Island Hospital hosts car seat clinic

Monday, January 9, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Get your child's car seat checked at a free drop-in clinic on February 9 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the 24th Street parking lot of Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Nationally certified car seat technicians from Safe Kids Northwest will check your seat for safety and proper installation. Call 299-1309 for more information.

free orthopedic surgery class

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Island Hospital offers free orthopedic surgery class

For those planning on having a total knee or joint replacement, shoulder surgery or back surgery, learn how to transition back to your independent lifestyle after surgery at a free class on Tuesday, January 10 in the Fidalgo Room from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204 to register.

Island Hospital offers Heartsaver® CPR & AED

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Island Hospital offers Heartsaver® CPR & AED

Island Hospital is offering a Heartsaver® CPR & AED class on Wednesday, January 11, from noon to 3 p.m. in the Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Cost is $50. Call LifeTek, 360-416-8239 or visit www.lifetekinc.com to register.

Island Hospital offers class on urinary leakage

Thursday, January 12, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Island Hospital offers class on urinary leakage

If you have trouble staying dry when sneezing, coughing or exercising, there are physical therapy interventions that can help! Learn about these methods at a class on Thursday, January 12 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Fidalgo Room at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Cost for the class is $10. Registration and prepayment are required. Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204 to register.

free class on beyond eating less and exercising more

Thursday, January 12, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Island Hospital offers a free class on beyond eating less and exercising more

Learn ways to strategically lose weight without the use of supplements and pills at a class with Naturopathic Physician, Alethea Fleming on Thursday, January 12 from 2 to 3 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes.

Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204 to register.

Island Hospital offers medicinal oils class

Thursday, January 19, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Learn which herbs and oils work well together and how to use herbal oils for medicinal purposes with Kelly Ann Nickerson MS. Thursday, January 19 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes in the Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms. The cost is $15. Call 299-4204 to register.

free hearing screening

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Island Hospital offers free hearing screening

Find out if you are experiencing hearing loss at a free screening on February 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. This screening is provided by Dr. Holly Kennedy of the Anacortes Hearing Center and sponsored by the Island Hospital Foundation. Appointments are required. Call 299-4204 for an appointment.

Island Hospital offers BLS course for healthcare providers

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Island Hospital is offering a Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers class on February 8 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Cost is $75. Call 299-4204 or visit www.islandhospital.org/classes to register.

free skin cancer screening

Friday, February 10, 2017 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Island Hospital offers free skin cancer screening

Have your skin visually checked for any abnormalities at a free screening on February 10 from 8 a.m. – noon at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St. Anacortes. Provided by Lyndsey Switzer PA-C of Rosario Skin Clinic and sponsored by the Island Hospital Foundation. Appointments are required and space is limited. Call 299-4204 for an appointment.

free orthopedic surgery class

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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For those planning on having a total knee or joint replacement, shoulder surgery or back surgery, learn how to transition back to your independent lifestyle after surgery at a free class on Tuesday, February 14 in the Fidalgo Room from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204 to register.

green cleaning class

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Learn to make your own natural cleaners using essential oils and other non-toxic ingredients at a class on Wednesday, February 15 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $25 and includes supplies. Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes to register or call 299-4204.

Island Hospital offers herbal tincture class

Thursday, February 16, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Join Kelly Ann Nickerson MS and learn how to create an herbal tincture by combining fresh herbs with a solvent on Thursday, February 16 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes in the Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms. The cost is $15. Call 360-299-4204 to register.

Breast Cancer: A Story Half Told

Monday, February 20, 2017 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Every Day until February 24, 2017

“Breast Cancer: A Story Half Told”, is an exhibit that aims to bring awareness and understanding to the public regarding metastatic breast cancer and features women living with the disease in a series of inspiring photographs. The exhibit is open to the public and available for viewing Monday, Feb 20 – Friday, Feb 24, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Merle Cancer Care Center, Island Hospital, 1015 25th St., Anacortes. Call 360-588-2082 for questions.

Island Hospital offers free Medicare class

Monday, February 20, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Learn more about your Medicare options at a free class on Monday, February 20 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Fidalgo Room at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Traditional coverage, supplements, advantage plans, prescription drug coverage, enrollment information and Medicare fraud protection will be covered. Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes to register or call 299-4204.

