Events and EducationScott Memorial Hospital offers the community a wide range of free or low cost health care screenings, educational events, and support groups.
Community Health Fairs
These low cost and free screening events have helped hundreds of under-insured or uninsured people to keep track of their medical data. . This is an opportunity for them to receive at a considerably reduced price. Scott Memorial Hospital Team Members offer: blood pressure, blood sugar, body fat, cholesterol, metabolic profile, Hemoglobin A1c and men’s PSA cancer screenings. Some of the tests require pre-registration and fasting.
Scott Memorial and the Scott Co. Family YMCA
This partnership offers many screenings and education at the YMCA.
Women’s Health Night
The SMH lobby and Cenference Center will be transformed into the area's most comprehensive health events featuring free health screenings, literature, guest speakers, interactive displays, free gifts and more. This event will be held every year in the fall.
Prepared Childbirth Classes
During these classes, information on prenatal care, labor and delivery, baby safety and much more will be discussed. Tours of the delivery and post partum rooms will be offered. This class is FREE for patients delivering at SMH. There will be a $35 charge for those who are planning a delivery at another facility. All mothers are encouraged to bring their primary support person with them to the class. To schedule your class call (812) 752-8528. All classes will be held in the SMH Conference Center from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.
2017 Schedule: April 12, June 14, August 9, October 11 and December 13
This is a series of classes offering coordinated instruction and exercise for patients recovering from a heart attack, bypass surgery, or other related cardiac incident or procedures. Certified by the AACVPR. Rebecca Roth, RN.C, has national Certification as a Cardiovascular Nurse from the ANCC. Participation requires a physician’s order. For more information, please call Rebecca or Sara at 812-752-8521.
Diabetic Diet Class
This is a FREE class that teaches an in depth look at the diabetic diet. The class is taught by Registered Dietician, Lori Dee. Classes will be scheduled by appointment. Registration is required. For more information or to make an appointment, call Lori Dee 812-752-8512.