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.

Bariatric

Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You with Arun Kumar Baskara, MD

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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.

Date/Time: January 21, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location(s): FCHC Beck Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You with Timothy Duckett, MD

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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.

Date/Time: January 7, 2019 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

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

Cooking Quick & Healthy With a Pressure Cooker

This class will cover the benefits of cooking with a pressure cooker and demonstrate simple meals that can be accomplished in the pressure cooker.

Call 419-330-2721 to register.

Date/Time: Tuesday March 5, 2019 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $5
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center

Healthy Grocery Shopping Tours

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Learn how to shop for healthier foods while balancing a budget. Tour led by a Registered Dietitian.

Registration required 24 hours in advance.  Call 419-330-2735 to register.

Meet at Chief Supermarket in Wauseon.

Date/Time: Tuesday January 15, 2019 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location(s): Chief Supermarket

Healthy Grocery Shopping Tours

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Learn how to shop for healthier foods while balancing a budget. Tour led by a Registered Dietitian.

Registration required 24 hours in advance.  Call 419-330-2735 to register.

Meet at Chief Supermarket in Wauseon.

Date/Time: Tuesday February 19, 2019 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location(s): Chief Supermarket

Lifestyle Management Class

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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

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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

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

Call 419-330-2692 to register.

Date/Time: Tuesday February 19, 2019 9:30 - 11:00 AM
Cost: $5 suggested donation
Location(s): FCHC Cardiac Rehab Classroom (1st Floor)

Low Cholesterol Living

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

Call 419-330-2692 to register.

Date/Time: Tuesday April 23, 2019 9:30 - 111:00 a.m.
Cost: $5 suggested donation
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.

Call 419-330-2692 to register.

Date/Time: Thursday January 10, 2019 9:30 - 10:30 AM
Cost: FREE
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.

Call 419-330-2692 to register.

Date/Time: Thursday March 7, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $5 suggested donation
Location(s): FCHC Cardiac Rehab Classroom (1st Floor)

New Year New You!

What better time to start thinking and learning about ways to improve your overall well-being. From food to exercise to sleep, learn how each one affects mood, energy level, chronic illness, and overall health. Led by a Registered Dietitian. 5-week session

Call 419-330-2721 to register.

Date/Time: Tuesday beginning January 22, 2019 5:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $25
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center

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!

Call 419-330-2692 to register

Date/Time: Tuesday January 22, 2019 9:30 - 11 AM
Cost: $5 suggested donation
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!

Call 419-330-2692 to register.

Date/Time: Tuesday March 19, 2019 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $5 suggested donation
Location(s): FCHC Cardiac Rehab Classroom (1st Floor)

Salt Sense

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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.

Call 419-330-2692 to register.

Date/Time: Tuesday February 5, 2019 9:30 a.m.
Cost: $5 suggested donation
Location(s): FCHC Cardiac Rehab Classroom (1st Floor)

Salt Sense

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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.

Call 419-330-2692 to register.

Date/Time: Tueaday April 9, 2019 9:30 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. This class meets 2 hours a week for 2 weeks or you may choose to do the Saturday day class. Taught by experienced childbirth educators. Learn about the birth process, fetal development, exercise, breathing techniques, relaxation and comfort measures. Includes labor preparation, discussions, and Powerpoint presentations. Call 419-330-2757 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 each month 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. Taught by RN. Registration and payment due 1 week prior to class. Sign-in starts at 8:30 a.m. Class begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. Call 419-330-2735 to register.

Date/Time: Saturday May 18, 2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost: $50
Location(s): FCHC Ground Floor Meeting Room

American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR

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

Date/Time: Saturday, January 19, 2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost: $50
Location(s): FCHC Ground Floor Meeting Room

American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR & First Aid

Learn how to handle emergencies through this American Heart Association class. Participants will be certified in adult, child and infant CPR and obstructed airways. Class taught by RN. Registration and payment due 1 week prior to class. Call 419-330-2735 to register. Sign-up starts at 8:30 a.m. Class begin promptly at 9:00 a.m.

Date/Time: Saturday, March16, 2019 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost: $75
Location(s): FCHC Ground Floor Meeting Room

American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR & First Aid

Learn how to handle emergencies through this American Heart Association class. Participants will be certified in adult, child and infant CPR and obstructed airways. Class taught by RN. Registration and payment due 1 week prior to class. Call 419-330-2735 to register. Sign-up starts at 8:30 a.m. Class begin promptly at 9:00 a.m.

Date/Time: Saturday, July 20, 2019 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost: $75
Location(s): FCHC Ground Floor Meeting Room

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.

Date/Time: Tuesday/Thursday at 10:30 AM
Cost: 10 classes $40, 20 classes $55
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center

Gentle Movement

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Gain strength and flexibility in this no-sweat class. Many exercises are performed sitting on a chair.

Sponsored by American Physical Rehabilitation Network & FCHC Rehab Department.

Date/Time: Monday/Wednesday 9:30 AM
Cost: Freewill donations appreciated
Location(s): Fulton County Senior 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.

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

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.

Date/Time: Tuesday/Thursday 9:30 AM
Cost: Free to SilverSneakers® cardholders, 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.

Date/Time: Tuesday/Thursday 10:30 AM
Cost: Free to SilverSneakers® cardholder, regular class pricing applies to others
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center Pool

Weight Loss

Weight Loss 101

A Registered Dietitian will explore various nutrients and how they affect out bodies.

Call 419-330-2721 to register

Date/Time: Tuesday October 2, 9, 16, 23, 2018 12:00 - 12:30 PM
Cost: $25
Location(s): FCHC Cafeteria