Breast Cancer: A Story Half Told

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Every Day until February 24, 2017

“Breast Cancer: A Story Half Told”, is an exhibit that aims to bring awareness and understanding to the public regarding metastatic breast cancer and features women living with the disease in a series of inspiring photographs. The exhibit is open to the public and available for viewing Monday, Feb 20 – Friday, Feb 24, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Merle Cancer Care Center, Island Hospital, 1015 25th St., Anacortes. Call 360-588-2082 for questions.

Balance Screening at Island Hospital

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Determine if you are at risk of falling due to balance issues at a free screening on Tuesday, February 21 between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy at Island Hospital, 1015 25th St., Anacortes. Appointments are required, 299-4204.

Breast Cancer: A Story Half Told

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Every Day until February 24, 2017

“Breast Cancer: A Story Half Told”, is an exhibit that aims to bring awareness and understanding to the public regarding metastatic breast cancer and features women living with the disease in a series of inspiring photographs. The exhibit is open to the public and available for viewing Monday, Feb 20 – Friday, Feb 24, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Merle Cancer Care Center, Island Hospital, 1015 25th St., Anacortes. Call 360-588-2082 for questions.

Breast Cancer: A Story Half Told

Thursday, February 23, 2017 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Every Day until February 24, 2017

“Breast Cancer: A Story Half Told”, is an exhibit that aims to bring awareness and understanding to the public regarding metastatic breast cancer and features women living with the disease in a series of inspiring photographs. The exhibit is open to the public and available for viewing Monday, Feb 20 – Friday, Feb 24, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Merle Cancer Care Center, Island Hospital, 1015 25th St., Anacortes. Call 360-588-2082 for questions.

Breast Cancer: A Story Half Told

Friday, February 24, 2017 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Every Day until February 24, 2017

“Breast Cancer: A Story Half Told”, is an exhibit that aims to bring awareness and understanding to the public regarding metastatic breast cancer and features women living with the disease in a series of inspiring photographs. The exhibit is open to the public and available for viewing Monday, Feb 20 – Friday, Feb 24, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Merle Cancer Care Center, Island Hospital, 1015 25th St., Anacortes. Call 360-588-2082 for questions.

Island Hospital offers free Medicare class

Thursday, March 2, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Learn more about your Medicare options at a free class on Thursday, March 2 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Fidalgo Room at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Traditional coverage, supplements, advantage plans, prescription drug coverage, enrollment information and Medicare fraud protection will be covered. Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes to register or call 299-4204.

Island Hospital hosts blood drive

Monday, March 6, 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Donate blood with Bloodworks Northwest on Monday, March 6 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. (closed 12-12:45 p.m.) in the Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St. Anacortes.

To schedule an appointment, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 299-1309.

Island Hospital offers colorectal cancer screening

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Island Hospital is offering a colorectal cancer screening that can detect hidden blood which can be a symptom of growths within the colon. Pick-up a stool sample kit on Tuesday, Mar. 7, between 9 and 11 a.m. at Anacortes Family Medicine, 2511 M Ave. Suite B, Anacortes. You must be present to pick-up a kit. 

If you have insurance (other than Medicare or Medicaid), please bring your insurance card. Most insurance plans cover a set of preventative screening tests at no cost to you.  We will bill your insurance so you can get credit for this screening. If your insurance doesn’t cover the cost of the screening, your cost will be $10. Call 299-1309 for questions.

Island Hospital offers Heartsaver® CPR & AED

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Island Hospital is offering a Heartsaver® CPR & AED class on Wednesday, March 8 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Cost is $50. Call LifeTek, 360-416-8239 or visit www.lifetekinc.com to register.

Island Hospital offers Heartsaver® First Aid

Thursday, March 9, 2017 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Island Hospital is offering a Heartsaver® First Aid class on Thursday, March 9 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Cost is $50. Call LifeTek, 360-416-8239 or visit www.lifetekinc.com to register.

