Health
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Health Calendar for the Keys: August 30 - September 5

HIV Testing -- KEY WEST

• Gordon Rollins Center, 1434 Kennedy Drive, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., appointments are strongly urged. 305-296-6196.

• Monroe County Health Department, Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St., walk in Monday and Wednesday 9 a.m.-noon and 1 to 3 p.m. 305-809-5664 or 305-809-5665.

• Roosevelt Sands Community Health Resource Center, 105 Olivia St., walk in Thursday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1: 30 to 4 p.m., 305-797-9270.

• Bourbon St. Pub, 724 Duval St., Key West, Mondays, 1 to 6 p.m. 305-296-6196.

SATURDAY

• Addiction Recovery Meetings at Anchors Aweigh: 404 Virginia Ave., Key West. Meetings are open to all, except those indicated as "closed," which are only for people who have a desire not to drink.AA "Get the Worm," discussion, 7 a.m.; AA "Attitude Adjustment," discussion, 8 a.m.; AA "Friends of Bill W.," discussion, noon; NA "New Day," pamphlet, noon; AA "Southernmost Happy Hour," discussion, 5:30 p.m.; NA "Living the Solution," Just for Today, 5:30 p.m.; AA "Southernmost," speaker, 8:30 p.m.; NA"No Name," discussion candlelight, 8:30 p.m. 305-296-7888 or go to www.anchorsaweighclub.com.

• Al-Anon: 4 to 5 p.m.; dePoo Hospital cafeteria, 1200 Kennedy Drive, Key West.

• Al-Anon: 7:30 to 9 p.m., Coral Isles Church, Mile Marker 90, Plantation Key.

• Blood Drives: Key West: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., VFW Southernmost Post No.3911, 2200 N. Roosevelt Blvd.; Key West: 12:30 to 6:30 p.m., Regal Cinemas, 3338 N. Roosevelt Blvd.; Tavernier: 1:30 to 7:30 p.m., B&B Theatre, 91264 Overseas Highway. Location and times are subject to change. 305-294-7668 or go to www.oneblood.org.

• Overeaters Anonymous: 10 a.m., Unity of the Keys, 1011 Virginia St. 305-390-2562.

SUNDAY

• Addiction Recovery Meetings at Anchors Aweigh: 404 Virginia Ave., Key West. Meetings are open to all, except those indicated as "closed," which are only for people who have a desire not to drink.AA "Get the Worm," discussion, 7 a.m.; AA "Attitude Adjustment," discussion, 8 a.m.; AA "First Things First," discussion, 10:30 a.m.; AA "Friends of Bill W.," discussion, noon; NA "New Day," Just for Today, noon; AA "Southernmost Happy Hour," beginners discussion, 5:30 p.m.; NA "Living the Solution," topic, 5:30 p.m.; AA "Southernmost," speaker beginners, 8:30 p.m.; NA "No Name," slogan, 8:30 p.m.; AA "Bright Spot," discussion, 10:30 p.m. 305-296-7888 or go to www.anchorsaweighclub.com.

• Blood Drives: Sugarloaf: noon to 2 p.m., Sugarloaf Baptist Church, 260 Crane Blvd.; Key West: 2 to 5 p.m., Kmart, 2928 N. Roosevelt Blvd.; Key Largo: 1 to 6 p.m., Kmart, 101499 Overseas Highway. Location and times are subject to change. 305-294-7668 or go to www.oneblood.org.

MONDAY

• Addiction Recovery Meetings at Anchors Aweigh: 404 Virginia Ave., Key West. Meetings are open to all, except those indicated as "closed," which are only for people who have a desire not to drink.AA "Get the Worm," discussion, 7 a.m.; AA "Attitude Adjustment," discussion, 8 a.m.; AA "Back to Traditions," closed, step study, 10 a.m.; AA "Friends of Bill W.," closed, discussion, noon; NA "New Day," discussion, noon; AA "Southernmost Happy Hour," closed, discussion, 5:30 p.m.; NA "Living the Solution," step/tradition, 5:30 p.m. NA "Sweet Surrender," women preferred discussion, 7 p.m.; AA "Back to Basics," step workshop, 7 p.m.; AA "Southernmost," Living Sober discussion, 8:30 p.m.; NA "No Name," beginners, 8:30 p.m. 305-296-7888 or go to www.anchorsaweighclub.com.

• Al-Anon Family Group: 5 p.m. beginners meeting; 6 p.m. regular meeting, Renewal Center at The Basilica of St. Mary Star of the Sea, 700 block of Truman Avenue, between church and school; park in Windsor Lane lot.

• Al-Anon: 6 to 7 p.m., St. Columba Episcopal Church, 52nd Street, Gulfside, Marathon.

• Blood Drives: Key West: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Publix-Key Plaza, 1112 N. Roosevelt Blvd. Location and times are subject to change. 305-294-7668 or go to www.oneblood.org.

• Community acupuncture clinic: 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, 615-A United St., free. 305-766-0443.

