Health and Wellness Programs

Fulton County Health Center programs are divided into six categories, listed below. You may register on-line for many of our classes or by phone by calling 419-330-2735. If you are interested in attending any of our community or patient education classes and require assistance aids or accessible facilities, please contact our Corporate and Community Education Department at 419-330-2723 to make a request. Please call in advance so appropriate arrangements can be arranged.

Wellness Center

138 E Elm St
Wauseon, Ohio
419-330-2724

Fulton County Health Center offers a variety of fitness membership options for area residents. A membership allows for the use of exercise equipment along with guidance from a Personal Trainer/Exercise Specialist to help you develop a fitness plan to meet your health goals. We offer both single and family plans with options of 3, 6, and 12 months. We also offer special discounts for Seniors age 65 and older.

Aquatics Fitness

AQUATIC AEROBICS

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A high-energy, vigorous workout performed in shallow water to avoid injury. Great for toning and strengthening.

June 10 to July 24, 2019

Date/Time: Monday/Wednesday 6:15 p.m.
Cost: 7 Weeks 7 classes $28, 14 classes $40, 15 or more classes $50
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center Pool

SilverSneakers® Splash

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Activate your aqua urge for variety! Splash offers lots of fun and shallow water moves to improve agility, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance. No swimming ability is required, and a special SilverSneakers® kickboard is used to develop strength, balance and coordination. Ideal for those with arthritis, as this class consists of range of motion, strengthening, and endurance. Work at your own ability level.

March 26 to December 26, 2019

Date/Time: Tuesday/Thursday 9:30 a.m.
Cost: Free to SilverSneakers® card holders, regular pricing applies to others
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center Pool

SilverSneakers® Splash

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Activate your aqua urge for variety! Splash offers lots of fun and shallow water moves to improve agility, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance. No swimming ability is required, and a special SilverSneakers® kickboard is used to develop strength, balance and coordination. Ideal for those with arthritis, as this class consists of range of motion, strengthening, and endurance. Work at your own ability level.

March 26 to December 26, 2019

Date/Time: Thursday 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free to SilverSneakers® card holders, regular pricing applies to others
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center Pool

Bariatric

Living Free from Obesity

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If you have been trying everything to lose weight without success, maybe weight loss surgery is right for you. Join the staff of our Weight Solutions program for an overview of the effects of obesity and treatment with bariatric surgery. During the program you will learn about how a sleeve gastrectomy can provide effective weight loss along with improved diet and lifestyle changes. You will also learn how bariatric surgery can help treat chronic health conditions related to obesity such as: • Type 2 Diabetes • High Cholesterol • Sleep Apnea • Hypertension Join us for this free seminar to find out how weight loss surgery can be your first step to a healthier you.

Timothy Duckett, MD

Date/Time: Monday August 5th at 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location(s): FCHC Beck Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Diabetes Education

Taking Charge of Blood Sugars Mini-Series

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Two visits with an RN Certified Diabetes Educator using a simplified curriculum for learning how to better manage blood sugars.

Date/Time: By appointment
Cost: $75 for two classes
Location(s): Fulton County Health Center

Taking Charge of Blood Sugars Through Daily Choices

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Individual training that includes a 5-visit series with an RN Certified Diabetes Educator to examine and set goals in the seven aspects of self-care that affect blood sugars.

Date/Time: By appointment
Cost: $150 for series
Location(s): Fulton County Health Center

Fitness

CARDIO CORE

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A class geared toward variety! You'll be stepping on a bench, performing aerobic moves on the floor, using the ball and body bars. A great all-in-one workout incorporating cardiovascular, flexibility, and strength training!

June 10 to July 24, 2019

*Mat required

Date/Time: Monday/Wednesday 5:30 p.m.
Cost: 7 Weeks 7 classes $28, 14 classes $40, 15 or more classes $50
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center

DRUMS ALIVE®

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Powerful beat and rhythm of the drums, using the stability ball, that will get your feet stomping and your body moving. Simple movements on the ball, with the ball, and around the ball. Great workout for men and women. Must bring stability ball and mat. FUN! FUN! FUN!

June 11 to July 25, 2019

*Mat and stability ball required

Date/Time: Tuesday/Thursday 6:00 p.m.
Cost: 7 Weeks 7 classes $28, 14 classes $40, 15 or more classes $50
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center

POUND®

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The world’s first cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing drums. This takes cardio drumming to the next level. Mat required.

June 10 to July 24, 2019

*Mat required

Date/Time: Monday/Wednesday 8:30 a.m.
Cost: 7 Weeks 7 classes $28, 14 classes $40, 15 or more classes $50
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center

POUND®

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The world’s first cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing drums. This takes cardio drumming to the next level. Mat required.