Free orthopedic surgery class

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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For those planning on having a total knee or joint replacement, shoulder surgery or back surgery, learn how to transition back to your independent lifestyle after surgery at a free class on Tuesday, March 14 in the Fidalgo Room from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204 to register.

Island Hospital offers meditation class

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Experienced meditator Jan Hodgman will guide you in simple techniques to become comfortable with meditation in a three-session class on Wednesdays, March 15 - 29 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Fidalgo Room at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $48. Register online at www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

Island Hospital offers spring herb walk

Thursday, March 16, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Interested in learning how to safely identify and utilize plants native to Anacortes? Kelly Ann Nickerson MS will help you safety identify 15 different local, wild plants on Thursday, March 16 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes in the Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms and walking trail. Wear stable walking shoes. The cost is $15. Call 360-299-4204 to register.

Island Hospital offers osteoporosis class

Monday, March 20, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Learn about appropriate exercises and proper nutrition for osteoporosis at a class on Monday, March 20 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $10. Register online at www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

Island Hospital offers free memory screenings

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Free memory screenings will be held on Tuesday, March 21 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Island Health Resource Center at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. This series of questions and tasks designed to test memory, language and other intellectual functions can help determine if you might be suffering from memory loss. Appointments required. 299-4204.

Class on diabetes and the ketogenic diet

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Island Hospital offers a second class on diabetes and the ketogenic diet

Learn how to manage your diabetes through the low carbohydrate ketogenic diet at a free class on Tuesday, March 21 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes to register or call 299-4204.

Island Hospital offers free memory class

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Learn strategies and activities to help improve your aging memory at a free class on Wednesday, March 22 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes.  Presented by Island Hospital Speech Language Pathologist, Libby Lewis, MA, MEd CCC-SLP.  Call 299-4204 or visit www.islandhospital.org/classes to register.

Natural approaches to seasonal allergies

Thursday, March 23, 2017 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Island Hospital offers free class on natural approaches to seasonal allergies

Naturopathic Physician, Alethea Fleming outlines how changes to your diet and home environment can improve allergy symptoms at a class on Thursday, March 23 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204 to register.

Island Hospital offers essential oils class

Thursday, March 23, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Learn to use essential oils for wellness at an interactive class on Thursday, March 23 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $25. Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes to register or call 299-4204.

Breastfeeding class at Island Hospital

Monday, March 27, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Learn about a variety of breastfeeding topics at a class on Monday, March 27 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $25 (covered by Apple Health). Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204 to register.

Island Hospital offers osteoporosis screening

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Get an estimate of your bone density with a non-intrusive heel scan on Tuesday, March 28 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $5, payable at the door. This screening is sponsored by the Island Hospital Foundation. Appointments are required and this screening is accurate for women only. Call 299-4204 for an appointment.

Island Hospital offers class on urinary leakage

Thursday, March 30, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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If you have trouble staying dry when sneezing, coughing or exercising, there are physical therapy interventions that can help! Learn about these methods at a class on Thursday, March 30 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Fidalgo Room at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Cost for the class is $10. Registration and prepayment are required.

Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204 to register.

Island Hospital offers natural skin care class

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Learn to use and make your own natural skin and hair care products at a class on Tuesday, April 25 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $25 which includes supplies to make your own blend to take home. Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes to register or call 299-4204.

Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

Saturday, April 29, 2017 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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On Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Anacortes Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 13th opportunity in 7 years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to APD at 1218 24th Street. (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Vitamin D screening

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Determine the level of Vitamin D in your blood at a screening on Tuesday, May 2 between 9 and 11 a.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24thSt., Anacortes. Only $30. Appointments are required, 299-4204. 

Island Hospital hosts blood drive

Monday, May 8, 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Donate blood with Bloodworks Northwest on Monday, May 8 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. (closed 12-12:45 p.m.) in the Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St. Anacortes.

To schedule an appointment, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 299-1309.

