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CHEC joins with other MCV Campus health advocates on hearing loss prevention effort

Advocates for good health at VCU are leading a “Let’s Hear It! Hearing Loss Awareness” campaign to build understanding about hearing loss prevention during May, designated Better Hearing and Speech Month by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. The Community Heath Education Center (CHEC), the hospital gift shop, VCU Audiology and the MCV Hospital Auxiliary are combining …. Read more

June 6: Using Home Oxygen

Please join us in the Community Health Education Center for a patient education program about home oxygen on Monday, June 6 at 12:00 pm. This session will be facilitated by Janet Pinson, NP, and will include how to choose the appropriate oxygen system, how someone qualifies for oxygen, and the effects of Medicare on oxygen. …. Read more

May 10: Hearing Loss Awareness

Please join us in the Community Health Education Center for “Let’s Hear It! Hearing Loss Awareness” on Tuesday, May 10 at noon. Dr. Christine Eubanks, Director, VCU Hearing Center, will present an overview of hearing loss for patients and provide information about prevention. She will also talk about how health care providers can better communicate …. Read more

April 29: Open House for Administrative Professionals Week

Please join us in celebrating Administrative Professionals Week at our Open House on Friday, April 29, 2016 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.  We will have light refreshments available and administrative professionals can enter to win 4 gift cards! The Community Health Education Center is located on the Ground Floor of the VCU Medical Center …. Read more

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April 27 & 29: Mindfulness Meditation

Take a moment out of your day to de-stress, re-focus, and find balance in a relaxed setting. Join Georgianne Ginder for a 30 minute guided meditation session in CHEC on both Wednesday, April 27 and Friday, April 29 at 12 noon and again at 12:30 pm. Space is very limited. Please let us know which …. Read more

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April 26: Donate Life Educational Event

April is National Donate Life Month! Celebrate and become better educated with us on Tuesday, April 26 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Community Health Education Center. Stop by during this time for the opportunity to learn more about organ, eye, and tissue donation. For more information, please call 828-2432 or email seamick@vcu.edu. …. Read more

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April 20 & 22: Mindfulness Meditation

Take a moment out of your day to de-stress, re-focus, and find balance in a relaxed setting. Join Georgianne Ginder for a 30 minute guided meditation session in CHEC on both Wednesday, April 20 and Friday, April 22 at 12 noon and again at 12:30 pm. Space is very limited. Please let us know which …. Read more

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April 20: Yoga

Please join us in the Community Health Education Center on Wednesday, April 20 at 1:00 pm for yoga led by Carrie Baines, Assistant Director of Fitness/Wellness, VCU Recreational Sports. Carrie will focus on the health benefits of yoga and lead us through a light, interactive session. Feel free to come dressed either in yoga/workout clothes …. Read more

April 13 & 15: Mindfulness Meditation

Take a moment out of your day to de-stress, re-focus, and find balance in a relaxed setting. Join Georgianne Ginder for a 30 minute guided meditation session in CHEC on both Wednesday, April 13 and Friday, April 15 at 12 noon and again at 12:30 pm. Space is very limited. Please let us know which …. Read more

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April 6 & 8: Mindfulness Meditation

Take a moment out of your day to de-stress, re-focus, and find balance in a relaxed setting. Join Georgianne Ginder for a 30 minute guided meditation session in CHEC on both Wednesday, April 6 and Friday, April 8 at 12 noon and again at 12:30 pm. Space is very limited. Please let us know which …. Read more

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