Quincy Medical Center on Whitwell Street will host a variety of health and education programs in the upcoming weeks. The events are open to all community members.
Community health screening
Free blood pressure and blood glucose screening at Walgreens, 324 Hancock Street, N. Quincy (interpreters available)
-Sunday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Watch your step
This free one-hour program offers seniors recommendations for safe, independent living. Snacks provided. Please call 617-770-3264 to register
-Wednesday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m.
Ongoing support groups:
Bereavement support group
This eight-sesson group that meets in room B603 at Quincy Medical Center is designed to alleviate feelings of loss while beginning the healing process. There is no cost to attend. Please call 617-376-5502 to register.
-Wednesdays, 4-5:30 p.m.
Ciara Durkin Cancer Resource Center
Providing patients, families, and caregivers information on cancer care, treatment, and wellness. Literature and videos available.
-Weekdays from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. or by appointment by calling 617-376-5612
Free, anonymous, and confidential testing offered by Quincy South Shore AIDS Cares. Walk-ins welcome.
-Fridays 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. or by appointment Mon – Thurs by calling 617-376-5462