Classes and Events

All classes and health talks are free unless otherwise noted.

St. Luke's Center for Community Health

St. Luke's Center for Community Health is your partner in health. Visit or call us at
(208) 727-8733 for information about these programs, or to access health and social services, referrals, and support.

The Center is located at St. Luke's Clinic in Hailey, 1450 Aviation Drive, Suite 200.

Financial assistance is available for all programs. Please inquire.

 


We're pleased to announce a strengthened collaboration with the Blaine County Recreation District by expanding our health programs at their location. Come to Fitworks for these Fall programs!BCRD

  • Best U Healthy Weight Management Program
  • YEAH! (Youth Engaged in Activities for Health)
  • Raising Healthy Eaters
  • Repetitive Stress, Sitting Disease and Ergonomics
  • Healthy Eating Throughout the Winter
  • Functional Movement Screen: What’s Your Score?

Special Events

Discover Health! Community Health Fair
Join your neighbors and friends for a fun and exciting day, featuring family-friendly, hands-on exhibits:

  • Walk through the inflatable Kid’s Digestive System!
  • Health screenings and information
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Information on Idaho Health Insurance Exchange
  • Healthy cooking demonstrations and samples
  • Prenatal and parenting information
  • Car seat safety inspections and information
  • Local health and wellness education, activities and resources
  • Cool raffle prizes, giveaways and healthy snacks

The Community Health Fair is FREE and open to the public. For more information, call St. Luke’s Center for Community Health at (208) 727-8733.

Saturday, November 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Community Campus, 1050 Fox Acres Road
Hailey

Mental Health Services
St. Luke’s Clinic – Mental Health Services in Hailey is open to meet your needs. Located in the Hailey Clinic, 1450 Aviation Drive, Suite 202. Please call (208) 727-8970 for more information.

Blood Pressure Checks
Drop in and have your blood pressure checked. Free, no appointment necessary.
Wednesdays: September 3, October 1
1-3 p.m.,
Hailey Post Office

Brown Bag Health Talks
All Brown Bag Health Talks are free. Bring your lunch and join us!

Green Dot: Putting an End to Bullying
We can all be a part of uniting in a common cause and creating a safe community. Darrel Harris, The Advocate’s coordinator for social change, will give an introduction to Green Dot, a powerful bystander empowerment program that gives all community members the potential to be allies in reducing acts of bullying, teen dating abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in our community.
Wednesday, September 17, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

Tonsillectomies: Why, When and How
Not long ago, this procedure was almost routine in young children. Physicians now turn to medical science and evidence-based guidelines to determine when the removal of one’s tonsils is the best course of action. Charles Mangham, MD, otolaryngologist, will present information about what symptoms may determine a physician’s recommendation for a tonsillectomy or other treatments, how a tonsillectomy is performed, and what to expect after treatment.
Wednesday, September 24, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

Green Dot: Putting an End to Bullying, Take Two
We can all be a part of uniting in a common cause and creating a safe community. The Advocates coordinator for social change, Darrel Harris, offers another chance to hear this introduction to Green Dot, a powerful bystander empowerment program that gives all community members the potential to be allies in reducing acts of bullying, teen dating abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in our community.
Thursday, October 2, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
St. Luke’s Wood River, Baldy Rooms

Seeing the Light: Dermatological Applications for Light and Laser Devices
Learn about the newest technology in skin treatments, including intense pulsed light (IPL) and non-ablative resurfacing lasers. Matthew Reeck, MD, dermatologist, will discuss how light and other tools have broadened the means in which medical professionals can treat blood vessels, brown shaded lesions, and other dermatological issues.
Thursday, October 9, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Wood River, Baldy Rooms

Heads Up! New Information on Concussions
Every concussion causes injury to the brain, and managing the healing process is a crucial component. Frank Batcha, MD, family medicine, will provide important information for prevention, recognition, assessment, and treatment of this type of head injury.
Wednesday, October 15, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

Raising Healthy Eaters
What are the challenges you face in providing balanced nutrition for yourself and your family? Sarah Seppa, registered dietitian, will provide some practical advice and easy ways to resolve those challenges so you can develop healthy eating habits for you and your family.
Childcare available for children 5 and older; please call to reserve.
Wednesday, October 22, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Blaine County Recreation District Fitworks, Community Campus