Island Hospital offers free orthopedic surgery class

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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For those planning on having a total knee or joint replacement, shoulder surgery or back surgery, learn how to transition back to your independent lifestyle after surgery at a free class on Tuesday, May 9 in the Fidalgo Room from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Registration required, visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

Parenting class for young children

Thursday, May 11, 2017 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Every Week until May 25, 2017

Anacortes School District offers a three-week parenting series for parents of young children, ages 2-6 years old. Offered, Thurs, May 11, 18 & 25 from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. at the Whitney School Cafeteria. The cost is $10 per household and scholarships are available. Register online at www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204. 

Island Hospital offers free Medicare class

Monday, May 15, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Learn more about your Medicare options at a free class on Monday, May 15 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Fidalgo Room at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Traditional coverage, supplements, advantage plans, prescription drug coverage, enrollment information and Medicare fraud protection will be covered. Registration required, visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

Breastfeeding class at Island Hospital

Monday, May 15, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Learn about a variety of breastfeeding topics at a class on Monday, May 15 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $25 (covered by Apple Health). Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204 to register.

Island Hospital offers free pulmonary function screening

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Do you get short of breath getting dressed, climbing stairs or walking with a friend?  Or have you smoked for 10 years or more?  If so, get your lung function tested at a free screening on Tuesday, May 16 from 8 a.m. to noon at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes.  Call 360-299-4204, appointments are required.

Parenting class for young children

Thursday, May 18, 2017 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Every Week until May 25, 2017

Anacortes School District offers a three-week parenting series for parents of young children, ages 2-6 years old. Offered, Thurs, May 11, 18 & 25 from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. at the Whitney School Cafeteria. The cost is $10 per household and scholarships are available. Register online at www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204. 

Island Hospital offers skin cancer screening

Friday, May 19, 2017 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Have your skin visually checked for any abnormalities at a free screening on Friday May 19 from 8 a.m. – noon at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St. Anacortes. Provided by Lyndsey Switzer PA-C of Rosario Skin Clinic and sponsored by the Island Hospital Foundation. Appointments are required and space is limited.  Call 299-4204 for an appointment.

Island Hospital offers class on herbal extracts

Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join Kelly Ann Nickerson MS and learn how to make herbal extracts using vinegar and honey on Thursday, May 25 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes in the Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms. The cost is $15. Registration required, visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

Parenting class for young children

Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Every Week until May 25, 2017

Anacortes School District offers a three-week parenting series for parents of young children, ages 2-6 years old. Offered, Thurs, May 11, 18 & 25 from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. at the Whitney School Cafeteria. The cost is $10 per household and scholarships are available. Register online at www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204. 

Free class on understanding skin cancer

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Learn how to prevent skin cancer and the importance of early detection on Wednesday, May 31 from noon – 1 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Provided by Lyndsey Switzer PA-C of Rosario Skin Clinic and sponsored by the Island Hospital Foundation. Registration required, visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

Free class on Alzheimer’s Disease

Friday, June 2, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Island Hospital and the Alzheimer’s Association offer a free class on Alzheimer’s Disease

Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease: Early Detection Matters class will touch on a variety of topics surrounding Alzheimer’s Disease on Tuesday, June 6 from 2 – 3:30 p.m. in the Fidalgo/Burrows Room at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Registration required. Please visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

Create Your Impossible

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Life coach and speaker Katie Morgan explains how to make clear decisions, create a vision of what you want and move past what feels impossible. Digging deep and facing your challenges can have a profound, even magical, impact on your life. Bring your wildest dreams, your biggest challenges and your most intimidating fears. We'll play, work and uncover some insights about how you can move to the next level. Wed., June 7, 7pm at the library.

Island Hospital hosts car seat clinic

Thursday, June 8, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Get your child's car seat checked at a free drop-in clinic on Thursday, June 8 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the 24th Street parking lot of Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Nationally certified car seat technicians from Safe Kids Northwest will check your seat for safety and proper installation. Call 299-1309 for more information.

