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Hospital offers wellness programs

Published: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 10:47 a.m. CDT

Kishwaukee Community Hospital will offer the following upcoming Community Wellness Programs.

Boys Only…Your Changing Body

This program is designed for 9- to 12-year-old boys and their dads. The natural physical and emotional changes a young boy experiences can be overwhelming and puzzling. Knowing what to expect can lessen anxiety and make the transition smoother. The program will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 3 at Kish Hospital Roberts Conference Center. Cost is $10 per family. Registration is required and closes five days before the program date. A minimum number of participants is required. Call 815-748-8962 or visit www.kishhospital.org/programs.

Smokers: Have You Thought About Quitting?

Are you or is someone you care about a smoker? Is quitting an option? Attend this class to disucss the possibility of quitting and get answers to your questions to make your next quit smoking attempt successful. The free program will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 3 at the Kish Hospital Roberts Conference Center. Registration is required and closes five days before the program date. A minimum number of participants is required. Call 815-748-8962 or visit www.kishhospital.org/programs.

Time to Quit Tobacco: Are you ready to overcome you addiction to tobacco?

This class is for smokers or spit tobacco users who are ready to improve their health and take control of their lives. Time To Quit Tobacco is held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays beginning June 4 in the Kish Hospital Roberts Conference Center. This program costs $25 per person or free if you’ve taken a Kish Hospital quit smoking class in the past year. Refundable if all classes are attended. Registration is required and closes five days before the program date. A minimum number of participants is required. Call 815-748-2958 or visit www.kishhospital.org/programs.

Nutrition for Fueling Your Athlete

Its important to provide children and teens with healthy nutrition and hydration, especially those who play summer sports. A Kish Hospital registered dietitian will provide tips and ideas to help make sure your child stays healthy and safe. The free program will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 4 at Kish Hospital Roberts Conference Center. Samples will be provided. Registration is required and closes five days before the program date. A minimum number of participants is required. Call 815-748-8962 or visit www.kishhospital.org/programs

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