HOSPITAL JUNIOR VOLUNTEERS: The deadline to apply to be a summer junior volunteer at St. Tammany Parish Hospital is Thursday. Volunteers ages 15-20 will be exposed to clinical and office settings June 16 to July 25.
BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP: A grief recovery support group will meet at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Slidell Memorial Hospital Regional Cancer Center, 1120 Robert Blvd. For more information, call (985) 280-6612.
CANCER SCREENINGS: Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at St. Tammany Parish Hospital will provide skin cancer screenings from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Lowe’s, 1280 N. Highway 190, Covington. They also will provide breast cancer screenings from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and noon to 2 p.m. Appointments are required for the breast screenings and can be made by calling (888) 616-4687 or visiting marybird.org/stph.
MAKE ANGER WORK FOR YOU: A 16-week course, “What’s Good about Anger,” will begin Friday at the St. Tammany Parish Hospital Parenting Center, 1505 N. Florida St., Suite B, Covington. The cost is $100 for members and $150 for others. To register or for information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (985) 898-4435.
SPEECH AND HEARING SCREENINGS: Parents with concerns about their child’s speech and hearing development may schedule a free screening with Dawn Skinner from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday at the St. Tammany Parish Hospital Parenting Center, 1505 N. Florida St., Suite B, Covington. Registration is required for this free service. To register or for information, contact email@example.com or (985) 898-4435.
STORYWALK: Activities relating to the book “A Pony Rodeo” will be displayed along the walking trail at St. Tammany Parish Hospital from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday. The hospital is at 1202 S. Tyler St., Covington. Storywalk participants will enjoy activities such as riding stick ponies, barrel racing and a balloon stampede. Healthy refreshments will be served, and the event will end with a live pony show.
The event is free but participants are encouraged to reserve a spot by contacting Karen Supan at firstname.lastname@example.org or (985) 898-4435.
CANCER SCREENINGS: Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at St. Tammany Parish Hospital will provide colorectal, oral and skin cancer screenings from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Louisiana Heart Hospital, 64030 Highway 434, Lacombe. Easy-to-use take-home colorectal screening kits will be distributed, but they do not replace a medical examination or other screenings. The screenings are available to men and women ages 50 and older who have not been screened for colorectal cancer in the past 12 months. For information, call (888) 616-4687 or visit marybird.org/stph.
DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP: Adults with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes and their family members may benefit from the diabetes support group that will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Slidell Memorial Hospital. No registration is required. Call (985) 280-1554 or email email@example.com for a list of monthly topics and more information.
CROHN’S DISEASE SUPPORT: A support group for people with Crohn’s disease will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Mandeville Room at St. Tammany Parish Hospital, 1203 S. Tyler St., Covington. For more information, call Sean Michael at (504) 512-1760.
SLIDELL AUTISM SUPPORT GROUP: Strengthening Outcomes with Autism Resources will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday on the second floor of the Slidell Memorial Hospital Community Outreach Center, Wellness Pavilion, 501 Robert Blvd. For more information, call Anne Galiano at (985) 718-0432 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
NONVIOLENT CRISIS INTERVENTION: Business administrators, managers and staff members can raise awareness and facilitate communication about situations that have the potential to escalate into violent incidents during a program to be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 27 in the Pelican Room of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. For registration information, call (985) 867-3967.