Island Hospital offers free Medicare class

Monday, June 12, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Learn more about your Medicare options at a free class on Monday, June 12 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Fidalgo Room at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Traditional coverage, supplements, advantage plans, prescription drug coverage, enrollment information and Medicare fraud protection will be covered. Registration required, visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

Island Hospital offers free orthopedic surgery class

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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For those planning on having a total knee or joint replacement, shoulder surgery or back surgery, learn how to transition back to your independent lifestyle after surgery at a free class on Tuesday, June 13 in the Fidalgo Room from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Registration required, visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

Music Soothes the Soul

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Anacortes Arts Commission members present Art, Therapy and Wellness, an “Arts for All” program. Join Commission members in exploring how art affects our health, minds and creativity through journaling, writing, drawing, enjoying music and laughing. In this segment we explore the art of music and how it plays an important part in our well-being. 

Art, Therapy, Wellness: Music Soothes the Soul - Wed., June 14, 7pm at the library

Swallow Screening at Island Hospital

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Determine if you might have a swallowing disorder at a free screening on Tuesday, June 20 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy at Island Hospital, 1015 25th St., Anacortes.  This screening is appropriate for those who may be experiencing difficulty chewing, frequent throat clearing or the need to swallow multiple times each bite or sip.  Appointments are required, 299-4204.

Island Hospital offers herbal lotion class

Thursday, June 22, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join Kelly Ann Nickerson MS and learn how to make herbal lotion on Thursday, June 22 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes in the Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms. The cost is $15. Registration required, visitwww.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

Beginning Again: a mindfulness mini-retreat

Saturday, June 24, 2017 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Feeling a little stressed out? Joe Arellano, long-time Anacortes massage therapist and certified mindfulness teacher, is offering a mini-retreat June 24. Held at the Center for Happiness from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., this is an opportunity to experience mindfulness through sitting, walking, and self-compassion meditation, as well as mindful eating. See more details at www.anacortesmassagetherapy.com/mindfulness. Anacortes Center of Happiness (Keystone Bldg.) 619 Commercial Ave 3rd Floor Ballroom.  Saturday June 24th, 2017,  10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Island Hospital hosts blood drive

Thursday, July 6, 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Donate blood with Bloodworks Northwest on Thursday, July 6 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. (closed 12-12:45 p.m.) in the Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St. Anacortes.

To schedule an appointment, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 299-1309.

Island Hospital offers free Medicare class

Monday, July 10, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Learn more about your Medicare options at a free class on Monday, July 10 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Fidalgo Room at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Traditional coverage, supplements, advantage plans, prescription drug coverage, enrollment information and Medicare fraud protection will be covered. Registration required, visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

Island Hospital offers free memory screenings

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Free memory screenings will be held on Tuesday, July 11 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Health Resource Center at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. This series of questions and tasks designed to test memory, language and other intellectual functions can help determine if you might be suffering from memory loss. Appointments required. 299-4204.

Island Hospital offers free orthopedic surgery class

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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For those planning on having a total knee or joint replacement, shoulder surgery or back surgery, learn how to transition back to your independent lifestyle after surgery at a free class on Tuesday, July 11 in the Fidalgo Room from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Registration required, visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

Island Hospital offers osteoporosis screening

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 9:00 am - 11:00 am
This event does not repeat

Get an estimate of your bone density with a non-intrusive heel scan on Tuesday, July 18 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $5, payable at the door. This screening is sponsored by the Island Hospital Foundation. Appointments are required and this screening is accurate for women only. Call 299-4204 for an appointment.

Island Hospital offers aromatherapy class

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Learn all about aromatherapy and essential oils at a class on Wednesday, July 19 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Fidalgo Room at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $25 which includes supplies. Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204 to register.

Island Hospital offers summer herb walk

Thursday, July 20, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Interested in learning how to safely identify and utilize plants native to Anacortes? Kelly Ann Nickerson MS will help you safety identify 15 different plants on Thursday, July 20 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes in the Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms and walking trail. Wear stable walking shoes. The cost is $15. Call 360-299-4204 to register.

Breastfeeding class at Island Hospital

Monday, July 24, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Learn about a variety of breastfeeding topics at a class on Monday, July 24 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24thSt., Anacortes. The cost is $25 (covered by Apple Health). Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204 to register.

Low-cost cholesterol and glucose screening

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 8:00 am - 11:00 am
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Island Hospital is holding a cholesterol and glucose screening Tuesday, July 25 from 8 to 11 a.m. in the Island Health Resource Center, 1211 24th Street, Anacortes. Sponsored by the Island Hospital Foundation.

