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Post 28 to offer screenings June 17 The Oak Orchard/Riverdale American Legion Post 28 on Route 24 in MiUsboro will spon- sor a volunteer health screening program from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 17, in the bingo hall. Testings will include blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes. There is no charge for the service and the program is open to the public. For more information call Helen Skelton at 945-8694. Red Cross Offers class for professional rescuers The American Red Cross of the Delmarva Peninsula is offerring a CPR/AED for professional res- cuers at the Sussex Family YM- CA. Classes will meet from 6 to 9 p.m., June 3, June 10 and June 17. The course is $65. Tor register, call 800-777-6620, Ext. 6264 or register online at www.redcross- Sussex Rehabilitation adds new program Sussex Rehabilitation Services is now offering a new diabetes- and-exercise-education physical therapy program at its George- town office. The program is de- signed to help those diagnosed with diabetes or insulin resistance - prediabetes - learn more about the illness, how to use exercise to manage it and how to prevent many of the side effects associat- ed with diabetes. Medicare and most insurances cover the cost of the program. To schedule a free screening, call 854-9447. Yottr ER alternatire./br non lije-threatening injuries or illnesses Beebe offers screening programs Beebe Medical Center offers free health screening programs for ommunity groups with 50 or more attending members. Screen- ing programs are developed based Submitted photo Thomas named Employee of the Month Teri Thomas, certified nurse assistant, was chosen by her peers as the April Employee of the Month at Brandywine As- sisted Living at Seaside Pointe. Thomas' colleagues nominat- ed her because she is one of the hardest working aides on staff and the residents are very happy with the care she gives them. She is straightforward, always looking for things to do, never idle on the job and goes out of her way to do helpful things for others. She is giving, trusting, patient and kind. Shown is Executive Director Georgianna Deist presenting Thomas with a framed certificate of achievement and a $50 gift certificate. Thomas' name will also be placeed on the Employee of the Month plaque. For information about Brandywine Assisted Living, call 226-8750. on the general health status and ages of group members and the availability of staff to provide screenings. These screenings in- clude blood pressure, osteoporo- sis, body fat measurement, cho- lesterol and glucose. To learn more about organizing a screening for a group, call Beebe Medical Center's commu- nity health department at 645- 3337. Be aware of blood pressure Optimal adult blood pressure is 120/80 mm Hg or lower. The top number, the systolic pressure, rep- resents the pressure while the heart is beating. The lower num- ber, or diastolic pressure, repre- sents the pressure when the heart is resting between beats. A con- sistent systolic pressure of 140 or higher or diastolic pt:d'sure of 90 or more is considered high blood pressure. The higher the pressure rises, the greater the risks. Delaware Hospice marks 20.year anniversary In recognition of Delaware Hospice's 20 years of service to the community, Gov. Ruth Ann Minner will lead a celebration and tree dedication on the steps of the Tatnall Building in Dover begin- ning at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 3. Immediately following the cere- monies, a luncheon, courtesy of Bayhealth Medical Center, will be served in Legislative Hall. It @ It $ # e Cuts - Lacerations - Stitches Broken Bones Fraclures Minor Bums Back Injuries Eye Infections & Injuries STDs Hepatitis B shots Minor Traumas Sprains & Strains Tendinifis Asthma Bladder Infections Coughs, Colds & Bronchitis Diarrhea Dizziness Ear Aches Fever & Flu InfecUons Allergies Nausea & Vomiting Rashes Sinus InfecUons Sore Throats And other medical services i 302-227-2 74 CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, May 30- June 5, 2003- 7i I p IO 6++-YOGA NEW CLASSES Pregnancy Series Tues., June 3rd - June 24th Sundays, June 8th-: lune:29th: i:iiii: :: :, 4:00 -530. $48 WednesdayNight Workout 6:15 -8:00' $75 Wed., June 4th No Appointment Necessary Complete Spectrum of Care Open 7 Days,a-Week, year-round Evening Hours In-house X.RAY with orthopedic supplies for your convenience, in addition to LABORATORY and PHARMACEUTICAL services readily available. 3809 Highway One. Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 Next to the Water Tower on Route One South of the Canal Bridge