Rabies vaccination

Rabies vaccination


The Mahoning County District Board of Health is offering a low-cost rabies-vaccination clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Angels for Animals, 4750 W. South Range Road.

A rabies vaccination is required for all dogs, cats and ferrets older than 3 months. The cost is $8 per shot, cash only. No appointment is necessary.

Pet owners must have their pets on a leash, in a cage, or carried inside a pillowcase. The clinic does not include a physical examination of the animal, and the veterinary staff reserves the right not to vaccinate any animal in the event the animal appears to be in poor health.

A three-year booster vaccination is available for pet owners who provide proof of a previous shot record that has not expired within the current year.

Herbal medicine class


Board-certified Naturopathic Dr. Dannielle MacDuff is offering a four-week course on Herbal Medicine Making and when and how to include them in first-aid kits. Classes are from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13, 20 and 27 at the Trumbull Career and Technical Center, 528 Educational Highway on the Adult Education side.

The $75 course cost, which is a donation to the Phoenix House Building Fund, includes all costs and materials. To register, call 330-758-9567 or visit online drdanni.eventbrite.com.

Mobile mammograms


The Joanie Abdu Mobile Mammography 3-D unit will be in Beaver Township from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 18 at Calvary United Methodist Church, 12062 South Ave.

Women beginning at 40 are invited to receive a yearly mammogram. They may be eligible for financial assistance under Joanie’s Promise if they have no insurance or have a high deductible.

For information and to schedule an appointment, call 330-480-2654.

‘Safe Sitter Course’


The Columbiana County Health Department, 7360 state Route 45, is offering a “Safe Sitter Course” from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 21.

The nationally recognized course, to be taught by a representative of Akron Children’s Hospital, is for boys and girls age 11-16. The cost is $30. Each student will receive a certificate of completion. To register, call Krista at 330-424-0272, ext. 114.

Participants learn how to handle minor emergencies; life-saving techniques; age-appropriate activities for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-age children; safety and security precautions; basic child-care skills such as diapering and feeding; and how to manage money.

Immunization clinic


The Warren City Health District, Nursing Division, 258 E. Market St., Suite 327, announced its immunization clinic schedule for April, May and June.

All clinics are walk-in, meaning no appointment is necessary. The child should be well, free of fever, rash or illness. An updated shot record is required. There is a $10 administration charge. Some insurances are accepted. Bring insurance cards. For information, call Cheryl Strother, director of nursing, at 330-841-2596.

The clinics are from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. April 10 and 24; May 8 and 22; and June 5 and 19.

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