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

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: April 1 at 5:00 PM
Cost: Feee
Location(s): FCHC Beck Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Living Free from Obesity

Register

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.

Arun Kumar Baskara, MD

Date/Time: April 15 at 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location(s): FCHC Beck Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Living Free from Obesity

Register

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: May 6 at 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location(s): FCHC Beck Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Living Free From Obesity

Register

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.

Arun Kumar Baskara, MD

Date/Time: May 20 at 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location(s): FCHC Beck Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Living Free from Obesity

Register

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: June 3 at 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location(s): FCHC Beck Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Living Free From Obesity

Register

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.

Arun Kumar Baskara, MD

Date/Time: June 17 at 6:00 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!

April 8 to May 22, 2019

Date/Time: Monday/Wednesday 5:30 p.m.
Cost: 7 classes $28, 14 classes $40, 15 or more $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!

April 13 to May 25, 2019

Date/Time: Saturday 9:30 a.m.
Cost: 7 classes $28, 14 classes $40, 15 or more $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.

April 8 to May 22, 2019

*Mat required

Date/Time: Monday/Wednesday 6:45 p.m.
Cost: 7 classes $28, 14 classes $40, 15 or more $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.

April 13 to May 25, 2019

*Mat required

Date/Time: Saturday 9:30 a.m.
Cost: 7 classes $28, 14 classes $40, 15 or more $50
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center

TABATA FIRE/POWER TRAINING

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Tabata Fire is a system of short, high-intensity intervals developed by Japanese professor, Izumi Tabata. Each exercise lasts only 20-60 seconds each. The one hour training, with increased strengthening, can push men or women to new physical levels never imagined and people continue to burn calories for hours after!

April 13 to May 25, 2019

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

ZUMBA ®

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Forget the workout, just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. Zumba® classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before you know it, you'll be getting fit and your energy levels will be soaring! It's east to do, effective and totally exhilarating.

April 9 to May 23 , 2019

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

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

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 each month at 10:00 a.m.
Cost: FREE
Location(s): FCHC 3rd Floor Training Room

Senior Adult Fitness

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.

March 25 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