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Health & Wellness Classes


Classes offered by Mercy and Memorial Hospitals to help you stay healthy.


Heart Healthy Lifestyle

A review of heart healthy eating, meal planning, cooking, shopping, and physical activity for prevention of illness related to heart disease, stroke, high cholesterol/triglycerides, and high blood pressure. 

Upcoming dates:
October 16

All classes are free at the Dignity Health Memorial Hospital Center for Healthy Living.

For additional information, please call 855.456.3013 or download our flyer.


Small Steps to a Healthier Weight

These monthly classes will help you lose weight and improve your overall health. Topics include hydration/healthy drinks, whole unprocessed foods, cutting calories, healthy meal prep, portion control, and exercise. 

Upcoming dates:
November 6
December 4

All classes are free at the Dignity Health Memorial Hospital Center for Healthy Living.

For additional information, please call 855.456.3013 or download our flyer.


The following classes/events are free and open to the public. For additional information, please call 661.861.0852.

Health Education Classes

October 4, 2017 
Asthma Education
First Methodist Church
4600 Stockdale Hwy 
Bakersfield, CA 93309
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

October 5 – November 9, 2017 
Recovery and Support After a Stroke 
Community Wellness Center 
2634 G Street 
Bakersfield, CA 93301 
Meets Thursdays for 6 weeks
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM 

October 10 – November 21, 2017 
Freedom from Smoking Seminar 
Community Wellness Center 
2634 G Street 
Bakersfield, CA 93301 
Meets Tuesdays for 7 weeks (Meets twice on 4th week) 
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM 
Registration Required

October 30, 2017 
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Community Wellness Center
2634 G Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

November 1, 2017 
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Community Wellness Center
2634 G Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

November 3, 2017 
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Community Wellness Center
2634 G Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

November 4, 2017 
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Community Wellness Center
2634 G Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

November 7 – December 12, 2017 
Walking for Fitness Seminars 
Stella Hills Elementary School
Parent Center
3300 Jewett Ave 
Bakersfield, CA 93301 
Meets Tuesdays for 6 weeks 
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM 

December 6, 2017 
Healthy Cooking
Community Wellness Center
2634 G Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

December 6 – December 20, 2017 
Cooking for Health Seminars 
Community Wellness Center 
2634 G Street 
Bakersfield, CA 93301 
Meets Wednesdays for 3 weeks 
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM 
Registration Required

December 14, 2017 
Cancer Awareness 
Breast and Colorectal Cancers
Mercy Learning Center
631 E. California Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93307
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Clases en Español

Octubre 25, 2017 
Salud de Senos 
Greenfield Family Resource Center
5400 Monitor St
Bakersfield, CA 93307
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Octubre 30, 2017 
Detección de Cáncer Colorectal 
Community Wellness Center
2634 G Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Noviembre 1, 2017 
Detección de Cáncer Colorectal 
Community Wellness Center
2634 G Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Noviembre 3, 2017 
Detección de Cáncer Colorectal 
Community Wellness Center
2634 G Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Noviembre 4, 2017 

Detección de Cáncer Colorectal 
Community Wellness Center
2634 G Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Noviembre 14, 2017 

Diabetes 
Horsemen Elementary School
Centro de Padres
2710 Niles St
Bakersfield, CA 93306
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Diciembre 4, 2017 
Cocinando Saludable 
Community Wellness Center
2634 G Street
Bakersfield, CA 933051
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Se Requiere Registración

Diciembre 14, 2017 
Concientización de Cáncer
Cancer Colorectal y de Senos
Mercy Learning Center
631 E. California Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93307
9:40 AM – 10:40 AM

 
 


Fitness Classes 

These classes are free and are open to the public to those 18 years of age and older. Classes will not be held on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving.

Yoga 

Mondays 
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM 
Clerou Lecture Center at Mercy Hospital Downtown 
2215 Truxtun Ave.

Wednesdays
6:00 AM – 7:00 AM 
Buena Vista Room at Mercy Hospital Southwest 
400 Old River Rd.

Wednesdays
5:15 PM – 6:15 PM 
Learning Center at Memorial Hospital 
420 34th St.

Zumba

Monday thru Thursday 
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
1600 D St. (Corner of 16th & D Streets)

Saturdays
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Mercy Conference Center 
1600 D St. (Corner of 16th & D Streets)

For more information about our exercise classes, please call 661.861.0852.


Community Events/ Eventos Comunitarios

October 7, 2017 
FREE Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic
Mercy Hospital Downtown
1919 19th Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(16th & D St.)
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Octubre 7, 2017 
Vacunas Contra la Gripe GRATIS desde su Auto
Mercy Hospital Downtown
1919 19th Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(16th & D St.)
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

October 9, 2017 
FREE Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic
Memorial Hospital
420 34th Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(Parking lot next to Human Resources building)
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Octubre 9, 2017 
Vacunas Contra la Gripe GRATIS desde su Auto
Memorial Hospital
420 34th Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(En el estaciónamiento al lado del edificio de Recursos Humanos)
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

October 10, 2017 
FREE Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic
Mercy Hospital Southwest
551 Shanley Ct.
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(Behind Friends of Mercy Foundation building)
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Octubre 10, 2017 
Vacunas Contra la Gripe GRATIS desde su Auto
Mercy Hospital Southwest
551 Shanley Ct.
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(Detrás del edificio llamado Friends of Mercy Foundation)
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Octubre 25, 2017 
Salud de Senos 
Greenfield Family Resource Center
5400 Monitor St
Bakersfield, CA 93307
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

October 30, 2017
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
November 1, 2017
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM  
November 3, 2017
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
November 4, 2017 
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Colorectal Cancer Screenings
Community Wellness Center
2634 G Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Octubre 30, 2017
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Noviembre 1, 2017
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Noviembre 3, 2017
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Noviembre 4, 2017 
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Detección de Cáncer Colorectal
Community Wellness Center
2634 G Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301

November 15, 2017 
Diabetes Symposium
Community Wellness Center
2634 G Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Noviembre 15, 2017 
Simposio de Diabetes
Community Wellness Center
2634 G Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

 
     


For dates and more information about our health education classes, please call 661.861.0852.

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