Category Archives: health

Get Tested at the Library

The Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Library, is partnering with the Berkshire Medical Center’s State Clinic to offer free, confidential health screenings on a walk-in basis. Beginning Monday, July 10, 10 a.m. – 12 noon, and continuing on the second Monday of each month, … Continue reading

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Are you a Caregiver? We have a workshop series to help you.

The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum are pleased to sponsor Navigation for Caregivers, a series of three free workshops designed to help busy family caregivers of seniors, scheduled for November & December and to be presented by Bob Dean. All … Continue reading

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Blood Drive: Monday, January 28, 10 am – 3 pm

The Athenaeum hosts a Blood Drive on Monday, January 28, 10 am – 3 pm, in the Library Auditorium. Appointments preferred. To make an appointment contact 1-800-RED-CROSS. Walk Ins can be accommodated. All presenting donors receive a voucher for a … Continue reading

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BHS Community Outreach Van Visits: Wednesday, May 4, 10:30 – 11 am

Berkshire Health Systems Community Outreach Van will visit on Wednesday, May 4, from 10 am – 11:30 am, when it will be parked at the Wendell Avenue entrance. Professional staff on the van will offer Blood Pressure Screenings: no appointment … Continue reading

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Blood Pressure Screening: Wednesday, March 2, 10 -11:30

Free Blood Pressure Screening offered on Wednesday, March 2, 10 -11:30, in the Athenaeum Main Reading Room. No appointment necessary. Do you know your numbers?

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Blood Pressure Screening: Wednesday, December 1, 10 am – 12 noon

Blood Pressure Screenings available in our Main Reading Room on Wednesday, December 1, 10 am – 12 noon. No appointment necessary. Sponsored by Berkshire Health Systems and the Berkshire Athenaeum. Stop in to learn your numbers!

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Blood Pressure Screenings: Wednesday, November 3, 10 – 12 noon

Blood Pressure Screenings available in our Main Reading Room. No appointment necessary. Sponsored by Berkshire Health Systems and the Berkshire Athenaeum. Stop in to learn your numbers!

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