Health
Thursday, October 26th, 2000
Winter Gala Jan. 27
The Nanticoke health Service Auxiliary will host their annual Winter Gala on Jan. 27, 2001. This year's event will be held at the Seaford Golf and Country Club. A cocktail hour and dinner will be provided along with music and dancing. Entertainment will be by Bruce Willey and Murphy's Law.

Pediatric first aid course
Parents, teachers, and day-care providers can increase their caregiving and safety skills with a course in pediatric first aid at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus.

Pediatric First Aid covers managing pediatric emergencies including convulsions, burns, poisoning, drowning, fractures, sprains, bleeding, and insect bites. Special emphasis on rescue breathing/choking. The course is approved by the Office of Child Care Licensing for a three-year course completion certificate. Two-session course meets Nov. 13 and 15, 6-9 p.m. The cost is $30.
For information and/or to register, call Corporate & Community Programs at 854-6966.
Flu vaccine schedule
Times and dates of flu clinics (October and early November dates are subject to change in the case of delays in immunization supplies.)
For more information about Public Health flu clinics, call the Division of Public Health's Immunization Program at (800) 282-8672.
Individuals at high risk of complications from influenza are encouraged to contact their primary care physicians to see if they have received their immunizations supplies. Those at high risk, who should receive flu shots early in the season, include individuals who are 65 or older, have chronic illnesses or compromised immune systems and reside in long-term care facilities.

Local Flu Shot Schedule
Nov. 6, Harrington Senior Center, 9 a.m.-noon;
Nov. 6, Bridgeville Senior Center, 9-11:30 a.m.;
Nov. 8, Greenwood Senior Center, 9 a.m.-noon;
Nov. 8, St. John's Church, 1-2 p.m.;
Nov. 14, Nanticoke Senior Center, 9 a.m.-noon;
Nov. 15, Laurel Senior Center, 9 a.m.-noon;
Nov. 16, Nanticoke Senior Center, 9 a.m.-noon;
Nov. 17, Georgetown Cheer Center, 9 a.m.-noon;
Nov. 20, Shipley Center Walk-In, 9 a.m.-noon;
Nov. 21, Georgetown Walk-In, 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m.
Nov. 27, Shipley Center Walk-In, 9 a.m.-noon;


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