Tag: health

Red Cross Blood Drive

Nancy Planck, Activities Coordinator The next scheduled Blood Drive is on Sunday, September 13. At this time, the location has not been determined in Quail Creek. We have had success with the temporary location with the Blood Mobile at the Kino Conference Center. Please watch “What’s Happening” for an announcement when we can start scheduling 30…

Red Cross Blood Drive Update

Nancy Planck We wish to thank everyone that signed up so quickly for our July 12, Blood Drive. As usual, Quail Creek residents’ responses to support our community are amazing. We so appreciate the donors who sign up on their smartphones as soon they know when the next drive is being held! The next scheduled blood…

Thank You Quail Creek from The American Red Cross

The American Red Cross The American Red Cross is so grateful to all our partners that continue to stand with us through the evolution of the Coronavirus Disease 2020 (COVID-19). Hundreds of thousands of donors and blood drive hosts have responded to the call to support the lifesaving mission, and we can’t thank you enough!…

My First Telemedicine Visit

Judy McCormick I had an appointment to see the cardiologist right after everything shut down, so I cancelled the appointment. Later, I heard that you could use telemedicine, so I made an appointment. I was very unsure as to how everything worked. The scheduler gave me the URL and told me to sign in 15…

2 Your Health: Is Genetic Testing for Cancer Prevention Right for Me?

Genetic testing is becoming an increasingly important tool in medicine. It aims to identify inherited gene mutations known to increase a person’s risk of developing cancer. Potential benefits With genetic testing, you and your primary care physician can: • Understand your risk for certain cancers. • Develop prevention strategies. • Create a more personalized treatment…

Blood Drive November 10

The American Red Cross Blood Drive is on Sunday, Nov. 10, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Madera Clubhouse Silver rooms 1 and 2. You can be someone’s rescue story! Registration typically begins 30 days prior to each drive. To schedule an appointment, call 800-733-2767 or log on to www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code ‘quailcreek.’ Change the…

Wellness Presentation: Healthy Pet Workshop

The Healthy Pet Workshop will be on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 10 a.m. in the Madera Clubhouse Crystal Ballroom. It will be presented by Andrea Hilden, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM). Get to know me better to know why I love what I do! Come share your time with me and learn about why I love my profession. Being…

8th annual Health and Wellness Fair October 18

Quail Creek’s eighth annual Health and Wellness Fair will be on Friday, Oct. 18, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Madera Clubhouse. Participating local businesses will be on site, along with health care professionals offering testing, samples and lots of information on a wide array products and services that will help make you look and feel your…

Red Cross Blood Drive set for May 19

The American Red Cross Blood Drive will be on Sunday, May 19, 2019, from 8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Madera Clubhouse Silver Rooms. Registration generally begins 30 days prior to each drive. To schedule your appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or log on to www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code “Quailcreek.” The need is constant. The gratification is…