Community Outreach
The Community Outreach program began at Macon County General Hospital in April 2002.    

The following is a list of educational classes that to help educate our community with different health
topics in our community.

Diabetes Education Program - is recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Self-
Management Education*.  We offer diabetes self management education classes on the third Friday of
each month.  Most insurance will cover this class.  Please check with your insurance company to see if
they cover this education class. You will also need a physician/provider referral.

Diabetes Educational Support Group -  We meet on the Fourth Monday night of each month at 6:00 p.m.
at the Community Outreach Center.  There is no cost for this class and any diabetic patient is more than
welcome to attend.

Grief Support Group meets in 6 week sessions. If you are interested give the center a call.

CPR Classes - We offer CPR /First Aid along with Health Care Provider. If you are interested in any of these
classes please give the center a call.

Weight Loss Management Classes - The center offers 12 week Weight Loss Management classes to help
with the importance of daily exercise and motivate individuals to lose weight with Health Alternatives.

Stacey Brawner, Community Outreach Director over sees the department with scheduling classes and
offering education seminars out in the community.  
Pamela Deck, RN, BSN is the center’s Nurse Educator and Janet Skelton is the Registered Dietitian. This
outstanding staff is here to meet your community health needs.

If you have a community health need or need a speaker for any of your group meetings give us a call today
at 666-2147, ext. 338. We are here for you.
Macon County General Hospital
Working for Your Better Health