June 10 to July 24, 2019

*Mat required

Date/Time: Monday/Wednesday 6:45 p.m.
Cost: 7 Weeks 7 classes $28, 14 classes $40, 15 or more classes $50
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center

POUND®

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The world’s first cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing drums. This takes cardio drumming to the next level. Mat required.

June 11 to July 25, 2019

*Mat required

Date/Time: Tuesday/Thursday 5:00 p.m.
Cost: 7 Weeks 7 classes $28, 14 classes $40, 15 or more classes $50
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center

TAI CHI

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Gentle flowing movements to reduce falls, improve sleep quality, and improve respiratory function. The low intensity program also improves strength and balance.

June 11 to July 24, 2019

Date/Time: Tuesday/Thursday 9:00 a.m.
Cost: 7 Weeks 7 classes $28, 14 classes $40, 15 or more classes $50
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center

YOGA

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This class consists of basic Yoga postures, breathing and relaxation techniques. Yoga poses and passive stretches are the focus of this artful format. It's a total body workout as you use the weight of your body to hold the various poses!

June 11 to August 13, 2019

*Mat required

Date/Time: Tuesday 7:15 p.m.
Cost: 10 Weeks 10 classes $40, 20 classes $55, 21 or more classes $70
Location(s): Trinity United Methodist

YOGA

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This class consists of basic Yoga postures, breathing and relaxation techniques. Yoga poses and passive stretches are the focus of this artful format. It's a total body workout as you use the weight of your body to hold the various poses!

June 11 to August 13, 2019

*Mat required

Date/Time: Tuesday 5:00 p.m.
Cost: 10 Weeks 10 classes $40, 20 classes $55, 21 or more classes $70
Location(s): FCHC Beck Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

YOGA

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This class consists of basic Yoga postures, breathing and relaxation techniques. Yoga poses and passive stretches are the focus of this artful format. It's a total body workout as you use the weight of your body to hold the various poses!

June 15 to August 17, 2019

*Mat required

Date/Time: Saturday 9:00 a.m.
Cost: 10 Weeks 10 classes $40, 20 classes $55, 21 or more classes $70
Location(s): FCHC Beck Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Grief Support

H.O.P.E.

Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief (H.O.P.E.) is a support group. H.O.P.E. offers support for parents who have experienced miscarriage; stillbirth; or the death of infants, young children, and teenagers due to illness or accident. For more information, call Fulton County Health Center at 419-330-2757.

Does not meet in December. No registration is required.

Date/Time: Third Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Location(s): FCHC Ground Floor Meeting Room

Health Education

Lifestyle Management Class

One-time visit with a Health Coach (dietitian) to review healthy eating strategies and goals for healthy living, $50. Call 419-330-2721 to schedule.

Date/Time: By Appointment
Cost: $50
Location(s): Fulton County Health Center

Lifestyle Management Training

Individual training that includes a 6-visit series with a Health Coach (dietitian/certified fitness professional) to learn and set goals for healthy eating, exercise and living, $150 for series. Call 419-330-2721 to schedule.

Date/Time: By Appointment
Cost: $150 for the series
Location(s): Fulton County Health Center

Low Cholesterol Living

Focus will be on risk factors for heart disease, cholesterol numbers and their significance, type of fat and cholesterol in the diet, and more!

August 20, 2019

Call 419-330-2692 to register.

Date/Time: Tuesday 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $5 suggested donation
Location(s): FCHC Cardiac Rehab Classroom (1st Floor)

Managing Your Blood Pressure

Learn what high blood pressure is, its effects, and how to lower and control it. Get information on lifestyle changes, current treatments, and medication do's and don'ts. Please report to Cardiac Rehab at 9:20 a.m. the day of the class. To register call 419-330-2692.

July 11, 2019

Call 419-330-2692 to register.

Date/Time: Thursday 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free
Location(s): FCHC Cardiac Rehab Classroom (1st Floor)

Managing Your Blood Pressure

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Learn what high blood pressure is, its effects, and how to lower and control it. Get information on lifestyle changes, current treatments, and medication do's and don'ts. Please report to Cardiac Rehab at 9:20 a.m. the day of the class. To register call 419-330-2692.

September 12, 2019

Call 419-330-2692 to register

Date/Time: Thursday 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free
Location(s): FCHC Cardiac Rehab Classroom (1st Floor)

Relaxation/Stress Management

Learn basic relaxation and stress management techniques to improve your heart and health. This class will give you practical tools to decrease your stress and improve ways you can relax in today’s busy world!

July 23, 2019

Call 419-330-2692 to register.

Date/Time: Tuesday 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Cost: Free
Location(s): FCHC Cardiac Rehab Classroom (1st Floor)

Relaxation/Stress Management

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Learn basic relaxation and stress management techniques to improve your heart and health. This class will give you practical tools to decrease your stress and improve ways you can relax in today’s busy world!

