Free Lunch & Learns to be offered at Swain Community Hospital Starting December 18th

July 10, 2015

Bryson City – Swain Community Hospital and Swain County Health Department are partnering to promote health and wellness in our communities by beginning a monthly Lunch and Learn Series. The first one will be held Thursday, December 18th from noon to 12:30 pm. The topic will be “Getting Fit” and what resources are available in Swain County that help support physical activity and healthy living. The Lunch and Learns will be held in the Swain Medical Park (Old Hospital Hill Pharmacy Location). A light lunch will be offered free of charge to those in attendance.

The series will be held in December, February, April, June and August. The dates and topics for each month are as follows:

February 19th – Healthy Heart, Focus will be on general heart healthy behaviors and diet

April 16th – Stress Management, Learning and practicing stress management techniques

June 18th – Summer Safety, Tips for safe summer living

August 20th – Back to School – Healthy Families, Family Wellness and preparing for school to begin

Please make plans to attend these educational settings. If you would like more information contact Melanie Batchelor at 828-586-7734 or email