Mind & Body
Flu Vaccine Clinics
The Nurses at Manchester Health Services are holding public flu clinics for all adults from 1 to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays, September 28 and October 5, 12 and 19. BCBS of Vermont is generously providing vaccines for the at-risk and underinsured population. Manchester Health Services is located at 5468 Main Street in Manchester. Call 802-362-2126 with any questions.
Medicine Buddha Course
Offered- Lobuling Dharma Center at the Yurt in East Dorset is offering a five week course on the practice of the Medicine Buddha, considered to be a powerful approach to healing from illness and injury, as well as understanding inner afflictions such as anger and fear. The class will meet on Wednesday nights from 6 to 7:30 p.m., from October 5 to November 2. The course will use the support of both text and video instructions by trained lamas and is open to all. To register, call Clemma at 802-375-2811 or Sally at 802-375-2811.
VNA Community Health Clinics for October
The RAVNAH foot clinics listed below are $10. For more information, call 802-775-0568.
They take place on: Monday, October 3: Pittsford, Village Manor, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 5: Wallingford, Wallingford House, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 6: Rutland, Parker House, 10 a.m.; Bardwell House, 12:30 p.m. Friday, October 7: Poultney, Young at Heart Senior Center, a.m.; Ira, Ira Town Hall, 12:30 p.m. Thursday, October 13: Castleton, Castleton Meadows, 12:30 p.m. Friday, October 14: West Rupert, Rupert Firehouse, 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 26: Rutland, Godnick Adult Center, 12:30 p.m. Thursday, October 27: Fair Haven, Appletree Apartments, 9:30 a.m. No appointment is necessary for the foot clinics.
Cholesterol screenings are available monthly for $30. At the Rutland Office on the first Wednesday; call 802-775-0568 for an appointment – and at the Dorset Office on the third Wednesday; call 802-362-1200 for an appointment.
It’s never too early to start thinking about flu prevention. Our flu clinics will be starting up shortly. Call our flu hotline at 802-770-1574. RAVNAH’s monthly bereavement group is held Tuesdays at 6 p.m. at Grace Congregational Church, Rutland, with Chaplain Andrew Carlson facilitating. Call 802-770-1613. The group is free and open to the public.