Speech and Language Therapy Following Concussions and Head Trauma
Cognitive linguistic difficulties can occur when there is damage incurred to the brain following a stroke, concussion, or traumatic brain injury. Kerri Everett, MS, speech language pathologist, will discuss how these difficulties are assessed, the impact of such impairments, and therapeutic strategies designed to improve cognitive linguistic functioning following brain injury.
Thursday, October 30, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Wood River, Baldy Rooms
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Don’t Get Sick!
Tom Archie, MD, family medicine, will share with you an assortment of holistic measures to keep your immune system strong as we head into the cold and flu season. Dr. Archie’s expertise in eastern and western medicine will provide a broad range of healthy practices.
Wednesday, November 5, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

Repetitive Stress, Sitting Disease and Ergonomics
How do the things that we do every day add up to pain and possible illness? Kristin Biggins, occupational therapist, certified hand therapist, and registered yoga instructor, will help you identify ways to change the way you sit, move, work, and play to improve posture and circulation, and reduce cellular inflammation in your body.
Thursday, November 13, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Blaine County Recreation District Fitworks, Community Campus

Healthy Eating Throughout the Winter
Holiday treats are coming out in abundance and fresh fruits and vegetables seem a distant summer memory. While it might seem challenging to find easy and healthy food choices throughout the winter, Laurie Byrne, registered dietitian, has some practical winter food guidelines. Learn about intuitive winter eating and ways to find nutritional balance with delicious winter recipes, meal planning, and holiday survival tips to keep you and your family eating well all winter long.
Childcare available for children 5 and older; please call to reserve.
Wednesday, November 19, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Blaine County Recreation District Fitworks, Community Campus

Functional Movement Screen: What’s Your Score?
The Functional Movement Screen uses seven basic movement patterns to identify and rate functional limitations, weaknesses, and imbalances. Jesse Foster, DPT, physical therapist, will explain the tools for the screening, let you try one or two of the screening tests, and demonstrate corrective exercises that can help you improve movement and reduce risk of injury.
Thursday, December 4, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Blaine County Recreation District Fitworks, Community Campus
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Cancer Support and Services

Breast Cancer Support and Networking Group
This group provides a connection with others who have been diagnosed with breast cancer for information and support. Please call prior to attending the first time.
Second Tuesday of the month, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Next sessions: September 9, October 14, November 11, December 9
St. Luke’s Center for Community Health

Look Good, Feel Better
Through a generous partnership with the American Cancer Society, we have wigs, scarves, hats and make-up available for people who have had a diagnosis of cancer. Professionally trained staff will work one-on-one or with a group to create a look that feels good! Please call us for more information.


CPR and First Aid Classes

AED Heartsaver CPR

Learn when to call 911, how to give CPR, how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and how to provide relief from choking. This course covers American Heart Association techniques for adult, child, and infant CPR and AED.
Pre-registration required, please no walk-ins. Cost: $64
Thursdays,
September 18, October 16, November 20, December 18, 6-10 p.m.
Saturday, October 18, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
St. Luke’s Wood River, River Run Rooms

First Aid
Learn the latest methods on how to respond to many emergency medical situations by attending this American Heart Association Basic First Aid course.
Pre-registration required, please no walk-ins. Cost: $64
Wednesday, September 24, 6-10 p.m.
Saturday, October 18, 1-4:30 p.m.
St. Luke’s Wood River, River Run Rooms

Depression Screening

The National Depression Screening program provides increased awareness of the signs and symptoms of depression and mental health resources in the community. If you think you may be suffering from depression, bi-polar disorder, anxiety, or post-traumatic stress, call for a confidential, free, one-hour screening with a licensed mental health counselor. We can screen adults and older adolescents. Appointment required, available in Spanish or English.
Tuesdays, September 16 and November 18, 9:30 a.m.-noon
St. Luke’s Clinic – Mental Health

Integrative Therapies

Whole Birth Prenatal Yoga and Support Class
This class brings together elements of a traditional yoga class – stretching, strengthening, balancing, mindful awareness, and deep relaxation – with informative and supportive group discussions. All stages of pregnancy welcome and no yoga experience necessary. Drop-in attendance welcome at any time.
Cost: $144, unlimited through December 23; $15 drop-in
Tuesdays, October 7-December 23, 5:30-7 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

Therapeutic Yoga
An effective practice for those recovering from, or living with, injury or illness. This small class invites those who would benefit from a gentle yoga practice tailored to specific needs, unique health conditions, and personal goals. Participants will learn foundations of yoga and end with a tailored sequence for their home practice. Pre-registration required; instructor will call you prior to class to discuss your individual needs.
Cost: $40 for each 4-week series or $12 drop-in
Thursdays, October 2-23 and October 30-November 20, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Room

Healing Touch Level 1 Training
Healthcare providers and community members will learn basic Healing Touch techniques to use on themselves, patients, and others to promote relaxation and well-being.
Pre-registration required; please no walk-ins. Cost: $350
Friday, October 17 and Saturday, October 18, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms


Healing Touch Outpatient Clinic
Healing touch is a relaxing, nurturing energy therapy that promotes health and well-being.  Individual treatments are now available with a certified Healing Touch practitioner on an outpatient basis at St. Luke's-Elks Rehab in Ketchum. 