• Overeaters Anonymous: 5:30 p.m., Monday, Thursday, Big Pine Key Baptist Church, 300 Key Deer Blvd. 305-923-6300.

• Quit smoking with "Tools to Quit": Keys AHEC, free smoking cessation program, 10 a.m. to noon, Key West Orthopedics (rear entrance), 3428 N. Roosevelt Blvd.; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Womankind, 1151 Truman Ave. Free: two weeks of nicotine patches, counseling from a certified tobacco treatment specialist. 305-743-7111, ext. 205.

TUESDAY

• Addiction Recovery Meetings at Anchors Aweigh: 404 Virginia Ave., Key West. Meetings are open to all, except those indicated as "closed," which are only for people who have a desire not to drink.AA "Get the Worm," discussion, 7 a.m.; AA "Attitude Adjustment," discussion, 8 a.m.; AA "Girl Power/Step Sisters," women's step study, 8 a.m.; AA "Back to Traditions," beginners, 10 a.m.; AA "Friends of Bill W.," beginner Big Book, noon; NA "New Day," step study and basic text, noon; AA "Southernmost Happy Hour," closed, 12 & 12 discussion, 5:30 p.m.; NA "Living the Solution," 5:30 p.m.; AA "Southernmost," Big Book discussion, 8:30 p.m.; NA "No Name," step study, 8:30 p.m. 305-296-7888 or go to www.anchorsaweighclub.com.

• Blood Drives: Stock Island: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mosquito Control, 5224 College Road; Key West: 3 to 6 p.m., Overseas Market, 2720 N. Roosevelt Blvd.; Key Largo: 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., U.S. Post Office, 100100 Overseas Highway. Location and times are subject to change. 305-294-7668 or go to www.oneblood.org.

• Yoga: 10 a.m., all levels, on the Butterfly Deck at Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden, Stock Island, 305-304-5635.

• Seniors Tai Chi/exercise class: 11:30 a.m., Harvey Government Center cafeteria, Truman Avenue and White Street, Key West, taught by Will and Amy Soto, free. 305-923-3483.

• The Subject is Cancer: 5 to 6 p.m., Visiting Nurse Association, 1319 William St., Key West. Questions, answers, support; a retired oncologist attends, free. 305-296-5451.

• Overeaters Anonymous: 6 p.m., Unity of the Keys, 1011 Virginia St. 305-390-2562.

• Alzheimer's Support Group: 6:30 to 8 p.m., third Tuesday of each month, Plantation Key Senior Center, Mile Marker 88.8, bayside. 305-853-0907.

• Parkinson's support group: meets at 5 p.m. 305-296-0644.

• Quit smoking counseling: Keys AHEC, weekly counseling, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Key West Orthopedics (rear entrance), 3428 N. Roosevelt Blvd.; 4:30 to 6 p.m., Big Pine library, Winn-Dixie Plaza; 7 to 8:30 p.m., Key West Orthopedics. 305-743-7111, ext 205.

• Recovery Group: 5:30 p.m., The Vineyard, 100 County Road, Big Pine Key. 305-872-3404.

WEDNESDAY

• Addiction Recovery Meetings at Anchors Aweigh: 404 Virginia Ave., Key West. Meetings are open to all, except those indicated as "closed," which are only for people who have a desire not to drink.AA "Get the Worm," discussion, 7 a.m.; AA "Beginner Meeting," discussion beginners, 7 a.m.; AA "Attitude Adjustment," discussion, 8 a.m.; AA "Back to Traditions," closed, Big Book study, 10 a.m.; AA "Friends of Bill W.," closed, step discussion, noon; NA "New Day," discussion, noon; AA "Southernmost Happy Hour," closed, speaker discussion, 5:30 p.m.; NA "Living the Solution," basic text, 5:30 p.m.; AA "Southernmost," speaker, 8:30 p.m.; NA "No Name," Just for Today tag, 8:30 p.m. 305-296-7888 or go to www.anchorsaweighclub.com.

• Blood Drives: Key West: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., U.S. Post Office, 400 Whitehead St..; Tavernier: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Winn Dixie, 91200 Overseas Highway; Islamorada: 3 to 6:30 p.m., Lor•E•Lei Restaurant, 81924 Overseas Highway. Location and times are subject to change. 305-294-7668 or go to www.oneblood.org.

• ACS Breast Cancer Support Group: 5 to 6 p.m., Visiting Nurse Association, 1319 William St., Key West, free. 305-294-8812.

• Adult Children of Alcoholics: 7:15 p.m., DePoo Hospital cafeteria, 1200 Kennedy Dr. 305-240-0837.

• Adult Children of Alcoholics: 7:30 p.m. on Big Pine Key. 305-923-6653 or email mfoxthomas@gmail.com for the weekly location.

• Alzheimer's Support Group: 6 to 7:30 p.m., second Wednesday of each month, Marathon Senior Center, 333rd St., Gulf. 305-853-0907.

