Health Calendar – November 16 | Bless you

Medicare Part D Open Registration Virtual DIY Seminars – 6 p.m. November 18, 10 a.m. November 29, 1 p.m. December 2, hosted by Frederick County’s Senior Services Division. Make changes to your Medicare prescription protection. The open registration is open until December 7th. Any changes you make will take effect on January 1, 2022. For free. Register by email at [email protected] Additionally, see educational resources for Medicare Part D. 301-600-1234.

GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. November 16, Damascus Road Community Church, 12826 Old National Pike, Mount Airy. Seminar for people who mourn the death of a loved one. Learn how to deal with your emotions, how to deal with traditions and other changes, how to survive social events and discover hope for the future. Child care possible after registration. For free. Register at

Coping with life changes and grief on vacation – 6:00 p.m. November 17, Spirit Wellness Studio, Chiropractic Family Building, Suite 1, Lower Level, 603 E. Ridgeville Blvd., Mount Airy; and 6 p.m. November 18, virtual event, register for the link. Learn coping skills for times of great change, grief, and loss. Sponsored by The Spirit Organization & Holistic Approaches Association. Register at or 833-SPIRIT3.

HIV tests – Tuesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., by appointment only, walk-ins welcome. Frederick County Health Department, 350 Montevue Lane, Frederick. Fast, confidential. 301-600-3342 to schedule an appointment.

COVID-19 tests – Daily from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with a test order from your doctor only, Frederick Health Hospital Village, Frederick Health Way, Frederick. If you need to order, call 240-316-4970 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. every day prior to your test.

Call 800-733-2767 or go to to make appointments or to see if there’s a blood drive going on. Call the Frederick American Red Cross Blood Donation Center, 141 Thomas Johnson Drive, to make appointments for blood, double red blood cell, and apheresis donations. Subject to change of dates.

November 17th – 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ LDS, 1811 Latham Drive, Frederick

November 19th – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 19 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Walkersville

20th November – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 7255 Ridge Road, Mount Airy

November 23 – 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Bush Creek Church of the Brethren, 4821A Green Valley Road, Monrovia

November 23 – 2:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Co. Activities Ground, 1008 Twin Arch Road, Mount Airy.

Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting – No fees or charges. Call 301-662-0544 for times and locations.

Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered recovery program – Thursdays at 7 p.m. at Grace Community Church, 5102 Old National Pike, Frederick. To help people with addictions, trauma, codependency and other injuries, attachments and habits that prevent them from enjoying life to the fullest. For free. 301-473-4337.

Codependents Anonymous (CoDA) 12-step meeting – Tuesdays, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 107 W. Main St., Middletown. Contact Deb B. at [email protected] for the access code or more information.

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