SEBASTICOOK VALLEY HOSPITAL OFFERING HEALTH
AND EDUCATION COURSES IN AUGUST

Sebasticook Valley Health (SVH) Community Health and Education will offer Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid training at the conference room on 130 Leighton Street in Pittsfield in August. Heartsaver Infant/Child/Adult CPR and AED will be offered on Monday, August 10th from 5:30 to 9 PM. First Aid will be offered on Monday, August 17th from 5:30 to 9 PM. The cost for CPR/AED is $50, for First Aid is $40, and $70 if registering for both classes at the same time. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. For more information or to register contact 487-3890 extension 2731 or (tty at 487-4590).
Sebasticook Valley Health (SVH) announces that Kristina Verney, Healthy SV Nutrition Education Coordinator, will be the featured speaker at the Thursday, August 13th SVH Diabetes Support Group meeting. Ms. Verney will provide information about prescription drug safety. The Diabetes Support Group of Sebasticook Valley Health meets the second Thursday of each month from 4 to 6 PM at SVH Administrative Building on 130 Leighton Street in Pittsfield. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, contact the SVH Community Health and Education Department at 487-3890 ext. 2731 or (tty at 487-4590).
New Health Care Provider BLS Training Offered at Sebasticook Valley Health (SVH) on Friday, August 14th from 8:30 AM to 3 PM at the conference room on 130 Leighton Street in Pittsfield. This class is for health care professionals who are required to have healthcare provider certification. BLS skills for adult, infant and children, use of the AED, rescue from choking and the use of a bag-mask device are included. This is not a renewal course: it is designed for new certification. Pre-registration is required. The cost of the class is $75, which includes a textbook. For more information or to register, contact the SVH Community Health and Education department at 487-3890 ext. 2731 or (tty 487-4590).
SEBASTICOOK VALLEY HEALTH
The activities coordinators at Sebasticook Valley Health make every effort to help patients with activities to keep them engaged during their hospital stay. Activities are promoted to keep everyone in good spirits, focused on recovery, and motivated to stay engaged in their health. In addition to a Daily Brain Buster and Word Search the following activities are planned for the week of Monday, July 27th through Thursday, July 30th. Monday, July 27th – Current Events; Tuesday, July 28th – Suncatchers; Wednesday, July 29th – Bean Bag Toss; Thursday, July 30th – Lily Pad Frogs.