The screening, which includes a full profile of blood fats and blood sugar levels, requires a 12-hour fast except for water and medications. The cost is $10. No appointment required. Please do not arrive before 7:30 a.m. If you have insurance and are not on Medicare or Medicaid, we can bill your insurance directly for this screening. Please bring your insurance card. For questions please call 299-1309.

osteoporosis class

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Island Hospital offers osteoporosis class. Learn about appropriate exercises and proper nutrition for osteoporosis at a class on Wednesday, August 2 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $10. Register online at www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

Free orthopedic surgery class

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Island Hospital offers free orthopedic surgery class. For those planning on having a total knee or joint replacement, shoulder surgery or back surgery, learn how to transition back to your independent lifestyle after surgery at a free class on Tuesday, August 8 in the Fidalgo Room from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Registration required, visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

Island Hospital hosts car seat clinic

Thursday, August 10, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Get your child's car seat checked at a free drop-in clinic on Thursday, August 10 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the 24th Street parking lot of Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Nationally certified car seat technicians from Safe Kids Northwest will check your seat for safety and proper installation. Call 299-1309 for more information.

Free Medicare class

Monday, August 14, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Learn more about your Medicare options at a free class on Monday, August 14 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Fidalgo Room at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Traditional coverage, supplements, advantage plans, prescription drug coverage, enrollment information and Medicare fraud protection will be covered. Registration required, visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

Island Hospital offers class on urinary leakage

Thursday, August 17, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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If you have trouble staying dry when sneezing, coughing or exercising, there are physical therapy interventions that can help! Learn about these methods at a class on Thursday, August 17 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Fidalgo Room at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Cost for the class is $10. Registration and prepayment are required.

Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204 to register.

Island Hospital offers free memory class

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Learn strategies and activities to help improve your aging memory at a free class on Wednesday, August 23 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes.  Presented by Island Hospital Speech Language Pathologist, Libby Lewis, MA, MEd CCC-SLP.  Call 299-4204 or visit www.islandhospital.org/classes to register.

free Medicare class

Monday, September 11, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Island Hospital offers free Medicare class

Learn more about your Medicare options at a free class on Monday, September 11 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Fidalgo Room at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Traditional coverage, supplements, advantage plans, prescription drug coverage, enrollment information and Medicare fraud protection will be covered. Registration required, visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

free orthopedic surgery class

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Island Hospital offers free orthopedic surgery class

For those planning on having a total knee or joint replacement, shoulder surgery or back surgery, learn how to transition back to your independent lifestyle after surgery at a free class on Tuesday, September 12 in the Fidalgo Room from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Registration required, visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

essential oils class

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Island Hospital offers essential oils class. Learn to use essential oils for wellness at an interactive class on Wednesday, September 13 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $25. Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes to register or call 299-4204.

Island Hospital hosts blood drive

Thursday, September 14, 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Donate blood with Bloodworks Northwest on Thursday, September 14 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. (closed 12-12:45 p.m.) in the Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St. Anacortes. To schedule an appointment, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 299-1309.

Free memory screenings

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Free memory screenings will be held on Tuesday, September 19 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Health Resource Center at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. This series of questions and tasks designed to test memory, language and other intellectual functions can help determine if you might be suffering from memory loss. Appointments required. 299-4204.

Therapeutic herbal tea class

Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Island Hospital offers therapeutic herbal tea class. Join Kelly Ann Nickerson MS and learn how to make therapeutic herbal tea on Thursday, September 21 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes in the Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms. The cost is $15. Registration required, visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

Breastfeeding class at Island Hospital

Monday, September 25, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Learn about a variety of breastfeeding topics at a class on Monday, September 25 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $25 (covered by Apple Health). Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204 to register.

Free class on men’s health

Thursday, September 28, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Naturopathic Physician, Alethea Fleming outlines the most common health issues men face at a class on Thursday, September 28 from 2 to 3 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204 to register.

Island Hospital offers Vitamin D screening

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Determine the level of Vitamin D in your blood at a screening on Tuesday, October 3 between 9 and 11 a.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Now only $30. Appointments are required, 299-4204. 

