Teen self-care

The New River Library, 34043 State Road 54 in Zephyrhills, will offer Teen Self-Care Saturday March 24 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., for teens that need a break. Participants can learn new ways to relax and take care care of their mental health. For information, call (813) 788-6375. … [Read more...]

Health fair

The Edwinola, 14235 Edwinola Way in Dade City, will host a Community Health Fair March 26 at 9 a.m. There will be health screenings available by select vendors, which include Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, Bayfront Health Dade City, Agency on Aging, Florida Medical Clinic, Belton Hearing, The Parkinson Foundation, and local skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, and pharmacies. For … [Read more...]

HIV, Hep C testing

The Florida Department of Health in Pasco County, in conjunction with the public defender’s Mobile Medical Unit, is offering free rapid HIV and Hepatitis C testing at several locations. March 23 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at Christian Secure Ministries, 5609 U.S. 19 in New Port Richey; and from noon to 4 p.m., at Department of Health, 5640 Main St., New Port Richey. Call (727) 619-0260. … [Read more...]

Counseling services

Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church, 2348 Collier Parkway in Land O’ Lakes, provides on-site professional counseling services to children, adults, couples and families, Thursdays and Fridays, by appointment. For information, contact Carmen Anderson, licensed mental health counselor, at (813) 949-4565, ext. 223, or *protected email*. … [Read more...]

Zumba class

Women-only Zumba classes will take place every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 10:30 a.m., at Karl & DiMarco North Dance Studio, 19022 Geraci Road in Lutz. No experience necessary. Wear sneakers, and bring a water bottle and towel. The cost is $5 per class. … [Read more...]

NAMI support groups

The Pasco County Chapter of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) offers two types of monthly support group meetings. The NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group, for those living with mental illness, is a structured, closed group for individuals age 18 and older, interested in the recovery process, sharing coping skills, and being with others who understand the daily challenges. This … [Read more...]

Strength and balance

Silver Sneakers Flex Strength & Balance Classes are offered Wednesdays at 9 a.m., and Fridays at 10:30 a.m., at The Groves Golf and Country Club Civic Center in Land O’ Lakes. These are low-impact classes, for men and women, to help improve flexibility and balance. The cost is free to Silver Sneakers members and $5 for non-members. For information, contact Tom Marbell at (352) 409-2984 or … [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...]

Community events

The Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54, will offer these community events: Chatterboxes, March 8 at 3 p.m. Saturday Super Prep Childbirth Class, March 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lymphedema Support Group, March 15 at 3 p.m. Huntington’s Disease Support Group, March 15 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Newborn Care Class, March 21 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Compassionate Friends … [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...]