Blue Hill Memorial Hospital's Community Health Education Department provides health information, instruction, and self-care learning experiences for the residents of our region. Many offerings are free of charge or provided at a low cost. For more information about health related information, please contact our Health Education Coordinator at 374-3472.
HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMS
We offer programs and/or resources on the following topics:
- stress management
- smoking cessation
We also promote an ongoing, low-impact, strength-training class ("Get Strong ... Get Healthy") at the times/locations listed below.
- Blue Hill St.
Francis Episcopal Church
Monday/Friday 7:30-8:45 a.m.
Monday/Wednesday 5:30-6:45 p.m.
- The Brooklin School
7:30 – 8:50 am M/W/F
- Brooksville Community Center
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 7:30-8:45 a.m.
- Castine Emerson Hall
Tuesday/Thursday 8:00-9:15 a.m.
The workout is the same in all locations; you may attend any class that fits your schedule. Be sure to wear loose clothing, comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water and a towel. All equipment is provided. Enjoy the benefits of working out regularly with a supportive group of friends and neighbors.
Cost: Only $5 per class or $40 for nine classes (you get one class FREE).
For more information, please contact the instructor:
Susan Griffith Ph: 667-4170 (am class)
Gisele Bridges Ph: 359-8548 (pm class)
Catherine Princell Ph: 359-5561
Heather Tooker Ph: 326-9466
Lisa Burton Ph.: 326-4246
PREVENTIVE HEALTH SERVICES
We provide the following services:
- Community CPR classes
- Healthy Presentations (based on request and availability)
- Walking Programs
- Registered Licensed Dietitian
- Registered Nurse Educator (also a Certified Diabetes Educator)
Our Community Health Education Department also coordinates with Healthy Peninsula Project on healthy initiatives for residents of our communities.