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FCHC Fitness,  offers a variety of fitness memberships options at our facility along with fitness and health programs.  Click below to find out more.

FCHC Fitness, offers a dedicated program that allows both registration and convenient on-line bill pay for a membership or classes.  To view these classes and programs and/or register click on the button below.

Fulton County Health Center Wellness Program

Community Health Programs

Fulton County Health Center offers a variety of community health education classes, blood sugar management, grief support, Weight loss/bariatric education and childbirth education classes.  To view these classes select a program category below to go to the a specific program being offered.

Bariatric

Are You Ready to Start Your Weight Loss Journey

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Weight Loss is hard to do on your own. If you have struggled with obesity and do not know where to turn, maybe weight loss surgery  is for you.  If you would like to learn more about your treatment options for weight loss, sign up for this free video presentation by General Surgeon Timothy Duckett, MD about obesity and bariatric surgery options offered at Fulton County Health Center. To sign up for this video presentation, click here.

Timothy G. Duckett, M.D., F.A.C.S., general surgeon has been in practice for more than 30 years. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has been performing bariatric surgeries since 2003.

 

Date/Time: On Your Own Time
Cost: Free
Location(s): Virtual

Diabetes Education

Blood Sugar Management

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$150 for series. Call 419-330-2772 to schedule.

Individual training that includes a 5-visit series with an RN Diabetes Care and Education Specialist to examine and set goals in the seven aspects of self-care that affect blood sugars whether one has diabetes, pre-diabetes, or increasing blood sugar numbers. There will be two different 5-visit series options available focusing on blood sugar control when diagnosed with diabetes or when trying to prevent diabetes. May choose to have one visit with a dietitian focusing on healthy eating. $150 for series. Call 419-330-2772 to schedule.

Please Note: The Blood Sugar Management community visits are different from FCHC provider ordered Diabetes Self Management Education and Support and Professional Continuous Glucose Monitoring Study.

Date/Time: By appointment
Cost: $150 for series
Location(s): FCHC Diabetes Education 3rd Floor and Fulton County Health Center

Blood Sugar Management Mini-Series

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$75 for two classes. Call 419-330-2772 to schedule.

Two individual visits with an RN Diabetes Care and Education Specialist using a simplified curriculum for learning how to better manage blood sugars whether diagnosed with diabetes or trying to prevent this diagnosis. May choose to have one visit with a dietitian focusing on healthy eating. $75 for mini-series. Call 419-330-2772 to schedule.

Please Note: The Blood Sugar Management community visits are different from FCHC provider ordered Diabetes Self Management Education and Support and Professional Continuous Glucose Monitoring Study.

Date/Time: By appointment
Cost: $75 for two classes
Location(s): FCHC Diabetes Education 3rd Floor

Grief Support

H.E.L.P. (Helping Each Other Live Past Suicide)

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Helping Each other Live Past a suicide is a support group offered at FCHC that meets the third Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the FCHC Surgical Conference Room on second floor. If you have lost someone to suicide, you are welcome to attend the meetings. We cannot take your grief from you, but it does help to talk with someone who knows your despair and isolation. We give supportive listening through these grieving times. We educate participants on the causes of suicide in order to prevent more loss.

For More information, contact Patricia Franz Pahl, LSW, LCDC III,  H.O.P.E. & H.E.L.P. Group Coordinator at 419-330-2757 (FCHC OB Unit) or 419-335-2015, Ext. 2385 (Office).

Date/Time: Third Monday of Each Month 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location(s): FCHC 2nd Floor Surgery Conference Room

H.O.P.E. (Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief)

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

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.

Oct. 17, 2020

Call 419-330-2724 to register.

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

Holiday Cooking with the Countertop Pressure Cooker

Discover the benefits of cooking with a countertop pressure cooker for holiday favorites. Who knew how quick and simple meals for the whole family could be!

Date/Time: November 16, 2020 - 6:00-6:45pm
Cost: $5
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center

Nutrition Education

Basic Cooking Skills

Do you struggle with basic cooking skills needed to make easy meals for your family? We can help! Learn how to chop, cut and prepare simple foods to make excellent and tasteful meals that your family will love!

Date/Time: October 13, 2020 - 6:00-6:45pm
Cost: $5
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center

Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program Session 1

The new Diabetes Prevention Program has been approved by the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and will be led by Registered
Dietitians. It will be held for an entire year, with weekly meetings for
the first 4-6 months and monthly meetings for the second 6 months.
The curriculum will incorporate healthy eating, physical activity, stress
management and more. Statistics have shown that those who have
completed the program have reduced their risk of diabetes by 58%. In
addition, they have experienced weight loss, increased energy and
activity and an overall physical and mental well being that comes
with a healthy lifestyle.

Date/Time: Tuesdays at 6:00pm starting October 20, 2020
Cost:
Location(s): Fulton County Health Center

Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program Session 2

The new Diabetes Prevention Program has been approved by the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and will be led by Registered
Dietitians. It will be held for an entire year, with weekly meetings for
the first 4-6 months and monthly meetings for the second 6 months.
The curriculum will incorporate healthy eating, physical activity, stress
management and more. Statistics have shown that those who have
completed the program have reduced their risk of diabetes by 58%. In
addition, they have experienced weight loss, increased energy and
activity and an overall physical and mental well being that comes
with a healthy lifestyle.

Date/Time: Wednesday's at 6:00pm starting November 18, 2020
Cost:
Location(s): Fulton County Health Center

Lifestyle Management Class

One-time visit with a Health Coach (dietitian) to review healthy eating strategies and goals for healthy living, $50. Call 419-330-2724 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 419-330-2724 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!

Date/Time: October 13, 2020 - 9:30-11:00am
Cost: $5 suggested donation
Location(s): FCHC Cardiac Rehab Classroom (1st Floor)

Mediterranean Meals

Learn about the health benefits of Mediterranean style eating while you experience a simple meal with quick preparation ideas and tips.

Date/Time: October 13, 2020 - 6:00-6:45pm
Cost: $5
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center

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.

October 6, 2020

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 419-330-2724 to register.

March 20, 2021
July 17, 2021
Nov. 20, 2021

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 419-330-2724 to register. Check in starts at 8:30 a.m. Class begin promptly at 9:00 a.m.

Sat., Nov. 21, 2020
Jan. 16, 2021
May 15, 2021
Sept. 18, 2021

Date/Time: Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $75
Location(s): FCHC Wellness Center