 St. Joe Center Road, 7:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday.

•Jorgensen Family YMCA, 10313 Aboite Center Road, 6:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday.

•American Red Cross Center of Northeast Indiana, 1212 E. California Road, 8 a.m. to noon Thursday.

•Huntertown United Methodist Church at The Third Place Community Center, 1601 W. Cedar Canyon Road in Huntertown, 8 to 11:30 a.m. Friday.

•Presence Sacred Heart Home, 515 N. Main St. in Avilla, 7:30 11 a.m. Saturday.

•Parish Hall, St. Therese Catholic Church, 2220 Lower Huntington Road, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

FRANCINE’S FRIENDS MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY UNIT: For women ages 40 and older; appointments suggested but not required, 483-1847 or 1-800-727-8439, ext. 26540: South Whitley Elementary, 406 W. Wayne in South Whitley, Monday; Heritage Park, 2001 Hobson Road, Tuesday; Butler Elementary, 10255 Broadway in Butler, Wednesday; General Credit Union, 5020 Riviera Court, Thursday; The Third Place, 1601 Cedar Canyons Road, Friday; Parkview LaGrange Hospital, 207 Townline Road in LaGrange, Saturday.

GENETIC SYNDROME SUPPORT GROUP: Meeting for families and caregivers of children diagnosed with a genetic syndrome: topic presented by Science Central, “Things You Can Make with Children Using Things From Your Home;” 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday; Parkwood Church, 3320 Trier Road; information, 449-0895.

“HAVE YOU BEEN CARDED?” MEDICATION LIST PROGRAM: Free program offering assistance to fill out medication card or update listings; 8:30 to 10 a.m. Monday; Heimach Senior Activity Center, 1800 E. Seventh St., Auburn; information, 260-920-2652.

IMMUNIZATIONS: Birth to age 18, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health immunization clinic, 4813 New Haven Ave., by appointment, 449-7514; $8 per immunization if able to pay, no one turned away for inability to pay; parent or legal guardian must bring child with shot record; for more information call 424-7468.

•Dr. Denise Smith, St. Joseph Medical Group, 1211 W. State Blvd., 4 to 7 p.m. Monday.

•Parkview Hospital Super Shot Clinic, Carew Medical Park, 1818 Carew St., Suite 300, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

•St. Joseph Hospital Super Shot Clinic, Anthony Medical Center, 5717 S. Anthony Blvd., 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday (Spanish and Burmese interpreters available).

•Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 800 Green St., New Haven, 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

•Parkview FirstCare, 3909 New Vision Drive, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

“LIGHT THE SKY FOR AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH”: Hosted by Lakes Area Autism Network; participants will launch lanterns; 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday; Central Park, 225 E. Fort Wayne St., Warsaw.

LUTHERAN HOSPITAL CHILDBIRTH SUITES: Free prenatal classes at 7950 W. Jefferson Blvd., parent education classroom, second floor; pre-registration, 435-7070 or 435-7274.

•“Relaxation & More,” 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

OPEN HOUSE: Hosted by Easter Seals Arc; new Dream Teens, iTeens and Transition programs will be on display; 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday; Easter Seals Arc, 4919 Coldwater Road.

“PUBLIC HEALTH INSURANCE: WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW CAN COST YOU”: Hosted by About Special Kids; informative training about public health insurance programs; for parents and professionals to learn about programs for families of kids with disabilities; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday; Easter Seals ARC, 4919 Project Road; $40 for family members, $75 for professionals; registration required, www.aboutspecialkids.org/training.aspx.

Health lists health-related public nonprofit events with specific times and locations. Send items two weeks before desired publication date to Health, The Journal Gazette, P.O. Box 88, Fort Wayne, IN 46801-0088; fax, 461-8648; or email dparker@jg.net.

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