Community Health Education Classes

Healthier Living • A six-week class offered several times during the year, taught in conjunction with Solano Public Health and the Area Agency on Aging. Classes are free but space is limited. Call (707) 646-5469.

Caregivers’ Support Group • For anyone involved in caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a dementia-related illness. Meets second Wednesday of the month, 7 to 9 p.m., at 1020 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville. Cost: Free. Call (707) 624-7971 or (707) 624-7970.

Grief Support Group This support group provides a place to talk, receive information about the grief process and support from others grieving the loss of a loved one. RSVP requested, but not required. Meets noon to 1 p.m. first and third Thursdays, 4520 Business Center Drive, Fairfield. (707) 646-3517

Adult Grief Support Class, Journey Through Grief • Course meets weekly for 10 weeks. Limited to 12 people per group. Participants follow a step-by-step approach using a book and journal. 4520 Business Center Drive, Suite 110, Fairfield. Cost: Free. For a schedule and to register, call (707) 646-3517.

Veterans Men’s Support Group • A grief support group for men with current and previous military experience. Meets on the first and third Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at 4520 Business Center Drive, Suite 110, Fairfield. Cost: Free. Call (707) 646-3517.

Pulmonary Education Series • Course meets the first two Tuesdays of the month from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at NorthBay Medical Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab. Dept. Cost: Free. Call (707) 646-5072.

Heart Failure Class • Class meets first two Wednesdays of the month from 12 to 1:30 at NorthBay Medical Center, Cardiac Rehabilitation Dept. Cost: Free. Call (707) 646-5072.

Diabetes Support Group • Meets monthly at 1010 Nut Tree Road, Suite 290, in Vacaville. Call (707) 624-8248 to confirm.

New Leaf Peer Support Group • A safe place for those affected by domestic violence meets Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. Call (707) 820-7288 for location.

New Beginnings Support Group • For stroke survivors, caregivers and family members. Meets third Tuesday of the month, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at VacaValley Health Plaza, 1010 Nut Tree Road, Suite 240. Cost: Free. Call (707) 646-4034.

 

Maternal/Child Health Classes

All prenatal and maternal child health classes are free if you are delivering at NorthBay Medical Center. Sign up at NorthBay.org or call (707) 646-4162.

Labor of Love
A two-week prepared childbirth class for moms and dads or coaches.

Labor of Love—Saturday Class
A prepared childbirth class for moms and dads or coaches. One Saturday a month.

Newborn Care/Car Seat Class
Expectant parents are instructed on daily care, nutrition, safety and development for the first few months of life. Parents are also taught how to choose and properly use infant and child car seat restraints. One-session course.

Maternity Orientation and Tour
A tour of NorthBay Medical Center’s maternity unit with information about hospital registration, birth certificates and other pertinent information.

Breastfeeding the Baby-Friendly Way
Babies are born to breastfeed. Learn normal newborn behavior and what to expect from a lactation expert. Support persons are encouraged and welcomed.

For a complete schedule of classes and events, visit NorthBay.org/calendar

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