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Category Archives: Wellness Clinics

VNA Offering “Shoo the Flu” Vaccination Clinics in October

Flu season is officially upon us, and the Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure Coast’s (VNA) 26th annual “Shoo the Flu” vaccination program is underway. Public vaccination clinics will be held Mondays from 3 – 5 p.m. and each Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. at VNA Hidden Treasures Vero Beach (656 21st Street) thru…

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New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors

New Year’s resolutions are a good way of incorporating good habits into our daily lives. For seniors, it’s an opportunity to promote healthy living. Below are some ideas of resolutions to help seniors improve the quality of life. Resolution #1 – Create a safer home environment Falls are the number one reason for hospitalization for an injury among seniors, so…

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VNA offering the following no-cost community wellness clinics in October

The VNA is offering the following no-cost blood pressure and blood sugar screenings in October: Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screenings: •    Tuesday, October 3 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Gifford Youth Activity Center 4875 43rd Ave, Vero Beach 32967 •    Thursday, October 5 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. VNA Hidden Treasures 656 21st Street, Vero Beach 32960 •    Friday,…

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Five reasons to get the flu shot

Everyone ages six months and older needs to get their annual flu shot. The flu shot is the best defense against getting sick. However, even though more Americans are getting vaccinated each year, there are some who still need convincing that getting a flu shot is important to keeping yourself and your community healthy. Here are five good reasons to…

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VNA announces December’s no-cost blood pressure blood sugar screening schedule

The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) is offering the following no-cost blood pressure and blood sugar screenings in December: Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screenings: Thursday, December 1 9 – 11 a.m. VNA Hidden Treasures, 656 21st Street, Vero Beach, 32960 Tuesday, December 6 8:30 – 10 a.m. Gifford Youth Activity Center, 4875 43rd Ave, Vero Beach 32937 Wednesday, December 7 9:30…

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VNA’s no-cost blood pressure and glucose screenings for November

The Visiting Nurse Association is offering the following no-cost blood pressure and blood sugar screenings in November 2016: Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screenings: Tuesday, November 1 8:30 – 10 a.m. Gifford Youth Activity Center, 4875 43rd, Vero Beach 32937 Wednesday, November 2 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. VNA Hidden Treasures Sebastian, 11646 US Highway 1, Sebastian 32958 Thursday, November 3  9 – 11…

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October blood pressure blood sugar clinics

The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) is offering the following no-cost blood pressure and blood sugar screenings in October: Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screenings: Wednesday, October 5 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. VNA Hidden Treasures Sebastian, 11646 US Highway 1, Sebastian 32958 Tuesday, October 11 9 – 11 a.m. VNA Hidden Treasures, 656 21st Street, Vero Beach, 32960 Tuesday, October 11 10…

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What you don’t know about the flu

Chances are, you have encountered Influenza (flu) at some point in your life. If you have been fortunate enough to avoid contracting the illness, you likely know someone who has experienced it. Flu season lasts September through February, and it is extremely important to get a flu vaccination. The earlier the better, and this provides protection not only to you,…

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Protect Yourself this Flu Season

Every year, Americans brace themselves for flu season. A time when we wash our hands frequently, keep sanitizer nearby and take a few steps back when we hear someone sneeze or cough near us. Nobody wants to get sick from the flu. It can take up to two weeks to recover from influenza. With symptoms like fever, coughing, sneezing and…

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September’s no-cost blood pressure and blood sugar screening schedule is available!

The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) is offering the following no-cost blood pressure and blood sugar screenings in September: Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screenings: Thursday, September 1 9 – 11 a.m. VNA Hidden Treasures, 656 21st Street, Vero Beach, 32960 Tuesday, September 6 8:30 – 10 a.m. Gifford Youth Activity Center, 4875 43rd Ave, Vero Beach 32937 Wednesday, September 7 9:30…

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