Health & Wellness Workshops and Events


McLaren Health Care

Women with Cancer: Look Good … Feel Better

Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren
4100 Beecher Rd., Flint
July 19, 12-2pm
To register, call the American Cancer Society: 800.227.2345.

Bariatric Support Group-Flint Morning Session

Hospitality House at McLaren
3170 Beecher Rd., Flint
July 24, 9:30-10:30am
Contact: 810.342.5470

Bariatric Support Group-Flint

Evening Session
McLaren Bariatric & Metabolic Institute
G-3200 Beecher Rd., Flint
August 1, 6-7pm
Contact: 810.342.5470

Bariatric Support Group-ClarkstonEvening Session

McLaren Bariatric & Metabolic Institute
5701 Bow Pointe Dr., Clarkston
July 24, 5-6pm
Contact: 248.922.6830

Prostate Cancer: “Us Too” Support Group

Hospitality House at McLaren
3170 Beecher Rd., Flint
August 07, 5pm
Contact: 810.342.3872 or

McLaren Annual Golf Classic

Flint Golf Club/Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club
Proceeds benefit Hospitality House at McLaren.
August 13
Tee times begin at 7:30am.
Contact: 810.342.4087 for event details

Bariatric Support Group-Flint Morning Session

Hospitality House at McLaren
3170 Beecher Rd., Flint
August 28, 9:30-10:30am
Contact: 810.342.5470

Bariatric Support Group-Clarkston Evening Session

McLaren Bariatric & Metabolic Institute
5701 Bow Pointe Dr., Clarkston
August 28, 5-6pm
Contact: 248.922.6830

Hurley Medical Center

Asthma Disease Management Program

Hurley’s Asthma Disease Managers go to health fairs, schools, churches and synagogues, doctors’ offices, and community centers. As a link between the community and the hospital, they conduct asthma screenings, show people how to reduce asthma triggers, and teach them what to do during an attack. To have one of Hurley’s Asthma Disease Managers visit your community,
Contact: 810.262.9591 or 810.262.6125.

Hurley Asthma Clinic

General asthma info and Pediatric
Asthma classes.
Contact: 810.262.2130

Hurley Pediatric Asthma Classes

Hurley Children’s Asthma Clinic
Contact: 810.262.2130

Hurley Pediatric Asthma Support Groups through the Genesee County

Asthma Network Various topics/locations
Contact: 810.262.9120

Injury Prevention

Hurley Medical Center has the following programs for kids, infants and teens, to help prevent injuries and keep our youth safe.
Contact: Coordinator, Injury Prevention & Safe Kids of Greater Flint at 810.262.9462
or email

Programs for Kids & Infants

  • Bullying
  • Fire/Burn Safety
  • First Aid for Kids
  • Gun Safety
  • Home Alone
  • KISS (Keeping Infants Safe & Secure)
  • Seasonal Safety
  • Sports Related Injuries/Concussion
  • Water Safety

Programs for Teens

  • Bullying
  • Distracted Driving
  • Drinking and Driving
  • Prescription Pill Abuse
  • Silence the Violence
  • Straight Talk (Juvenile Arson Prevention Program)
  • Trauma Drama (Making Good Choices)
  • Safe Kids of Greater Flint
  • Bike/Helmet Safety
  • Buckle Up
  • COUNTDOWN2DRIVE for ages 13-14 (Safe Passengers Today. Good Drivers Tomorrow.)
  • Child Passenger Safety (CPS)
  • Cub Scouts Automotive Safety Patch Program
  • Fire/Burn Prevention (Elementary School)
  • Holiday Safety
  • In & Around Vehicles Safety
  • Never Leave Your Child Alone (Hyperthermia Prevention)
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Playground Safety
  • Poison Safety
  • Railroad Safety
  • Toy Safety

Diabetes Education Programs

Hurley offers three different Diabetes Education Programs:
Adult Diabetes Contact: 810.262.2310
Diabetes During Pregnancy Contact: 810.262.9126
Pediatric Diabetes Contact: 810.262.6162
All programs work with you to teach you how to manage your diabetes yourself. They teach:

  • What diabetes is
  • What puts you at risk for getting diabetes
  • Blood sugar monitoring
  • Diabetes medicines, including insulin pump
  • How to stay healthy with diabetes
  • What to eat

Help With a Doctor or Insurance

Your doctor needs to order diabetes education. If you don’t have a doctor, Hurley can help you find one. Many insurance companies will cover diabetes education. If you do not have insurance, or if your insurance will not cover diabetes education, Hurley Medical Center will help you get the care and education you need.

Quit Smoking

QUIT classes are appropriate for all types of tobacco use.

  • Discover your smoking patterns
  • Change your behaviors and learn how to develop healthier lifestyle habits.
  • Create a personal quit plan.
  • Learn about addiction, and how to break the cycle and live tobacco free.
  • Learn about withdrawal symptoms and how to minimize them.
  • Discover the different Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) options available to you.

Pre-registration is required and individual appointments are also available.
Contact: 810.262.7898 or

Other Local Resources

The Genesee Community Health Center

The GCHC provides care to anyone in need, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. While GCHC specializes in meeting the needs of the homeless and residents of public housing, services are available to anyone. GCHC’s two locations (Center City: 725 Mason St., Flint and Atherton: 3109 Kleinpell St., Flint) offer general care for adults and children, including substance abuse services, access to labs and well-child visits.

GCHC is a service of Genesee County Health System (GHS) which also offers crisis services, resources for the Flint Water Crisis, mental health services and more. There is a Crisis Texting Line offering counseling services, and the “Mobile Mental Health Unit,” a bus that changes locations around Genesee County to bring services to the community. The location and schedule are posted on their website and on Facebook.
Contact:, email or call 810.496.5777

Genesee County Health Department

With several locations throughout Genesee County, providing services such as: environmental health, maternal/infant services, emergency preparedness, children’s health and immunizations, and family planning. For more info on specific locations and programs,
Contact:, email or call 810.257.3612.


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