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Evangelical Community Hospital has scheduled its roster of support groups and community health screenings for the month of February.

Support groups

Bariatric: Wednesday, February 5 at 6 p.m., at West Branch Medical Center Conference Room. This month’s topic: The plan to decrease your inflammation.

Empty Arms: Monday, February 17, 7 p.m. at Evangelical Community Hospital, Wood-Mode AB Conference Rooms. Support group for individuals following the loss of a baby. Please call Community Health and Wellness at 570-768-3200 to register.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Sundays, noon to 1 p.m., Evangelical Community Hospital in Wood-Mode Conference Room, located on the Hospital’s lower level.

Health screenings

Comprehensive Blood Screen: Monday, February 3, 7-10 a.m., Mobile Health of Evangelical at the Snyder County Produce Auction, 6130 South Susquehanna Trail, Port Trevorton.

A low-cost comprehensive blood screening can provide important details about your health, sometimes before symptoms of a condition surface, giving you and your physicians the power to plan ahead. $50 fee includes lipid panel (HDL, LDL, total cholesterol, and triglycerides), complete blood count, and CMP (blood sugar, electrolytes, calcium, protein, liver enzymes etc.). Appointments required. Call 570-768-3200.

Free Heart Screen: Thursday, February 13, 7-10 a.m., Community Health and Wellness. Appointments required.

Screenings include: lipid panel (good, bad, and total cholesterol levels, triglycerides), blood pressure, body composition, cardiac risk and stroke assessments, and blood oxygen saturation. Results will be reviewed by a physician and mailed to you. A 12-hour fast is required prior to your appointment.

Hearing Screening: Monday, February 17, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Surgical Specialists of Evangelical, 25 Lystra Rogers Drive, Lewisburg.

This free screening is for anyone who has noticed a change in their hearing or have others tell them that they are not hearing as well as they used to. Krystal G. Decker, AuD, Audiologist, is administering the hearing screens, and during the screen will talk about the changes you may be noticing, offer education on caring for your ears, and explore options for assistive devices if needed. Appointments required. Call 570-768-3200.

Comprehensive Blood Screen: Tuesday, February 18, 7-10 a.m., Community Health and Wellness.

$50 fee includes lipid panel (HDL, LDL, total cholesterol, and triglycerides), complete blood count, and CMP (blood sugar, electrolytes, calcium, protein, liver enzymes etc.). Appointments required. Call 570-768-3200.

Free Varicose and Spider Vein Screen: Tuesday, February 25, 8-11 a.m., or 12:30-3:30 p.m., Heart and Vascular Center of Evangelical.

This screening includes free examination of varicose and/or spider veins, an overview of treatment options, and free trial treatment, if indicated, that will be provided the same day as the screening or at a follow-up appointment. Appointments are required; call Community Health and Wellness at 570-768-3200.

Free Bone Density Screen: Qualification: Have not had a DXA scan in past 2 years, have not had a heel bone density test in past year, and meet one of the following criteria: over the age of 65, post-menopausal, or pre-menopausal with high risk factors.

  • Tuesday, February 4, 9-11 a.m., Mobile Health of Evangelical at Weis Markets, 65 Meadow Green Drive, Mifflinburg
  • Tuesday, February 11, 9-11 a.m., Mobile Health of Evangelical at the Middlecreek Area Community Center (MACC), 67 Elm Street, Beaver Springs
  • Tuesday, February 18, 9-11 a.m., Mobile Health of Evangelical at the L&L Market Place, 55 Bickel Road, Middleburg
  • Friday, February 28, 9-11 a.m., Mobile Health of Evangelical at the Snyder County Produce Auction, 6130 South Susquehanna Trail, Port Trevorton

Blood Pressure Screenings:

  • Thursday, February 6, 9-11 a.m., Mobile Health of Evangelical at the American Legion Post #44, 309 Point Township Drive, Northumberland
  • Thursday, February 13, 9-11 a.m., Mobile Health of Evangelical at Weis Markets, 719 Route 522, Selinsgrove
  • Thursday, February 20, 9-11 a.m., Mobile Health of Evangelical at the West End Library, 45 Ball Park Road, Laurelton
  • Tuesday, February 25, 9-11 a.m., Mobile Health of Evangelical at the Middleburg Livestock Auction, 6592 Route 522, Middleburg
  • Tuesday, February 25, 10 a.m.-noon, Milton YMCA
  • Wednesday, February 26, 9-11 a.m., Mifflinburg YMCA
  • Wednesdays, noon-4 p.m.; Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon, Community Health and Wellness, Lewisburg

Blood Sugar Screenings:

  • Thursday, February 6, 9-11 a.m., Mobile Health of Evangelical at the American Legion Post #44, 309 Point Township Drive, Northumberland
  • Thursday, February 13, 9-11 a.m., Mobile Health of Evangelical at Weis Markets, 719 Route 522, Selinsgrove
  • Thursday, February 20, 9-11 a.m., Mobile Health of Evangelical at the West End Library, 45 Ball Park Road, Laurelton
  • Tuesday, February 25, 9-11 a.m., Mobile Health of Evangelical at the Middleburg Livestock Auction, 6592 Route 522, Middleburg
  • Tuesday, February 25, 10 a.m.-noon, Milton YMCA

To register for screenings that require appointments, please call Community Health and Wellness at 570-768-3200 or schedule online.

Community Health and Wellness is located in the Professional Office Building, on the Hospital’s main campus, Three Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, Pa., in Suite 116 and Suite 120.