Nutrition

Best U Healthy Weight Management Program

This 8-week, all-encompassing program offers a sustainable approach to weight management with interactive discussions on nutrition, exercise classes, relaxation techniques, and more. Facilitated by a registered dietitian and physical therapist. Cost: $96
Wednesdays, October 15-December 10, 7:30-8:45 a.m.
(No class November 26)
Blaine County Recreation District, Community Campus, Hailey

Diabetes Self-Management Training Program
Classes are offered to the community through our American Diabetes Association-recognized program, and are taught by a nurse and dietitian team at our St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic.

Medical Nutrition Therapy Counseling
Individual appointments with a dietitian are available to community members for a variety of nutrition topics. These include nutrition as it relates to disease management, as well as prevention and wellness. Appropriate for all ages.

Lifestyle and Weight Management Programs
These interactive classes are offered with a combination of individual and group sessions led by a dietitian and a team of healthcare professionals. 


Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Parenting

Childbirth Preparation

A 6-week series promoting a healthy, safe, and educated birth. Please call for class times and dates. Cost: $60

Whole Birth Prenatal Yoga and Support Class
This class brings together elements of a traditional yoga class – stretching, strengthening, balancing, mindful awareness, and deep relaxation – with informative and supportive group discussions. All stages of pregnancy welcome and no yoga experience necessary. Drop-in attendance welcome at any time.
Cost: $144, unlimited through December 23; $15 drop-in
Tuesdays, October 7-December 23, 5:30-7 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

Home Study or Customized Childbirth Preparation
“Class in a basket” childbirth education materials for women who are either high risk or on bed rest and unable to attend regular childbirth preparation classes. Additional customized instruction may be available upon request. Please call for more information.

Childbirth Refresher
Offered to parents who have previously taken a childbirth preparation course. Review of relaxation techniques, updated information, and sibling preparation. Includes a tour of labor and delivery suites. Cost: $15

Breastfeeding Successfully
A 1˝ -hour prenatal breastfeeding education class designed to help start your breastfeeding experience with confidence and success.

New Moms Group
Provides newborn and breastfeeding support and an opportunity to ask questions and learn the basics of raising babies. The presence of professionals, as well as other new parents, makes this group a comfortable and valuable experience. Bring your baby and your lunch, if you wish
Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m.
St. Luke's Wood River, River Run Rooms

Car Seat Safety Checks
Our certified child passenger safety technicians will help you install your car seat before your baby is born, can fit an older child to his or her seat, teach you proper installation, and check for recalls.
Third Wednesday of the month, 2-4 p.m.
Next sessions:
September 17, October 15, November 19, December 17
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, outside main entry

Youth Programs and Classes

Puberty Classes for Boys and Girls

For youth ages 9-12 and their parents. A fun and interactive way to help kids and parents get a better idea about puberty and early adolescence. One or both parents must accompany each child.
Pre-registration required; please no walk-ins.

For Girls: What’s Happening to Me? A 3-part series
Cost: $20 ($5 for each additional sibling)
Tuesdays, September 16-30, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

For Boys: Oh, Boy! A 2-part series
Cost: $15 ($5 for each additional sibling)
Thursdays, September 18-25, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms

YEAH! (Youth Engaged in Activities for Health)
This 8-week program is a unique, family-centered approach to help children who are at an unhealthy weight. The program encourages healthy habits including good nutrition, adequate physical activity, and behavior modification. Call for more details.
September 16-November 6; Tuesdays, 6-7 p.m., Thursdays, 6-8 p.m.
Blaine County Recreation District Fitworks, Community Campus, Hailey

Super Sitter Seminar
Learn the basics of successful babysitting in this introductory course. For youth ages11-13.
Pre-registration required; please no walk-ins. Cost: $15
Saturday, November 8, 12:30-4 p.m.
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, Carbonate Rooms


Programa en Español
Para recibir más información o para registrarse a las clases o programas, llámenos al (208) 727-8733. Nuestras clases y programas son de bajo costo o gratis, por favor llámenos así podemos reservar su lugar.

