Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital offers programs during January

Start the new year out by improving your health. Throughout the month of January, Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital is hosting a variety of events for the community, including free health screenings, Zumba classes and medical weight loss programs.

JAN. 3
American Red Cross Blood Drive: Help the Red Cross maintain an adequate blood supply. Drop-in donors are welcome or call to make an appointment at (734) 246-6053. The drive will be held from 7 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, located at 2333 Biddle Ave. in Wyandotte. Cost: Free

JAN. 7
Medical Weight Loss: Want to lose the pounds you’ve gained during the holidays? Join Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital’s medical weight loss program. The 12-week program runs every Wednesday at 5 p.m. The program includes: 12-week nutrition group education classes, weekly weigh-ins, one-on-one counseling as well as food intake analysis and customized meal planning by a registered dietitian. For more information or to register, call (734) 285-7420. Sessions will be held at the Bariatric Center, located at 3333 Biddle Ave. in Wyandotte. Cost: $300.

JAN. 9
Health Screenings – Blood Pressure & Cholesterol: Nurses from Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital’s Community Outreach Program will provide blood pressure checks and counseling. Total and HDL cholesterol screenings are also available for a cost of $10. Blood pressure screenings will take place from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and cholesterol screenings will take place from noon – 2 p.m. in the main lobby of Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, located at 2333 Biddle Ave. in Wyandotte. Cost: Free

JAN. 14
Health Screenings – Blood Pressure: Nurses from Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital’s Community Outreach Program will provide blood pressure checks and counseling. Screenings will take place from 8 – 10 a.m. in the main lobby of Henry Ford Health Center- Brownstown, located at 23050 West Rd. in Brownstown. Cost: Free

JAN. 15
Bariatric Seminar: Dr. Bilal Kharbutli will host a bariatric surgery seminar to educate participants about the various types of surgery, the pre- and post- surgical process and what qualifies patients for surgery. The seminar will be held at 6 p.m. in Multipurpose Room A at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, located at 2333 Biddle Ave. in Wyandotte. Cost: Free

JAN. 16
Zumba – Wellness Wednesdays in Wyandotte: An hour-long Zumba session hosted by Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital will take place from 6 – 7 p.m. at Washington Elementary School, located at 1440 Superior St. in Wyandotte. Cost: Free

JAN. 23
Zumba – Wellness Wednesdays in Wyandotte: An hour-long Zumba session hosted by Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital will take place from 6 – 7 p.m. at Washington Elementary School, located at 1440 Superior St. in Wyandotte. Cost: Free

JAN. 28
Joint Replacement Seminar: Dr. Michael Callan, orthopedic specialist for Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, will host a seminar about joint replacement, covering topics such as knowing when it’s time to consider joint replacement surgery, the pre- and post- surgical process and more. The seminar will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Copeland Center, located at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, located at 2333 Biddle Ave. in Wyandotte. To register, please call 734-246-8985. Cost: Free

JAN. 30
Zumba – Wellness Wednesdays in Wyandotte: An hour-long Zumba session hosted by Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital will take place from 6 – 7 p.m. at Washington Elementary School, located at 1440 Superior St. in Wyandotte. Cost: Free

NOTE: Registration is free for most of these events, unless otherwise noted in the event description. To register an event, call (734) 246-6057. To learn more about the events and Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, visit www.HenryFordWyandotte.com. 

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