Wellness Services 
 
 
 

Frye Regional Medical Center is proud to provide these classes and community events as part of our service to you. To register or for more information, please call 828-315-3391.

 
 

 

 

For information about our community wellness fairs coming to an area near you, click here.

FREE SCREENINGS

Peripheral Vascular (PVD) Screening, Diabetic Foot and Blood Sugar Check
Meet with our vascular coordinator to see if you have peripheral vascular disease or hardening of the arteries. There is no cost, but we ask that you register ahead of time at 828-315-3391.

Hickory

Boone

 

Frye Regional Medical Center
Radiology Department

148 Highway 105 Ext.
Boone, NC

 

8 - 11 a.m.

1 - 4 p.m.

 

March 6 & 20

Wednesday, March 19

 

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening
This screening is for men ages 65-75 who have smoked. AAA is a condition in which the lining of the blood vessels (aorta) is enlarged within the abdomen. AAA poses a threat because it is usually silent until a medical emergency happens. There is no cost, but we ask that you register ahead of time at 828-315-3391. For more information about AAA, watch this video.

Hickory

Frye Regional Medical Center
Radiology Department

8 - 10 a.m.

Thursday, March 13 & 17

 

Varicose Vein Screening
Do you experience discomfort, leg pain or swelling?
Join us for a free varicose vein screening.

Hickory

Frye Regional Medical Center
Vein and Wound Center

4 - 6 p.m.

Thursday, March 30

Free Blood Pressure Checks
No appointment necessary.

Hickory

Frye Regional Medical Center
Heart Center Lobby

Noon - 2 p.m.

Thursday, March 6

 

 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Let's Talk Colon Cancer
Attend a free lecture by Dr. Greg Diamonti, gastroenterologist, to learn more about how you can find out if you are at increased risk for colon cancer. Please register by calling 828-315-3391.

Lake Hickory Country Club

430 17th Ave. NW in Hickory

5 p.m.

Thursday, March 6

 

National Dress in Blue Day
Communities across the country are encouraged tow ear the color blue in hopes of raising awareness of colorectal cancer and to celebrate the courage of those affected by this disease.

 

Get your Rear in Gear 2014
Join us for a 5K Run/Walk for colon cancer awareness.

Lenoir-Rhyne University

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

Kids' Fun Run begins at 8:30 a.m.

5K Timed Run begins at 9:00 a.m.

Saturday, March 22

 

The Other Big C's
Attend a free lecture by Chandra Baker, MD, radiologist and Ken Parish, MD, general surgeon, to lean more about how you can find out if you are at an increased risk for cancer. Please register by calling 877-31WOMEN.

FryeCare Outpatient Imaging Center

1781 Tate Blvd, SE, Suite 101 in Hickory

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 27

  

SUPPORT GROUPS AND PATIENT EDUCATION

New Beginnings Yoga
New Beginnings yoga classes are offered for breast cancer survivors every Tuesday at FryeCare Outpatient Imaging. For more information about the class, call 828-315-3596, option 1. The class is free, but we ask that you register by calling 828-315-3391.

 

***NEW ***  New Beginnings Yoga for ALL CANCER SURVIVORS
New Beginnings yoga classes are offered for ALL cancer survivors every Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at FryeCare Outpatient Imaging. For more information about the class, call 828-315-3596, option 1. The class is free, but we ask that you register by calling 828-315-3391.

 

Breast Friends
Frye Cancer Center offers support to women fighting and surviving breast cancer. There is no cost, but please register by calling 828-315-3391.

Frye Cancer Support Center

328 N. Center Street, Hickory

6 -7 p.m.

Monday, March 3

 

Better Breathers Club
This free monthly support group is designed for people with respiratory illnesses. This group is free and open to the public, but we ask that you register ahead of time at 828-315-3563.

Hickory

Hickory YMCA Teen Center

Noon

Tuesday, March 4

 

Life Goes On Cancer Support Group
This is an educational support group featuring cancer related topics. No registration is needed. For more information, please call 828-315-3596, option 2.

 

1501 Tate Blvd. in Hickory

6 - 7:30 p.m.

Monday, March 17

 

Expectant Parent Tour
This is a great way for expecting parents to meet the nurses at Frye's 5th Avenue Birthing Center. This tour will meet in the main lobby of the hospital and tour the labor and delivery areas as well as the nurseries. For more information, call 828-315-3041.

Frye Regional Medical Center

420 N. Center Street, Hickory

7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

March 13 & 20

 

Surgical Weight Loss Seminar
Struggling with obesity? The Surgical Weight Loss Program at Frye Regional Medical Center may be able to help. Our surgical weight loss team works to understand your needs, and provides some of the latest procedures that may lead to life-changing results. To learn more, call 828-315-3391 and register to attend our free educational seminar:

FryeCare Outpatient Imaging Center

1781 Tate Blvd. SE, Suite 101 in Hickory

6:30 p.m.

March 20


Prenatal Baby Care Class
5th Avenue Birthing Center offers a two hour class that reviews bathing, circumcision care, cord care, feeding, positioning and safety issues. Class meets in the Education Classroom at Frye. Look for the awning to the left of the main entrance that says "Education." The class is free but we ask that you please register by calling 828-315-3041.

Frye Regional Medical Center
Education Classroom

420 N. Center Street, Hickory

10 a.m. - noon

March 22