St. Luke’s Informa
Escuche el programa de radio que informa a la comunidad sobre la buena salud e información de las actividades y clases comunitarias de St. Luke’s.
Domingo, 11 a.m.
7 de Septiembre, 5 de Octubre, 2 de Noviembre, 7 de Diciembre
Estación de radio KECH 95.3FM

Entre Mujeres
Un grupo de mujeres adultas—un espacio de contención, información e intercambio entre las mujeres de la comunidad. Hablaremos sobre una variedad de temas útiles para el hogar, nuestras familias, y para mejorar nuestra salud total.
Miércoles, 6-7 p.m.
10 de Septiembre, 8 de Octubre, 5 de Noviembre
St. Luke’s Centro de Salud Para la Comunidad

Inspección de la Seguridad del Asiento de Carro de su Niño
(change in dates, time, and venue)

Nuestro técnico en seguridad de los niños como pasajeros en el carro les explicará cómo colocar a su niño en el asiento del carro. También les enseña la instalación apropiada de la silla. Miércoles, 2-4 p.m.
17 de Septiembre, 15 de Octubre, 19 de Noviembre, 17 de Diciembre
St. Luke’s Hailey Clinic, en la entrada principal

La Depresión
Una evaluación gratis para determinar si usted sufre de la depresión, desorden bipolar, ansiedad, o tensión después de un trauma o algún cambio inesperado en su vida y reciba ayuda e información de médicos y/o consejeros. Llame con anticipación para registrarse.
Martes, 16 de Septiembre, 18 de Noviembre, 9:30 a.m.-noon
St. Luke’s Clinic – Mental Health

Voluntarios Sin Fronteras
El grupo de voluntarios se une para planificar estrategias que ayudan a cumplir con la misión de St. Luke’s de mejorar la salud de la región. Nuevos foros temáticos en cada reunión. Usted puede ser parte del grupo participando en las próximas reuniones.
Miércoles, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
24 de Septiembre, 22 de Octubre, 19 de Noviembre
St. Luke’s Centro de Salud Para la Comunidad

¿Qué Me Pasa?
Para niñas de 9-13 años de edad
Hablar sobre el comienzo de la pubertad y el ciclo de la menstruación sigue siendo una tarea muy importante y difícil para los padres y madres cuando sus hijas llegan a esta edad. Acompañe a sus hijas a esta clase introductoria para conversar sobre estos temas ya que no toda la información que reciben procede de fuentes fiables.
Miércoles, 1 de Octubre, 6-8 p.m.
St. Luke’s Centro de Salud Para la Comunidad

Preparación para el Parto
El trabajo de parto y el parto es generalmente la parte del embarazo que más preocupaciones genera en las madres. El centro de salud desea que tenga las menores preocupaciones que sea posible al pasar por esta experiencia. Estas clases están diseñadas para ayudar a que las madres logren los mejores resultados posibles para ellas mismas y sus bebés con el apoyo de su compañero(a) de parto. Costo: $20
Martes, 7, 14, y 21 de Octubre, 6-8 p.m.
St. Luke’s Centro de Salud Para la Comunidad

FERIA DE SALUD: ¡Descubre la Salud!
St. Luke’s y sus voluntarios te invita a participar en la feria de salud. Descubre tu salud este día preparado para toda tu familia. Encontraras mucha información sobre la buena salud incluyendo inscripciones de seguros médicos del gobierno estatal y nueva información del programa Obama Care, toma de presión arterial, mini clases de ejercicios, demostraciones de comidas saludables, inspecciones de seguridad del asiento de carro de los niños y mucho más... Organizaciones de la comunidad estarán a tu disposición con información de recursos y programas de la comunidad. Ven a los exámenes gratuitos y aprovecha esta oportunidad para que tu familia se administre la vacuna contra la gripe. También habrá botanas, diversiones para los niños, rifas y mucho más. Acontecimiento gratuito, para toda la familia.
Sábado, 1 de Noviembre, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Community Campus, Hailey

YEAH!
Un programa de estilo de vida saludable de 8 semanas para niños de 5 a 16 y sus familias que se centra en la alimentación saludable, la actividad física y los cambios positivos de comportamiento. YEAH! se ofrecerá a finales de invierno / principios de primavera. Si usted está interesado en aprender más y descubrir si su familia es elegible, pregunte a su proveedor de atención medica de St. Luke’s o llame a la clínica de nutrición de St. Luke’s, al (208) 727-8356.

Autocontrol de la Diabetes
Aprenda a tener más control de su diabetes tomando clases de capacitación. Una enfermera y nutrióloga de St. Luke’s trabajan en equipo para ofrecerle un programa recomendado por La Asociación de la Diabetes Americana. En la Clínica de St. Luke’s en Hailey.


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