LIMERICK PA – Health care news for Limerick residents (and anyone else!), Feb. 1-7, 2009:

Tuesday, Feb. 3

The Diabetes Support Group of Phoenixville Hospital will next meet from 7-8:15 p.m. in Conference Room A of the hospital Medical Building on Nutt Road. New members are asked to arrive at 6:45 p.m. Discussion topic for tis session is “Diabetes Heart Disease and Stroke.”

Thursday, Feb. 5

An infant preparation class for mothers and families will be held from 7-9 p.m. at  Phoenixville Hospital, 140 Nutt Rd., Phoenixville PA. For more information or to register, call 610-983-1288. A fee of $10 per couple will be charged.

Blood pressure screenings conducted by staffers of Phoenixville Hospital will be held from 2-4 p.m. at Genuardi’s Supermarket in Royersford, and from 4-6 p.m. at Redner’s Market in Phoenixville. Screenings are free, and no appointment is necessary.