Healthy Habits to Improve and Maintain Blood Pressure Control

Saturday, October 7, 2017 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Samish Indian Nation Holds Community Health Fair Focused on
Healthy Habits to Improve and Maintain Blood Pressure Control

The public is invited to join the Samish Indian Nation for a free health fair. The event, in coordination with partner organizations, will include free services, activities and resources focused on blood pressure control. Services and activities offered:
Screenings for health issues, including: Diabetes, Cholesterol, Blood pressure, Vision, Spinal issues, Tongue and pule diagnosis, Bone density screenings for women, Hearing

Free fitness demonstrations
Free healthy cooking demonstrations, cookbooks and food samples
Native foods, teas and herbs
Free plant starts
Child passenger safety resources
Teen motor vehicle safety
Free healthy snack and refreshments

Saturday, October 7, 2017
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Fidalgo Bay Resort Convention Center
4701 Fidalgo Bay Rd, Anacortes

Free Medicare Open Enrollment classes

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Island Hospital will be hosting Medicare Open Enrollment classes on Tuesdays: October 10 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., October 24 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and October 31 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. located in the Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Call 299-4204 or visit www.islandhospital.org/classes to register.

Free orthopedic surgery class

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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For those planning on having a total knee or joint replacement, shoulder surgery or back surgery, learn how to transition back to your independent lifestyle after surgery at a free class on Tuesday, October 10 in the Fidalgo Room from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Registration required, visit www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

Island Hospital hosts car seat clinic

Thursday, October 12, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Get your child's car seat checked at a free drop-in clinic on Thursday, October 12 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the 24th Street parking lot of Island Hospital, 1211 24th  St., Anacortes. Nationally certified car seat technicians from Safe Kids Northwest will check your seat for safety and proper installation. Call 299-1309 for more information.

Island Hospital offers meditation class

Monday, October 16, 2017 4:22 am - 5:22 am
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Experienced meditator Jan Hodgman will guide you in simple techniques to become comfortable with meditation in a three-session class on Mondays, October 16 - 30 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Fidalgo Room at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $48. Register online at www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.

low-cost cholesterol and glucose screening

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 4:23 am - 7:23 am
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Island Hospital offers low-cost cholesterol and glucose screening

Island Hospital is holding a cholesterol and glucose screening Tue, Oct 17 from 8 to 11 a.m. in the Health Resource Center, 1211 24th Street, Anacortes. Requires a 12-hour fast except for water and medications. The cost is $10. No appointment required. Please do not arrive before 7:30 a.m. If you have insurance and are not on Medicare or Medicaid, we can bill your insurance directly for this screening. Please bring your insurance card. For questions please call 299-1309.

Free Medicare Open Enrollment classes

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Every Week until October 31, 2017

Island Hospital will be hosting Medicare Open Enrollment classes on Tuesdays: October 10 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., October 24 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and October 31 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. located in the Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Call 299-4204 or visit www.islandhospital.org/classes to register.

Island Hospital offers free clinical breast exams

Monday, October 30, 2017 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Clinical breast exams will be offered at a free screening on Mon, Oct 30 from 8 a.m. to noon in the Merle Cancer Care Center at Island Hospital, 1015 25th St., Anacortes. This screening is provided by Anne Blanchette PA-C of Anacortes Family Medicine. Appointments are required, 299-4204

Free balance screening at Island Hospital

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Determine if you are at risk of falling due to balance issues at a free screening on Tues, Oct 31 between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy at Island Hospital, 1015 25th St., Anacortes. Appointments are required, 299-4204.

Free Medicare Open Enrollment classes

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Every Week until October 31, 2017

Island Hospital will be hosting Medicare Open Enrollment classes on Tuesdays: October 10 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., October 24 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and October 31 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. located in the Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Call 299-4204 or visit www.islandhospital.org/classes to register.

Island Hospital offers osteoporosis class

Monday, October 1, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Learn about appropriate exercises and proper nutrition for osteoporosis at a class on Wednesday, November 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. The cost is $10. Register online at www.islandhospital.org/classes or call 299-4204.