‘Baby and Me’

St. Luke’s Jerome is offering “Baby and Me” classes, 11 a.m-noon Tuesday at Jerome Public Library, 100 First Ave. E.

This week’s topic: safety at home. The session is educational support for parents and babies. A lactation consultant and a baby scale are available each week.

Free; 208-324-6133.

Celiac Support

Celiac Support Group of Magic Valley holds its annual dinner meeting, 6 p.m. Tuesday at River Rock Grill, 1824 Blue Lakes Blvd. N., Twin Falls.

Everyone welcome to the no-host event. Information: Pat, 208-731-9079.

Mental Health Support

Mental Health Support Group, 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday at Family Health Services/Behavioral Health, 1102 Eastland Drive N., Twin Falls.

Open to individuals in Magic Valley with a mental health diagnosis.

Free; 208-734-1281.

Infant Safety, CPR

Infant safety and cardiopulmonary resuscitation class, 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the Oak Room on the lower level of St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls.

New parents, grandparents and caregivers learn CPR and what to do if a baby chokes. This isn’t a certification class.

No registration required; free; 208-814-0407.

Healthy Heart

Heart Smart seminar and screening, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in Oak Rooms 1-6 on the lower level of St. Luke’s, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls.

Cardiac risk screenings begin at 5:30 p.m. A presentation on “Heart-Healthy Cooking” follows at 6 p.m. with Dr. David Kemp, St. Luke’s Clinic Cardiology; Mark Owsley, St. Luke’s Magic Valley executive chef; and Dianne Jolovich and Mike Johnson, College of Southern Idaho Culinary Arts Program.

Free. Preregistration required: 208-814-0095.


St. Luke’s Magic Valley prepared childbirth classes, 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 7 through March 7, in the Oak Room on the lower level of St. Luke’s, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls.

Topics: wellness of the mother; labor and delivery process with relaxation and breathing techniques; care of the postpartum mother and newborn; breastfeeding and bottle feeding; and a video tour of the Women’s and Infant Center. Bring a labor support person if possible.

Cost is $60, and preregistration is required; 208-814-0407.

Dental Care

“Give Kids a Smile Day” event, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, in College of Southern Idaho’s Health Science and Human Services building, 397 N. College Road, Twin Falls.

The open-house event features games, prizes, instructions on brushing and flossing, healthy snacks, samples and free dental screenings for children in the CSI dental clinic. Application of dental sealants available for a minimal cost.

Presented by CSI dental hygiene students, Magic Valley Dental Hygiene and South Central Idaho Dental Associations.

Free. Info: CSI dental clinic, 208-732-6751; Janet Mumford, jmumfort@eaglemail.csi.edu, or Clerissa Adams, clerissa@eaglemail.csi.edu.

Health Fair

A health fair will be held from 7-10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Holy Trinity Episcopal Parish Hall, 909 Maple St., Buhl.

Lab screenings include basic cholesterol/triglyceride test, $7.50; comprehensive metabolic profile, $7; PSA (prostate-specific antigen) test for men, $10; and TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) test, $10. Fasting for 12 hours is recommended to obtain accurate lab results.

Interpath Laboratory of Twin Falls will provide technicians to draw blood and will mail analysis results within two weeks.

Free blood pressure readings will be available. Free coffee, juice and muffins after the blood draw.

All are welcome. Information: 208-543-4995

“To do for you” is a listing of health-related activities, events and education. Submit information by noon Thursday for publication in the following Monday’s edition: ramona@magicvalley.com.


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