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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Join us for health programs this April at the library

Health programs at the library

We want you to be healthy and in-the-know when it comes to your healthcare. During the month of April, we will host three health and wellness programs for teens and adults, including a seminar on the topic of the dangers of alcohol and prescription drugs, a mini health fair, and a seminar on medical identity theft. The programs are free and will take place at several branches. The public is encouraged to attend.

On Tuesday, April 9 at 4:30 p.m., Mothers Against Drunk Driving will present a seminar on the dangers of alcohol and prescription drugs at our West Shreveport Branch. Information about what happens when driving under the influence and the effects it has on families and the community will be presented to parents and teens. Alisa Politz will lead the discussion. The program will take place in the meeting room at West Shreveport Branch, located at 4380 Pines Road.

Our Hamilton/South Caddo Branch will host a Mini Health Check on Tuesday, April 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Healthcare professionals will offer free CPR training and blood pressure checks. Healthy snacks will also be provided. The event will take place in the Hamilton/South Caddo Branch meeting room, located at 2111 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop. No registration is required.

Representatives affiliated with AARP will visit our Atkins Branch on Friday, April 26 at 9:30 a.m. to discuss medical identity theft. Attendees will learn what medical identity theft is, how to prevent it, and what to do if it happens to you. The program will take place

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