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Power Up: Skin cancer screening

Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center - 1209 Brown Street, Washington NC 27889

Cancer screening tests such as mammography, colonoscopy, and lung cancer screening are so important because they help us find cancer earlier, when it is easier to treat.

Vidant Chowan Breastfeeding Support Group

Vidant Chowan Hospital Education Center Classrooms - 211 Virginia Road, Edenton, NC 27932

A support group for all breastfeeding moms. Sessions are FREE, facilitated by a lactation consultant, designed to answer parent-led questions and provide basic breastfeeding education. Knowledge is the key to help you have a successful breastfeeding experience and make this exciting time easier for you and your family. Infants, children and expecting moms are welcome. Join us for some encouragement! Free outpatient one on one consults available, to schedule, call 252-482-6296 To register, email: [email protected]

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Vidant Cancer Care: Knitting Group

Resource Library at Vidant Cancer Center - 524 Moye Blvd., Greenville NC 27834

Join us every first and third Wednesday of each month for a cancer survivor Knitting Group session.

Free Skin Cancer Screenings — Washington

Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center - 1209 Brown Street, Washington NC 27889

If you’ve never been screened for skin cancer, this is an excellent opportunity to establish a baseline examination. This event is by registration only. To register, call 252-975-8850.

VMC-Virtual Breastfeeding Class

Virtual

Our virtual breastfeeding class at Vidant Medical Center offers basic instruction on how to breastfeed your baby. We discsus the importance of skin to skin, breastfeeding in the first hour of birth, practices related to breastfeeding in the immediate postpartum period and breastfeeding after returning to work. Registration closes 2 business days before class. To register please email: [email protected] or call 252-847-4819 or for questions or additional information.

VMC-Virtual Childbirth Class

Virtual

Our childbirth class offers instruction on the labor and delivery process. Topics discussed during this session include the labor process, hospital birth plans, when to contact medical providers, breathing techniques, medication, self-care and methods of childbirth. Registration closes 3 business days before class. To register please email email: [email protected] or call 252-847-4819 or for questions or additional information.

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Vidant Cancer Care: Complimentary Massage Therapy

Resource Library at Vidant Cancer Center - 524 Moye Blvd., Greenville NC 27834

There are many physical, emotional and mental benefits to massages. Massages can: reduce stress and increase relaxation, reduce pain and muscle soreness, improve circulation, energy, and alertness, improve immune function, relieve nausea, and relieve lymphedema.

Brain Injury Support Group

Virtual

Support groups are a great way to meet others who have experienced similar things you and your family have been through as a brain injury survivor. Meetings are open to brain injury survivors and loved ones and/or caregivers. Meeting topics include professional speakers, informal sharing of ideas/concerns, and social events. We look forward to meeting you! To register, email:, [email protected]

National Recovery Month Virtual Event with Ricky Johnson

Virtual

In honor of National Recovery Month, the Pitt County Coalition on Substance Use (PCCSU), Vidant Health, PORT Health Services, ekiM for Change and Eastern Area Health Education Center (EAHEC) are hosting a Zoom event with Ricky Johnson. Ricky will share with full transparency his journey of trauma, addiction, incarceration, and loss and then his life changing transformation.

VMC-Virtual Childbirth Class

Virtual

Our childbirth class offers instruction on the labor and delivery process. Topics discussed during this session include the labor process, hospital birth plans, when to contact medical providers, breathing techniques, medication, self-care and methods of childbirth. Registration closes 3 business days before class. To register please email [email protected] or call 252-847-4819 or for questions or additional information.

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Vidant Cancer Care: Men’s Support Group

Resource Library at Vidant Cancer Center - 524 Moye Blvd., Greenville NC 27834

Together we will be walking through the physical, emotional, and social challenges related to cancer survivorship.

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