Thursday, January 17, 2013
Cleveland Clinic sites open later than usual
With flu season in full swing, Cleveland Clinic is extending hours at some of its Express Care and Urgent Care centers. No appointments are necessary and walk-ins are welcome. In Strongsville, the Express Care at 16761 Southpark Center will be open 1-10 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday through Feb. 28. The Clinic's Urgent Care in Brunswick is open 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
The Cleveland Clinic has some suggestions on how to stay healthy and fit despite all the temptations
It's the age-old battle -- trying to keep off the pounds during the holiday season. Temptation is everywhere. You want to enjoy the holidays, right? And who has time to work out this time of year? Kristin Kirkpatrick, registered dietitian and manager of wellness nutrition services at Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute, offers the following tips on soaring over stumbling blocks during the holiday season. 2. Don’t try to lose weight over the holidays; just try to maintain your weight. Otherwise, the frustration could lead to overindulgence. 3. Keep a diary of everything you eat and drink so you can become more aware of when you are swayed to overindulge. 4. Enjoy food but don’t go overboard. It’s OK to appreciate a sweet treat…
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Strongsville location will offer vaccines on four dates
In an effort to protect the public from the flu, Cleveland Clinic will hold more than 100 seasonal flu vaccination clinics throughout Northeast Ohio beginning Sept. 20at various locations including its main campus, family health centers and community hospitals. The dates, times and locations of the clinics and information regarding seasonal flu can be found by visiting www.clevelandclinic.org/flu. At the Strongsville Family Health and Surgery Center, flu shots will be available: Wednesday, Sept. 26 -- 5-8 p.m., children 6 months and older; appointment needed. Saturday, Oct 6 -- 8 a.m. to noon, adults and children 9 and older; no appointment needed. Wednesday, Oct. 17 -- 5-8 p.m., children 6 months and older, appointment needed. Saturday, …
Monday, July 16, 2012
Cleveland Clinic will sponsor race on Saturday, July 21
Cleveland Clinic Strongsville Family Health and Surgery Center annual Race for Wellness 5K Run / 1-Mile Walk on Saturday, July 21 as part of the Strongsville Homecoming. The race starts at the Strongsville Communication Center, 13213 Pearl Rd. The run and walk begin at 9 a.m., with on-site registration starting at 7:30 a.m. Pre-registration deadline is July 18, but participants are welcome to register on race day. Proceeds from the race will benefit the Strongsville Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund. For more information, call 216.623.9933 or visit www.hermescleveland.com.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Cleveland Clinic's Strongsville Health Center is a penny magnet
Visitors at the Cleveland Clinic's Strongsville Family Health & Surgery Center often toss pennies and other change into the streaming fountain in the main lobby. It adds up to a few dollars a day. And over the years, it has added up to thousands. Economic Development Director Brent Painter said the Clinic has collected $11,000 from the fountain since the building opened. "That's about $2 a day people are throwing in there," Painter said. It's all donated to charity. This month, the Clinic is giving the money to the American Heart Association and the Cleveland Heart Walk.
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Shop for locally grown produce on Thursdays at Cleveland Clinic, communication center
The city will soon boast two farmers' markets -- both on Thursdays. One, at the Strongsville Family Health and Surgery Center, started two weeks ago as an effort by the Cleveland Clinic to promote eating both healthy and locally produced food. The market will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday through the end of September. Starting Aug. 4, the city-sponsored farmers' market will return, running 3-7 p.m. every Thursday through Sept. 29 behind the Communication Center, 13213 Pearl Rd. (the former library), just north of Royalton Rd. That market, run by Strongsville's Recreation and Senior Department, features locally grown fruits and vegetables, and also flowers and baked goods. For more information, call Kathy Sazima at (440) 580-…
Friday, July 15, 2011
Visitors, employees pleasantly surprised to find fresh produce outside
Mary Beth Merz went to the Cleveland Clinic in Strongsville for a blood test Thursday, and left with something extra -- some farm-fresh tomatoes. "I had to come up here for an appointment and I saw this," said Merz, of Strongsville, who also took home some green beans and corn-on-the-cob. Thursday was the first day for the new farm market at the Strongsville Family Health and Surgery Center, an effort by the Cleveland Clinic to promote eating both healthy and locally produced food. The market will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday through the end of September. Business was pretty brisk at yesterday's market, said Patty Saal of Walnut Drive Gardens of Mogodore, who was running the stand yesterday with her husband, Bill. "So far, go…
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Fresh produce will be offered every week to promote locally grown food and healthy eating
The Cleveland Clinic will put its campaign for healthy eating where its mouth is by starting regional farmers markets, including one at its Strongsville facility. The Strongville Family Health and Surgery Center, 16761 Southpark Center, will host a market from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting this Thursday, July 14. The market will run every Thursday through Sept. 29. Look for farm-fresh blueberries, raspberries, corn, tomatoes, zucchini, cucumbers, onions and beans the first week, said Chris Saal of Walnut Drive Gardens in Mogodore, the 240-acre farm that will supply the weekly market. "Eventually, we'll have six kinds of peppers, watermelon, cabbage, eggplant and cantaloupe when they come in," he said. Jim Newman, administrator of the …