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Join Vonda Lancaster, Science Expo Coordinator, and Tiffini Gallant, MSUB Alumni/Foundation Marketing Coordinator, as they talk about the details of this year’s Science Expo. Learn why this event continues to be so important to our young people and our community. Sunday, March 11, at 5:30 p.m.; Tuesday, March 13, at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m.; and Wednesday, March 14, at 2 p.m.
New Year, New-trition
Join Registered Dietitians Christina Erickson, MS, RD, CPT, and Anna Kasperick, MS, RD, as they present tips on simplifying nutrition in the new year. Wednesday, March 14, at 4 p.m. and Friday, March 16, at 6 p.m.
Billings Clinic — Family Birth Center Tour: 6 p.m. Meet at the Family Birth Center Atrium.
Billings Clinic — “Mother’s Milk: What You Need to Know About Breastfeeding”: 6-8 p.m. Partners are encouraged to attend.
No events planned.
Tuesday, March 20
Billings Clinic — live broadcast "Is joint pain interfering with your everyday activities and limiting your lifestyle?": Are you considering surgery? Join orthopedic surgeon Dr. Whitney Robinson, and learn about the progression of knee and hip arthritis, and when a total joint replacement is a favorable option, broadcast via Eastern MontanaTelemedicine Network from noon-1 p.m. A light lunch is included. There is no cost to attend, but seating is limited. Register in advance.
Billings Clinic — "All Things Car Seats": 6-7 p.m.
Billings Clinic — "Is My Thyroid Acting Up?": Join Endocrinologist James Mack, MD, as he discusses symptoms of thyroid disease. Learn about common types of thyroid tests and what they mean, from noon-1 p.m. on March 21. A light lunch is included. There is no cost to attend, but seating is limited. Register in advance.
Billings Clinic SameDay Care:
West: 2675 Central Ave., 238-2900. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Walk-in, no appointment is necessary.
Heights: 760 Wicks Lane, 238-2475. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Walk-in, no appointment is necessary.
Downtown: 2800 10th Ave. N. 7 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. By appointment only. To schedule, call 238-2677. Prior Billings Clinic patients may also schedule an appointment through MyBillingsClinic.
Billings Clinic ExpressCare: Located in Albertsons at Rehberg Lane, Central Avenue and Heights locations. Open 7 days a week. Quick & easy care. Appointments every 15 minutes. DOT exams available at all locations.
Billings Clinic — Same-day Dermatology Appointments: For times when a specific concern of the skin, hair or nails needs prompt attention. Same-day appointments are available on Wednesday afternoons. Call 238-2501 or 1-800-332-7156 Wednesday mornings to schedule an afternoon appointment with a board-certified dermatologist.
Billings Clinic HomeSafe and GoSafe GPS AutoAlert Wireless System: Live safely in your home or on the go. The system automatically detects a fall. No landline is needed. For more information, call Billings Clinic Lifeline at 657-4400.
Women’s wellness: Free screenings for uninsured or underinsured women. Mammograms, gynecologic exam (Pap smear and breast exam), blood screening, 12-hour fast before appointment (water only). Call 238-2501 today for more information or to see if you qualify.
WIC nutrition program for women, infants and children: RiverStone Health, 123 S. 27th St. Office hours are: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday. Call 247-3370 for an appointment or more information.
Quick and Easy Access to Health Care: Billings Clinic appointments every 15 minutes at Albertsons (Rehberg, Central and Heights locations.) Open seven days a week. DOT exams available at all locations. Schedule your appointment online: billingsclinic.com/expresscare.
Mammograms on Saturdays: Billings Clinic West. Appointments are available from 9:30 a.m. to noon. For more information or to schedule, call 238-2501.
Free pregnancy tests: Monday-Friday, from 7:30 to 8 a.m., Billings Clinic. No appointment necessary.
Colonoscopies: A colonoscopy could save your life. For more information, call Billings Clinic at 238-2500.
Diabetes Empowerment Education Program classes: Those interested in attending the free classes may register with the Billings Community Center by calling 657-3050. Class size is limited, so register early. For more information, call Jackie Rumph, MSU Extension Yellowstone County Agent, at 256-2828.
Diabetes and heart disease prevention classes: St. Vincent Healthcare and YMCA offer diabetes and heart disease prevention classes. Day and evening classes available. Call 237-8599 to reserve your spot and start the enrollment process. For more information, go to svh.org/dpp.
Diabetes self-management classes: Billings Clinic diabetes educators offer a comprehensive class schedule throughout the year. Ask your doctor about referral to classes, or request a class schedule by calling the appointment line at 238-2501. For more information, call the Billings Clinic Healthline at 255-8400.
Melanoma screening: A dark, pigmented, malignant tumor most commonly in the skin can be deadly. Call 238-2501 or 800-332-7156 to schedule a skin exam at Billings Clinic. Learn more about skin protection at billingsclinic.com/skincancer.
Billings Clinic Complete CPAP and BIPAP systems and supplies: Billings Clinic's registered respiratory therapists will help you find the correct fit and provide instruction on proper use and maintenance. Home Oxygen & Medical Equipment, 657-4999 or 1-800-332-7156.
Immunization clinic: RiverStone Health, 123 S. 27th St., offers walk-in immunization clinic. Hours: 1-4:30 p.m. Mondays and Fridays; 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
DAISY Award for extraordinary nurses at Billings Clinic: Anyone can nominate an extraordinary RN or LPN to honor them for the compassion and care they provide to patients every day. Nomination forms are available online at billingsclinic.com/DAISY.
Billings Clinic — "Take charge of your health!": MyBillingsClinic gives you convenient access to your online medical record. You can now register online. View upcoming appointments. Send a secure message to your doctor’s office. View lab results, allergy list, medication list, immunizations, surgeries and procedures. Visit billingsclinic.com/mybillingsclinic.
Billings Clinic — Welcome Baby labor and birth classes: Mary Alice Fortin Health Conference Center. $25. To register, call 255-8440 or 1-800-252-1246, or go to billingsclinic.com.
Parkinson’s Support Group: First Wednesday of each month from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Alice Fortin conference room at Billings Clinic. For more information, call 259-7656.
Discovery Circle stroke support group: Second Thursday of each month from 3 to 4 p.m. at St. Vincent Healthcare’s Mansfield Health Education Center, 2900 12th Ave. N., southwest entrance, garden level. Led by a stroke survivor. Free. Call 237-3950.
Pulmonary support group: Second Saturday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. in the second-floor conference room at Billings Public Library. For more information, call Helen at 652-3488 or Marilyn at 794-9268.
Heart failure and recovery support group: First Monday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. at Billings Clinic fourth floor Cardiology, Cardiac Rehab conference room. Light lunch provided. For more information, or to add your name to the group mailing list, call 238-2880.
Alzheimer’s support group: Second and fourth Mondays of each month at 11 a.m. at Big Horn Resort, 1801 Majestic Lane. Call 281-8455.
Compassionate Friends: Second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at Billings Clinic, conference room E. Support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child of any age, from any cause. Call 256-1569 or visit tcfbillings.org.
Breast cancer support group: Second Monday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at St. Vincent Healthcare’s Mansfield Health Education Center, 2900 12th Ave. N. Support for those affected by breast cancer. Call 237-3115.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly): Mondays from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Heights Baptist Church, 810 Garnet Ave. Call Sharon at 259-7566.