• Joint replacement education: 11 a.m. to noon, second Wednesday of month, second floor Education Room, dePoo Medical Bldg., 1200 Kennedy Dr. Explains total joint replacement surgery performed at Lower Keys Medical Center. Light lunch served, RSVP, free. 305-292-5872.

• Quit-smoking program: 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 1151 Truman Ave. Six-week program, free. To register, 305-296-8868 or just show up.

• Quit smoking counseling: Keys AHEC, weekly counseling, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Key West Orthopedics (rear entrance), 3428 N. Roosevelt Blvd.; 2 to 3:30 p.m., DePoo Hospital cafeteria, 1200 Kennedy Dr.; 6 to 7:30 p.m., Womankind, 1151 Truman Ave. 305-743-7111, ext 205.

THURSDAY

• Addiction Recovery Meetings at Anchors Aweigh: 404 Virginia Ave., Key West. Meetings are open to all, except those indicated as "closed," which are only for people who have a desire not to drink.AA "Get the Worm," discussion, 7 a.m.; AA "Attitude Adjustment," Daily Reflections discussion, 8 a.m.; AA "Back to Traditions," closed, As Bill Sees It, 10 a.m.; AA "Friends of Bill W.," speaker discussion, noon; NA "New Day," basic text study, noon; AA "Southernmost Happy Hour," closed, Big Book discussion, 5:30 p.m.; NA "Living the Solution," literature and story, 5:30 p.m.; AA "Southernmost," candlelight discussion, 8:30 p.m.; NA "No Name," literature and story, 8:30 p.m. 305-296-7888 or go to www.anchorsaweighclub.com.

• Al-Anon: 7 to 8 p.m., dePoo Hospital, 1200 Kennedy Drive, Key West support group for family and friends of alcoholics.

• Al-Anon: 10 to 11 a.m., United Methodist Church, Mile Marker 48.8, Gulfside, Marathon.

• Blood Drives: Big Pine Key: noon to 6 p.m., BPK Shopping Center, Key Deer Blvd.; Marathon: 1:30 to 7:30 p.m., Publix, 5407 Overseas Highway. Location and times are subject to change. 305-294-7668 or go to www.oneblood.org.

• Cancer support group: 6 p.m., third Thursday of each month, main conference room, Mariners Hospital, 91500 Overseas Highway, Tavernier. 305-852-7887, or 305-434-1020.

• Caregivers support group: 5 p.m., second and fourth Thursdays of the month, VNA/Hospice, 1319 William St. For those caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's, dementia or brain injuries. 732-539-2927.

• Fishermen's Hospital Lunch and Learn: Free, but registration is required. 305-289-6426.

• Overeaters Anonymous: 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Monday, Big Pine Key Baptist Church, 300 Key Deer Blvd. 305-923-6300.

• Seniors Tai Chi/exercise class: 11:30 a.m., Harvey Government Center cafeteria, Truman Avenue and White Street, Key West, taught by Will and Amy Soto, free. 305-923-3483.

• Yoga: 10 a.m., all levels, on the Butterfly Deck at the Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden, Stock Island, free. 305-304-5635.

• St. Mary Star of the Sea Church Bereavement Group: 7:15 p.m., Renewal Center, 724 Truman Ave. 305-294-1018.

• Quit smoking with "Tools to Quit": Keys AHEC, free smoking cessation program, 10 a.m.-noon, weekly counseling, 3:30 to 5 p.m., and from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Key West Orthopedics (rear entrance), 3428 N. Roosevelt Blvd. Free: two weeks of nicotine patches, counseling from a certified tobacco treatment specialist. 305-743-7111, ext. 205.

FRIDAY

• Addiction Recovery Meetings at Anchors Aweigh: 404 Virginia Ave., Key West. Meetings are open to all, except those indicated as "closed," which are only for people who have a desire not to drink.AA "Get the Worm," discussion, 7 a.m.; AA "Attitude Adjustment," discussion, 8 a.m.; AA "Back to Traditions," speaker discussion, 10 a.m.; AA "Friends of Bill W.," speaker, noon; NA "New Day," discussion, noon; AA "Southernmost Happy Hour," closed, discussion, 5:30 p.m.; NA "Living the Solution," step guide, 5:30 p.m.; AA "Southernmost," 12 & 12 discussion, 8:30 p.m.; NA "No Name," speaker discussion, 8:30 p.m. 305-296-7888 or go to www.anchorsaweighclub.com.

• Alateen: 7 p.m., Unity Church, 9551 Overseas Highway, Marathon. 305-240-1120.

• Blood Drives: Key West: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Publix-Searstown, 3316 N. Roosevelt Blvd.; Key Largo: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Bank of America, 99551 Overseas Highway. Location and times are subject to change. 305-294-7668 or go to www.oneblood.org.

• Codependents Anonymous: 12:10 p.m., Unity of the Keys, 1011 Virginia St., Key West. 305-296-3784.

• Miscarriage Support Group: confidential. 305-923-3587.

• Quit smoking counseling: Keys AHEC, weekly counseling, 3428 N. Roosevelt Blvd. 305-743-7111, ext. 205.