LUMBERTON — Dr. Eric Velazquez, of Southeastern Surgical Center, will host seminars on a variety of weight loss surgery options, including adjustable gastric band, sleeve gastrectomy, and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, on Wednesday and April 10 from 6 to 7 p.m. each day at Southeastern Weight Loss Center located within the Southeastern Health Mall on the campus of Biggs Park Mall.
Registration is required calling 910-608-0307.
RED SPRINGS — The North Carolina Indian Housing Authority is sponsoring a health fair at Parish Place Apartments at 206 E. Sixth Ave. from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 3.
The health screens will be free, and health snacks will be provided.
For information, call 910-843-1398.
LUMBERTON — Applications are being accepted through April 28 for Southeastern Hospice’s Camp Care, a camp for youths between the ages of 8 and 16 who have experienced the death of a loved one.
The weekend camp will be held May 17 through May 19 at Camp Monroe in Laurel Hill. Activities include making crafts, playing sports and learning grief-coping skills.
The cost for the camp is $20 per child, with some scholarships available. For an application and information, call 910-671-5031 or logon to www.southeasternhealth.org/campcare.
LUMBERTON — Southeastern Health will hold a Wound Care Symposium on April 11 at the Workforce Development Center at Robeson Community College. The event will be held in the BB&T Conference Room from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
The symposium, which is designed specifically for nurses, case managers, physical therapists, researchers and dietitians involved in wound healing and wound care issues, will provide seven continuing education credits. Topics include diabetic foot ulcers; meeting nutritional needs; negative pressure; and more.
The registration fee is $30 for SeHealth employees and $60 for non-employees. Space is limited and the registration deadline is Saturday. To register or for information, call (910) 671-5420.
LUMBERTON — Southeastern Regional Medical Center is requesting donations of magazines published within the past six months for daily distribution to patients. Donations may be dropped off at the hospital’s main lobby reception desk.
For information, call Beth Ivey at 910-671-5093.