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N.C. MedAssist is partnering with five local agencies — Equation Church, Humana, Cone Health, Cone

N.C. MedAssist is partnering with five local agencies — Equation Church, Humana, Cone Health, Cone Health Congregational Nurse Program and Triad HealthCare Network — to host this event, providing residents in need with free over-the-counter medication as well as COVID-19 testing and flu vaccines for those who qualify. OTC items include cough and cold medicine, vitamins, allergy medication, first aid supplies, and others.

For information, visit www.medassist.org.

Hirsch Wellness Network is offering more than 20 healing arts programs this month at no cost to cancer survivors and caregivers.

Programs include art, yoga, crocheting, meditation, writing, fitness and others.

For a program schedule, visit www.hirschwellnessnetwork.org.

Randolph Community College is offering an “Orthopedic Casting and Bracing” course in November for new and intermediate casters.

In this basic class, students will learn about the functions and materials of types of casts and splints, as well as methods for applying and removing them. Additional topics include basic anatomy, wound care and patient communication, as well as learning about assistive devices such as cast shoes, crutches and slings.

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