Upcoming Events

Save a Life – Learn how to get and use Naloxone/Narcan

  • Call to schedule an appointment, call Frederick County Behavioral Health Services, Substance Abuse Program: 301-600-3459

Or do an online training at www.getnaloxonenow.org

FLU SHOTS:

FLU SHOTS ARE AVAILABLE AT HOOD COLLEGE HEALTH SERVICES
MONDAY-FRIDAY 8 AM – 8 PM (Best time to go is 8 a.m.-5 p.m.)

AND, WEEKENDS 8 AM – 6 PM LOCATION:
501 WEST 7TH STREET, FREDERICK MD 21701 

JUST WALK IN AND ASK FOR A FLU SHOT

Bring your insurance card -  most insurances are accepted.  Self Pay is $23

Hood College Nursing invites your participation in Hood Million Hearts®
Be ONE in a MILLION and take control of your health!   

  • Participate in a Million Hearts Screening to know your numbers.
  • Get a FREE home blood pressure monitor and learn how to use it 
  • Learn about your risk for heart disease and stroke and how you can make healthy lifestyle choices to lessen those risks.
  • Meet with our team one-on-one Sept. through Nov. to talk about your numbers and progress toward your health goals.
  • There are 26 blood pressure monitors available

To LEARN MORE and REGISTER, go to: 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BHCQHDJ

Hood College is a Smoke Free/Tobacco Free Campus

Where to get assistance with smoking cessation:

MDQUIT.ORG, 410-455-3628

Frederick County Health Department, 301-600-1755

Frederick Health Hospital, Smoking Cessation Program, 240-566-3622. To learn more contact Shanna Cline at 240-566-3622 or kickbutts@fmh.org

Lunchtime Yoga at Hood College

Its free Open to Hood Staff, Faculty and Students

Tuesday classes noon - 12:45 p.m.

Gambrill Gym Yoga Studio

Light yoga so no shower is needed afterwards

Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel

Basic yoga practice open to all

Fitness Center Hours, Hours of Operation:

Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

Friday 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.

*Hours subject to change.

*Closed for all observed holidays and breaks
You must have a valid Hood College School ID to use the fitness center.

Weekly Chapel Services:

Weekly chapel services, Wednesday afternoons, 12:30-12:55, main floor of Coffman Chapel 

Mindfulness Meditation;

  • Thursdays 12:30-1:15 pm, Chapel Meditation Room (Coffman Chapel basement) 
  • Fridays 12:30-1:15 pm, Library Room 1028 (first floor)

Nutrition Education and Consultation:

image004.jpegHi! I’m Thu Huynh, Registered Dietitian and in-store nutritionist with Giant Food. At Giant, we offer many services to help you improve your health and achieve your nutritional goals. And especially with the new year here, what better time to take advantage of these free services?

Nutrition services include: 

o   One-on-One Consultations

o   A one hour session is $25, refunded at the end of the session with a $25 gift card to Giant.

o   Held in nutritionist’s office at the Urbana Giant or Traville Giant in Rockville. By appointment only.

On-Campus Nutrition Seminars

o   As scheduled by the Director of Wellness, Teresa Cevallos or by group request.

Group Store Tours

o   Whether it be diabetes, heart health, or a plant-based diet, learn how to grocery shop with health and wellness on the mind.

For more information email me at thu.huynh@giantfood.com