WARREN -- Women of Faith and Power Ministries offers a Med's Program, at 1400 Tod Ave. N.W., Suite 205, open to people who do not have a drug prescription plan, regardless of income. Call (330) 399-2201 for an appointment and information.
AHA classes offered
FARRELL, Pa. -- The American Heart Association will offer classes on Automated External Defibrillation and CPR from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 5 and Basic First Aid from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 6 at UPMC Horizon Hospital in Farrell. The Sept. 5 class is a prerequisite for the Sept. 6 class. Preregistration is required by Wednesday, and the cost is $35 per person. For more information, call (724) 589-6113 or (724) 983-3500.
Minority Health Month
COLUMBUS -- The Ohio Commission on Minority Health is seeking requests for proposal (RFPs) for grants for 2002 Minority Health Month, which is April. The maximum grant is $2,000. Grant applications must be received by the commission office by 4:30 p.m. Oct. 15. The address is 77 S. High St., 7th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215.
UPMC is wired
PITTSBURGH -- UPMC Health System has been named one of the 100 Most Wired hospitals and health systems in the United States by Hospitals & amp; Health Networks, the journal of the American Hospital Association. The designation is based on UPMC's use of Internet technologies to connect with patients, physicians, payers, health plans and employees.
Rally for Recovery
COLUMBUS -- Rally for Recovery, an awareness event kicking off Ohio and National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month (September), is noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 5 on the Ohio Statehouse plaza and steps on the High Street side. Ohio First Lady Hope Taft and Luceille Fleming, director of the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services are co-hosts.
Blood pressure checks
Blood pressure screenings offered by Forum Health include:
*9-11 a.m. and 3-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Community Health Connection, Eastwood Mall, Niles.
*10 a.m. to noon, Brookfield Library; 1 to 3 p.m., Liberty Library; 2 to 4 p.m., Beeghly Immediate Care, Boardman, all Sept. 4.
Forum Health and Humility of Mary Health Partners offer birth and related classes.
*Childbirth preparation refresher, 7:30-9 p.m. Sept. 4, Beeghly Medical Park, Boardman.
*Sibling class for ages 3-10, 4:15-5:30 p.m., Sept. 5, Northside Medical Center, Youngstown.
*One-day childbirth class, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 8, Northside.
*Trumbull County Prepared Childbirth Lamaze in a Day, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sept. 8, Trumbull Memorial Hospital, Warren. Call (330) 841-9251 between 1 and 4 p.m. for costs and to register.
Call (800) 842-9727 for cost and registration information at Northside and Beeghly events.
Red Cross training
*Community First Aid and CPR, 6 to 9 p.m., Sept. 6, 10 and 11, at the South East District Office, 401 Vienna Ave., Niles. The cost is $40.
*Workplace Training: Standard First Aid, 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 5 and 12, at 661 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren.
Call (330) 392-2551 in Warren and (330) 652-6412 in Niles for more information.
YOUNGSTOWN -- American Lung Association of Ohio, Northeastern Branch, offers weight loss and stop smoking hypnosis clinics Sept. 9 at 12:30 and 1:45 p.m., respectively, at the Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane. Call (330) 792-1215 to register and to confirm the date and times. The cost is $50 per person.
HOWLAND -- Living With Stroke, a four-session program over a two-week period, is offered at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m., Sept. 4, 6, 11 and 13. Call (330) 841-3891 for information and to register.