September 24, 2019

Call 419-330-2692 to register

Date/Time: Tuesday 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Cost: Free
Location(s): FCHC Cardiac Rehab Classroom (1st Floor)

Salt Sense

Whether it's for high blood pressure, heart disease or to maintain a healthy diet, learn how and where to reduce sodium. Includes label reading, commercial product choices, recipes and shopping tips.

August 6, 2019

Call 419-330-2692 to register.

Date/Time: Tuesday 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $5 suggested donation
Location(s): FCHC Cardiac Rehab Classroom (1st Floor)

Partners in Pregnancy

Breastfeeding-Prenatal Preparation

This class offers information on breast feeding preparation and techniques. Taught by a certified lactation consultant, learn the process of breast feeding and getting off to a good start. Discuss advantages techniques, pumps and any questions you may have about breast feeding. A real benefit to those thinking about nursing for the first time. To register call 419-335-2015 extension 2357.

Date/Time: By Appointment
Cost: FREE
Location(s): FCHC 3rd Floor Training Room

Childbirth Education

Our goal is to inform and reinforce the belief that the birth experience should not only result in a healthy mother and baby, but it should provide a positive family experience. The class is held once a month on Saturday mornings for 4 hours. Taught by experienced childbirth educators. Learn about the birth process, breathing techniques, relaxation, and comfort measures. Includes labor preparation, discussions, and PowerPoint presentations. Call 419-335-2015, then extension 2357 to register and get cost information.

Date/Time: As scheduled
Cost: Call to get cost information
Location(s): FCHC 3rd Floor Training Room

Sibling Class

If you have older children at home, we would like to invite them to our Sibling Class. We recommend that children attending be at least three years old. In the class children will have the opportunity to tour the OB department and get a close look at a newborn. To register for the class call 419-335-2015 extension 2357.

Date/Time: First Saturday of even months at 10:00 a.m.
Cost: FREE
Location(s): FCHC 3rd Floor Training Room

Safety

American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR

CPR Certification by the American Heart Association for health professionals and health professional students. Registration and payment due 1 week prior to class. Sign-in starts at 8:30 a.m., class begins promptly at 9:00 a.m. Call 419-330-2735 to register.

August 17, 2019

Date/Time: Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $50
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center

American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR & First Aid

Learn how to handle emergencies through this American Heart Association class. Participants will receive a 2-year certification in adult,child, infant CPR; obstructed airways; and first aid. Meets most childcare requirements. Registration and payment due 1 week prior to class. Call 419-330-2735 to register. Check in starts at 8:30 a.m. Class begin promptly at 9:00 a.m.

November 16, 2019

Date/Time: Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $75
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center

American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR & First Aid

Learn how to handle emergencies through this American Heart Association class. Participants will receive a 2-year certification in adult,child, infant CPR; obstructed airways; and first aid. Meets most childcare requirements. Registration and payment due 1 week prior to class. Call 419-330-2735 to register. Check in starts at 8:30 a.m. Class begin promptly at 9:00 a.m.

July 20, 2019

Date/Time: Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $75
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center

Babysitting Classes

Learn to handle emergencies such as choking, burns and more, and become a more effective and competent baby sitter. Class covers growth and development and safety for the sitter as well as the children, and much more. Please bring a sack lunch. Beverages/snacks provided. Payment due 1 week prior to class at class location.

June 15, 2019

Call 419-826-2760 to register.

Date/Time: Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $35
Location(s): Swanton Public Library

Babysitting Classes

Learn to handle emergencies such as choking, burns and more, and become a more effective and competent baby sitter. Class covers growth and development and safety for the sitter as well as the children, and much more. Please bring a sack lunch. Beverages/snacks provided. Payment due 1 week prior to class at class location.

June 22, 2019

Call 419-533-5721 to register.

Date/Time: Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $35
Location(s): Liberty Center Public Library

Senior Adult Fitness

DELAY THE DISEASE

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A fitness program designed to empower people with Parkinson's Disease to take control of the disease with daily exercise, including Activities of Daily Living exercises.

April 9 to December 26, 2019

for Parkinson’s Disease

Date/Time: Tuesday/Thursday 10:30 a.m.
Cost: 7 classes $28, 14 classes $40, 15 or more $50
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center

SilverSneakers® Classic

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Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, a SilverSneakers® ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for support, stretching, and relaxation exercises.

April 1 to December 30, 2019

Date/Time: Monday/Wednesday 10:00 a.m.
Cost: (Free to SilverSneakers® card holders, regular pricing applies to others)
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center

SilverSneakers® Yoga

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April 8 to December 30, 2019

Date/Time: Monday/Wedneday 11:00 a.m.
Cost: (Free to SilverSneakers® card holders, regular pricing applies to others)
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center