Health calendar -- Sept. 14

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Sep. 14—CLASSES/SEMINARS

Goat Yoga — 10 a.m. Sept. 19, at Hidden Hills Vineyard, 7550 Green Valley Road (Md. 75), Frederick. $40, includes wine tasting for ages 21 and older. Class open to all ages. Register at goatforthesoul.com or 240-405-2208.

Prevent T2 Diabetes Prevention Online Class — 5:30 p.m. Sept. 21, sponsored by the Frederick County Health Department. Learn to eat healthy more often, add physical activity, manage stress and stay motivated. Must pre-register and pre-qualify. Free. 301-835-9205 or ablair@frederickcountymd.gov.

MISCELLANY

Board of Health Meeting — 7 p.m. Sept. 14, broadcast live on FCG TV cable channels 19/1085, and webcast at gov/FCGTV. The public may call 855-925-2801, enter meeting code 8751 to listen. Public comments will be accepted at publicinput.com/H2716 or by calling 855-925-2801, enter meeting code 8751, and entering a queue for live public comment during the meeting. Comments limited to 3 minutes. Meeting will include a COVID situation update, vaccination update and discussion.

Camp Jamie Grief Camp for Children and Adolescents — one-day camp Sept. 25 for ages 6 to 14, Frederick Health Village, Frederick. Talk about their feelings, learn coping skills, expressive and experiential activities. Free, space is limited and pre-registration is required. 240-566-3030 or frederickhealthhospice.org.

HIV Testing — 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Fridays, by appointment only, walk-ins welcome. Frederick County Health Department, 350 Montevue Lane, Frederick. Rapid, confidential. 301-600-3342 to schedule an appointment.

COVID-19 Community Testing Walk-up Clinics — Open to the public. Outside walk-up testing. Face coverings and social distancing required. No documentation, insurance or doctor's note needed. Results in one to three days. Free. health.frederickcountymd.gov:

— 7 to 11 a.m. daily, Frederick Health Hospital Village, Frederick Health Way, Frederick

— 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays, Frederick Towne Mall parking lot near Mr. Tire, West Patrick Street, Frederick

— 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Rockledge Plaza, 1100 W. Patrick St., Unit H (above Masters Pharmacy), Frederick.

— 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 17, 24, Municipal Building parking lot, 615 E. Main St., Thurmont

— 5 to 7 p.m. Sept 16, 23, 30, Railroad Square, South Maple Avenue, Brunswick

— 4 to 6 p.m., Sept. 21, Emmitsburg Vigilant Hose Community Center, 17701 Creamery Road, Emmitsburg

Frederick County COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics — Visit frederickcountymd.gov/covidvaccine for locations or to schedule an appointment. 301-600-7900 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 301-600-7905 for Spanish:

— 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 15, 16, 17, 18, 800 Oak St., Frederick, entrance off Himes Avenue.

— 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Sept. 16, Rescue Mission, 419 W. South St., Frederick

11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Sept. 17, Frederick Community College, Building H, Room H202/203 in the Student Center, Opossumtown Pike, Frederick

— 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 18, parking lot of Asbury UMC, 101 W. All Saints St., Frederick.

BLOOD DRIVES

Call 800-733-2767 or go to redcrossblood.org/make-donation to schedule appointments or to verify blood drive will be taking place. Call the Frederick American Red Cross Blood Donation Center, 141 Thomas Johnson Drive, to schedule appointments for blood, double red cells and apheresis donations. Schedule subject to change.

Sept. 14 — 2 to 7:30 p.m., Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Co. Activities Ground, 1008 Twin Arch Road, Mount Airy

Sept. 21 — 2 to 7:30 p.m., St. Joseph on Carrollton Manor Catholic Church, 5843 Manor Woods Road, Frederick

Sept. 23 — 2 to 7:30 p.m., Holy Family Catholic Church, 7321 Burkittsville Road, Middletown.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings — No dues or fees. For times and locations, call 301-662-0544.

Diabetes Support Group — 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 16, Nov. 18, Frederick Health Toll House, Care Clinic Classroom, 501 W. Seventh St., Frederick. Open to Type 1 diabetes and Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults patients. RSVP required, interpreters available with advance notice. tinyurl.com/y3acvnbn or 240-549-2053 or espear@frederick.health.

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