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VA program conducts health education classes

Nurse educators from the rural health program at the W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center will be conducting health education classes at the American Legion Post 66, 1450 North Main Street, Mooresville, beginning Jan. 18.
The health education classes will be held the third Wednesday of each month, for six months, from 10 a.m. until noon. The classes will focus on diabetes self-management and will last approximately two hours each. Additional time for one-on-one sessions will be allowed at the end of each class. Future class dates are Feb. 15, March 21, April 18, May 16 and June 20. The classes are free of charge.
All veterans currently receiving VA health care are encouraged to attend. However, all former and current military members and their family members are invited to attend the classes. The team also provides assistance and education on registration and enrollment for VA health care.
For more information, contact the rural health program office at 1-800-469-8262, ext. 4937, 4642 or 4938, or visit www.salisbury. va.gov

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