Al-Anon family group

The Serenity Seekers Al-Anon family group meets on Mondays at 2 p.m., at the Land O’ Lakes Senior Center, 6801 Wisteria Loop. The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship for relatives and friends of alcoholics. There is no dues for membership. For information, call (813) 929-1200. … [Read more...]

HIV, Hep C and Hep A

The Florida Department of Health in Pasco County (DOH-Pasco), along with the Public Defender’s Mobile Medical Unit, is offering free rapid HIV and hepatitis C testing throughout March. Results from rapid tests will be available in 20 minutes. DOH-Pasco also is offering free adult hepatitis A vaccinations, as well. For a calendar of times and locations, visit, and click on … [Read more...]

Rabies vaccinations

Two Pasco veterinarians are coming together on Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. only, to offer free rabies vaccinations to the community. The purchase of a Pasco County license is required. To reserve your free vaccination, you must call the clinic by Sept. 23. Walk-ins are not guaranteed services and vaccinations will be available while supplies last. • Planned Pethood, 37815 State Road … [Read more...]

Breast-feeding support

St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, 4211 Van Dyke Road in Lutz, will offer a breast-feeding support group on July 23 at 10 a.m., in Garden Classroom B. Admission is free. To register call (813) 443-2046. … [Read more...]

Hands-only CPR

The Land O’ Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, will host a free hands-only CPR class on May 15 from 10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. A certified CPR trainer from the American Heart Association will give hands-on experience with a CPR mannequin and life-saving AED machine. This is a for-knowledge, non-certification course. Registration is required by calling (813) 929-1214. … [Read more...]

New appointment

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has appointed Jennifer Robinson as vice president of human resources. Robinson comes to Bayonet Point Hospital from St. Petersburg General Hospital, where she served as vice president of human resources for nearly five years. She has had various human resources positions since 2000 and in HCA since 2009. Robinson has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, … [Read more...]

Diabetes lecture

Access Health Care Physicians, 5382 Spring Hill Drive in Spring Hill, will offer a lecture on “Complications of Diabetes” March 12 at 1 p.m., for anyone diagnosed with diabetes mellitus and family. Reservations are required. Call (352) 200-2190. … [Read more...]

Newborn care

St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, 4211 Van Dyke Road in Lutz, will offer a newborn care class Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to noon, in Garden Classroom A. This interactive class covers various aspects of infant care, including feeding, diapering, bathing safety, signs of illness, and newborn characteristics. The cost is $25, which covers the expectant mother and a support person. To register, call (813) … [Read more...]

Hospice needs volunteers

Gulfside Hospice is looking for volunteers and is scheduling orientation sessions. Volunteer opportunities include sitting with patients, providing spiritual care and counseling, assisting with the Pet Peace of Mind program, and helping in administrative offices. The thrift shops also need help with accepting and sorting donations, organizing shelves and window displays, greeting customers … [Read more...]

Men’s health

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel will offer “Men’s Health: What You Should Know” March 21 at noon. Dr. Ralph Highshaw, urologist, will discuss BPH (enlarged prostate), prostate health and erectile dysfunction. For information and to register, call (844) 504-9378.   … [Read more...]