Myers Health Cabinet

Healthy Together: Body, Mind, & Soul

 

Say to him: ‘Long life to you! Good health to you and your household! And good health to all that is yours!’

1 Samuel 25:6

 Covid Shot Clinic

Thursday, June 30th
4p to 7p
Church Narthex
 
No Appointment Necessary

Navigating the Path to Emotional Wellness

Resilience in a Post-Covid World
May 18, 2022 ~ InPerson & Online
Sponsored by the Gastonia Parish Nurse Ministry
 
Join us in-person or online for the latest edition of our webinar series on emotional wellness, this time focusing on resiliency. Participants are encouraged to attend any number of the sessions listed below, with a General Certificate of Continuing Education available for each session. A free lunch will also be provided for those attending in person who register by May 11.
WBTV reports on Vaxathon with footage at Myers Memorial UMC
 
The Hope4NC Helpline (1-855-587-3463) connects North Carolinians to additional mental health and resilience supports that help them cope and build resilience during times of crisis. As part of the state’s recent hurricane recovery efforts it served over 4,400 people in the most impacted counties, and now it is being made available to everyone in North Carolina’s 100 counties during the COVID-19 crisis. This initiative is in partnership with all seven of the state’s LME/MCOs and REAL Crisis Intervention Inc. in Greenville. Hope4NC is now available 24 hours per day, seven days a week to speak to a live person.

AED

February is Heart Health Awareness Month so our topic this month is about the benefits of an Automated External Defibrillator.  What is an AED (Automated External Defibrillator)? The following information has been adapted from the American Heart Association.
 
An AED is a lightweight portable device that sends an electric shock through the chest to the heart.  The shock can potentially stop a fatal heart rhythm and allow a normal rhythm to occur in t

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Vitamin D Basics

Bob McCullen, MD
 
Vitamin D promotes calcium absorption in the gut and maintains adequate serum calcium and phosphate concentrations to enable normal mineralization of bone and to prevent low calcium muscle contractions called tetany. It is also needed for bone growth.

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Genetic Testing for Ovarian and Breast Cancer

Genetic Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Who should be tested?

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Immunization Awareness Month

Immunization Awareness Month
Contributed by Lou Foltz
 
The month of August is always an annual observance to highlight the importance of vaccinations for people of all ages. Immunizations, also called vaccines or shots, help prevent dangerous illnesses and potentially harmful diseases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Dr. Bob McCullen, Myers Health Cabinet Member
This is a topic close to my heart since I broke my right knee twice and my mom just got her total knee last year. Approximately 767,000 Total Knee Replacements (TKRs) are done each year.

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