United Blood Services announces drives
United Blood Services will hold these blood drives:
b 1 to 6 p.m. today, Tuesday and Wednesday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the United Blood Services office, 146 Sawyer Drive in Bodo Industrial Park.
b Noon to 5 p.m. today at the Dolores Community Center, 400 Riverside Ave. in Dolores.
b 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Marks Episcopal Church, 910 East Third Ave.
b 1:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday at CrossRoad Christian Fellowship, 1044 Park Ave. in Pagosa Springs.
b 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Kendall Mountain Resort, 14th Street in Silverton.
b 1 to 5:30 p.m. Friday in the multipurpose room at Needham Elementary School, 2455 West Third Ave.
For more information or to register, call 385-4601 or (800) 863-4524, or visit www.unitedbloodservices.org.
Parkinson group to meet Nov. 15
The Four Corners Parkinson Support Group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 15 downstairs in the Trinity Lutheran Church library, 208 N. Dolores Road in Cortez.
All interested are welcome. There is no charge.
For more information, call Ed Lord at 564-9125 or Glen Baer at 565-9508.
Friday Flu clinics in Durango, Pagosa
San Juan Basin Health Department has begun its Friday flu clinics from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 281 Sawyer Drive in Bodo Industrial Park.
The clinics will continue through Dec. 3. Flu shots cost $14.70. For more information, call 247-5702.
The departments Pagosa Springs office also will offer walk-in flu clinics from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday to Friday. Parents with children younger than 19 can schedule a flu shot appointment for their children at its Monday immunization clinics. For more information, call 264-2409.
Free booster shots available for adults
San Juan Basin Health Department will give adults free pneumonia and tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough booster immunizations at any of its flu clinics or by scheduling an appointment.
Call 247-5702 for an appointment in La Plata County or 264-2409, ext. 0, in Archuleta County.
Pneumonia shots are recommended for people older than 18 with underlying conditions and for adult smokers.
Domestic violence vigils to be held
Our Sisters Keeper Coalition will hold its third annual Domestic Violence Awareness Month Native American Candle Light Vigils.
One will be held on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation in Ignacio, and the other will be held on the Ute Mountain Ute Indian Reservation in Towaoc. The vigils are open to the public and free to all.
For time, date and more information, call 259-2519 or visit www.oursisters keeper.org.
Marias Bookshop to hold blood drive
Marias Bookshop, 960 Main Ave., will host a blood drive from 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 23.
Booksellers will serve blood donors a slice of homemade pie.
To reserve a time slot, call 247-1438, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, sign up at the bookstore or visit www.bloodhero.com/index.cfm?group=op&expand=387036&zc=81301.
Free nutrition, wellness seminars
A Nutrition, Health and Wellness seminar will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday and 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Windom Room at the Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave.
Keynote speaker Lora Colander will present ways to help participants and their family stay healthy this winter. Admission is free.