Jewish Hospital Medical Center South to Host “One Healthy Community” Educational Programs


Media Contact(s):
Barbara Mackovic
Senior Manager
Phone: 502-587-4230
Cell Phone: 502-641-5461
Direct Phone: 502-562-7075

WHO: Jewish Hospital Medical Center South and the Arla Foundation have together created the “One Healthy Community” initiative to educate and improve awareness about health issues including Diabetes and Substance Abuse.  Educational classes covering these issues will be provided FREE at Medical Center South in Bullitt County.

WHEN: There will be eight educational programs offered through this initiative.  The first of which is:

Substance Use, Abuse and Addiction Education  
Presented By: Our Lady of Peace 
Substance Use, Abuse and Addiction 101                          Thursday 2/23, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Addiction and the Brain                                                            Thursday 5/24, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Dual Diagnosis                                                                         Thursday 9/20, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Loss and Grief; When Someone You Love Uses Drugs  Thursday 12/20, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Diabetes Care 
Presented by Jewish Diabetes Care 
On the Road to Better Managing Your Diabetes                 Tuesday 4/3 & 6/5, 4:30 – 6:30pm
Diabetes and Healthy Eating                                                  Tuesday 4/10 & 6/12, 4:30 – 6:30pm
Monitoring Your Blood Glucose                                             Tuesday 4/17 & 6/19, 4:30 – 6:30pm
Continuing Your Journey with Diabetes                               Tuesday 4/24 & 6/26, 4:30 – 6:30pm

Classes will be offered FREE to the public.
Class size is limited.   
To register, call (800) 333-2230 or (502) 587-4912.

WHERE: Jewish Hospital Medical Center South
                 1903 West Hebron Lane
                 Shepherdsville, KY 40165

WHAT: Free health educational programs will be held at Medical Center South in Bullitt County.  Clinicians from Jewish Hospital’s Diabetes Care and Our Lady of Peace will lead educational programs that cover health related topics that are especially prevalent in Bullitt County - Diabetes Care and Substance Use, Abuse and Addiction.

MISC: Jewish Hospital Medical Center South opened in May 2006 to serve the residents of Bullitt County and South Louisville. Conveniently located off I-65 and Brooks Lane, MCS offers a 24/7 emergency department, a full range of medical imaging and diagnostic services, comprehensive outpatient cancer care, full-service laboratory, Frazier Rehab Institute, a holistic center, and physician offices.


Jewish Hospital Medical Center South is part of KentuckyOne Health.  KentuckyOne was formed when two major Kentucky health care organizations came together in 2012. KentuckyOne Health combines the Jewish and Catholic heritages of the two former systems – Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System.

The nonprofit system is committed to improving the health of Kentuckians by integrating medical research, education, technology and health care services wherever patients receive care. KentuckyOne Health has nearly 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies, with more than 13,600 employees across the state of Kentucky and southern Indiana.

KentuckyOne Health is the largest health system in Kentucky and has more than 2,325 licensed beds.




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Last Updated: 2/4/2015