Health
Thursday, April 19th, 2001
Nanticoke is celebrating National Volunteer Week
Nanticoke Health Services joins communities across the nation in celebrating National Volunteer Week, April 22 - April 28, 2001. According to Jean Baldwin, Coordinator of Auxiliary/Volunteer Services, "Nanticoke Health Services will show their appreciation and give recognition to the hundreds of citizens who actively volunteer their time and talents to the betterment of their community. The staff has many activities planned to include a special Volunteer Reception to be held in the Community Room at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital on April 24th at 3:00 p.m. The highlight of volunteer week will be the banquet on April 26th at 5:00 p.m. at the Laurel Fire Hall where the Volunteer of the Year will be announced." This year's theme is "Volunteers are Shining Stars." The shining stars of Nanticoke Health Services gave over 37,000 hours of service to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, LifeCare at Lofland Park, and Seaford High School Wellness Center during 2000. Come join our galaxy of shining stars at Nanticoke Health Services. We canāt make you rich, but we can enrich your life! To learn more about becoming a Volunteer call 629-6611, ext. 2301. Free CPR trainings offered Be a part of history as you learn to save a life. Join us Saturday, April 28, as the American Heart Association hosts National CPR Weekend! Be one of more than 100,000 people trained nationwide during this lifesaving event.The training is offered Free at 17 locations statewide and is open to adults and children 12 years of age and older. There are two training sessions for your convenience: 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Registration begins one hour before each session. National CPR Weekend is part of Operation Heartbeat, the American Heart Association's community based initiative to strengthen the Chain of Survival. Why should you participate?
* Over 70 percent of people who perform CPR do so for a loved one or friend
* 80 percent of all cardiac arrest situations occur at home - it could be your home.
For more information or the training site nearest you call toll-free 1-888-424-3278.

HIV+ Support Group
The SHARP Center, a program of the Sussex County AIDS Committee, will be offering a support group for PWHIV and PWAs every other Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m. The next support group meeting will be on April 24. Please call Jeanne to register at 644-1094. The SHARP Center is sponsored in part by the Delaware HIV Consortium.

CPR training
The SHARP Center, a program of the Sussex County AIDS Committee, will host a CPR training on Monday, April 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Georgetown State Service Center. Space is limited. Register by calling 644-1094. Have you ever been in a situation and been unprepared? Imagine a situation when preparation is a matter of life or death. Be prepared. Attend CPR training.

HIV resources
The SHARP Center is an HIV/AIDS resource center available to educators, the community and those affected by HIV/AIDS. Call 644-1094.