Author: Olivia McCarthy

Free Nutrition & Fitness talks in November

by Olivia McCarthy

  • Posted on November 1, 2017

  • Health

FREE MONTHLY LECTURE SERIES NuFit: Nutrition & Fitness Education for a new you! Get the latest information on nutrition and fitness: new recipes, facts and myths, and tips from our experts. Bring a friend and enjoy a healthy snack! Reservations are encouraged. NOVEMBER TOPICS Winter Root Vegetables Effective Exercise for the Busy Person TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH 6:00pm –…



Free Grief Support Group to help with Holiday Stress on Wednesday, November 8th @ Hospice Care Center, Akron

by Olivia McCarthy

  • Posted on October 30, 2017

  • Health

FREE GRIEF SUPPORT TO HELP REDUCE HOLIDAY STRESS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH 2:00PM – 4:00PM & 6:00PM – 8:00PM Justin T. Rogers Hospice Care Center 3358 Ridgewood Road, Copley (map) Discuss stress-related concerns for the bereaved during the holiday season. Learn how to balance the reality of grief with the expectations for the holidays. Hear about…



HEAP Assistance at ASCA starts on November 1st – Walk-in Assistance available or By Appointment

by Olivia McCarthy

The Emergency Home Energy Winter Crisis Program (E-HEAP) provides up to $175 in assistance once per heating season to income eligible households that are disconnected, threatened with disconnection, or have less than a ten day supply of bulk fuel. YOU MUST HAVE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION WHEN YOU ARRIVE Akron Summit Community Action 670 W. Exchange St.,…



Upcoming Open Enrollment events will offer FREE assistance with Marketplace Insurance on Healthcare.gov

by Olivia McCarthy

  • Posted on October 25, 2017

  • Health

OPEN ENROLLMENT BEGINS NOVEMBER 1ST AND ENDS DECEMBER 15TH FREE Open Enrollment events will offer assistance with signing up for Federally Funded Marketplace insurance on Healthcare.gov. NO APPOINTMENTS NECESSARY Free service includes creation of an online account, completing an application, receiving results listing eligible Cost Share Reductions and Premium Tax Credits, and enrolling in the health plan…



CORRECTION – Free DAWN Clinics – No Longer @ Edwin Shaw but ARE available at Summit Co. Public Health

by Olivia McCarthy

  • Posted on October 25, 2017

  • Health

FREE COMMUNITY-BASED DRUG OVERDOSE EDUCATION & NAXALONE DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM CORRECTION – DAWN CLINICS NO LONGER AT EDWIN SHAW (original post here) THE SAME SERVICES & TRAINING ARE AVAILABLE AT Summit County Public Health 1867 West Market St., Akron CALL 330-375-2984 TO SCHEDULE FREE TRAINING AND RECEIVE FREE NARCAN KIT APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE EVERY TUESDAY AT 3PM, 4PM & 5PM Naloxone is…



FREE “Before Baby” Maternity Health Fair @ Cleveland Clinic Akron General on Sunday, November 5th from 1-3pm

by Olivia McCarthy

  • Posted on October 25, 2017

  • Health

GET READY FOR BABY! FREE MATERNITY HEALTH FAIR SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5TH 1:00PM – 3:00PM Cleveland Clinic Akron General 1 Akron General Ave, Akron WHAT TO EXPECT – Tour of the New Life Center – Information Booths – Free raffle for gifts – Information seminars in the surgical waiting area ENJOY REFRESHMENTS & FREE PARKING! To register…