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HEALTH

BLOOD DONATIONS:

Parkview Hospital, Pach Room, 2200 Randallia Drive, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday; IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday; IPFW, Science Building, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday; Asbury United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 605 E. Main St., Albion, noon to 5 p.m. Friday; Zanesville United Brethren Church, Fellowship Hall, 3092 W. Broadway, Zanesville, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

“ENJOY THE TASTE OF EATING RIGHT”: Presentation; 5 p.m.; Lutheran Health Network, Cancer Resource Center, 7910 W. Jefferson Blvd., Suite 109; 435-7959 or www.lutheranhospital.com.

FOCUS ON HEALTH: Wednesday through Saturday, also April 30 to May 3; low-cost fee for blood chemistry test, hemogram, TSH, PSA, hemoglobin A1C and vitamin D; for times and locations, call 260-373-7954 or go to www.fohealth.com.

FORT WAYNE WELLNESS SYMPOSIUM: Learn about workplace wellness programs; 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday; Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $59 with promo code FWWELL; to register, call 1-800-824-6885 or go to www.indianachamber.com/conferences.

FRANCINE’S FRIENDS MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY UNIT: For women ages 40 and older; times vary depending on location; appointments suggested but not required, 483-1847 or 1-800-727-8439, ext. 26540: South Whitley Elementary School, 406 W. Wayne St., South Whitley, Monday; Heritage Park, 2001 Hobson Road, Tuesday; Butler Elementary School, 1025 S. Broadway, Butler, Wednesday; Kroger, 601 E. Dupont Road, Thursday; YMCA of Steuben County, 500 E. Harcourt, Angola, Fri day; JC Automotive, 6507 U.S. 30, New Haven, Saturday.

“GET YOURSELF TESTED”: Free testing for chlamydia, gonorrhea and HIV; Friday; appointment required; 3914 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne, 260-423-1322; 630 S. Buffalo St., Suite 1, Warsaw, 574-267-3889 or www.ppink.org.

“HEALING YOUR GRIEVING HEART: EXPLORING PRACTICAL TOUCHSTONES FOR CARING FOR YOURSELF”: Grief program presented by Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt and sponsored by D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday; Ceruti’s Summit Park, 6601 Innovation Blvd.; free; reservations required, 426-9494 or www.mccombandsons.com.

LIFE LINE SCREENING: Five health screenings; Monday; Don Hall’s Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road; reservations required, 1-888-653-6441 or www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners.

OUTDOOR FITNESS BOOT CAMPS: Offered by Better Sweat Fitness; six-week sessions beginning April 29; 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Wednesdays; outdoor locations vary; deadline to register is Friday; $25 one night a week or $40 for both nights; www.facebook.com/bettersweatfitness or email, hlthy strides@gmail.com.

“PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE”: Sponsored by Passages Inc.; informational meeting; 6 p.m. Thursday; Passages Inc., Creative Learning Center, 333 N. Oak St., Columbia City; reservations required by Tuesday; 260-244-9327 or email, phoyt@passagesinc.org.

SUPER SHOT CLINICS: Birth to age 18, $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.

•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)

•Emanuel 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

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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