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Residents 55 and older can participate in a Seniors First! discussion on senior health issues on March 14 at the Redan-Trotti Library in Lithonia.
Millennials, seniors, churches, HOAs, organizations, businesses, schools and others can take steps toward good health at “America Walks DeKalb Walks” events throughout March.
Residents concerned about the potential effect of the repeal of the Affordable Care Act can attend a town hall meeting on March 18 at Fire Station No. 25 in Stone Mountain.
DeKalb Board of Health employee Kassie Bennett has received the Servant’s Heart Award from Georgia first lady Sandra Deal for her work as an advocate and mentor for young mothers and moms-to-be.
Tweens, teens and their parents can attend DeKalb Medical’s Puberty Rocks! sessions on March 9 in Decatur and Lithonia.
Residents who are struggling to lose weight or seeking to maintain a healthy weight can attend free classes at Kaiser Permanente Georgia’s Panola Medical Center in Lithonia.
Members of the Kappa Alpha Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. have delivered 50 hat, glove and scarf sets to the Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence in Decatur for use by its clients.
DeKalb residents are urged to “share what you don’t wear” with disadvantaged families by donating items to the DeKalb Board of Health’s ongoing clothing drive.
One in four U.S. adults who say their hearing is good or excellent actually has hearing damage, and much of the damage is from loud sounds encountered during everyday activities at home and in the community.
Adult patrons can pick up nutrition and exercise tips on March 4 at PraiseMoves DeKalb: An Alternative to Yoga at the Stonecrest Library.
Gardeners itching to get their hands dirty can attend Vegetables to Plant in Spring/Vegetables to Plant in Summer on Feb. 28 at the Decatur Library.
Registration is open through March 4 for DeKalb County’s Neon 5K Fun Run at Mason Mill Park in Decatur.
Early intervention providers, parents and members of the general public can participate in a 60-day comment period on the grant application and revised policy for the Georgia Department of Public Health’s Babies Can’t Wait program.
Free medical screenings and exercise and nutrition demonstrations will be available on March 4 at the “Living Healthier in 2017” Health Fair at Welcome Friend Baptist Church in Ellenwood.