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DEFEATING HABIT BEHAVIORS AND OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER: Clinical Psychology Associates, NAMI Racine County and the Burlington Area School District welcome Dr. Mervin Langley and Dr. David Taylor as they talk about the psychological and medical treatments related to treating habit behaviors and obsessive compulsive disorder in children and teenagers. They will help parents/caregivers gain a deeper understanding of what this disorder is and what they can do. 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at Aurora Wellness Center Conference rooms B and C, 300 McCanna Parkway, Burlington. Free.


HEARING SCREENINGS FOR SENIORS: Avada Hearing Center is offering free hearing screenings for seniors. 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, Waterford Public Library, 101 N River St., Waterford . Registration is required at the library as only eight appointments are available.


DANCE CARDIO KICKBOXING CLASS: The ongoing fitness class that features dancing, toning and shaping using low-impact, body-weight movement. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Tyler-Domer Community Center, 2301 12th St. Fee: $2. Call Jeanne Brenner at 262-636-9416 for more information.


IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: Childhood and adult immunizations are offered by appointment only on the first and third Tuesday of every month from 1:30 to 4 p.m. For an appointment, call 262-636-9431. A $20 fee is requested for all those receiving childhood immunization, however, the fee may be waived. Adult immunizations prices vary by vaccine, call 262-636-9431 for more information.

TB SKIN TEST: TB Skin Tests are offered by appointment only on the first and third Tuesday of every month from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at City Hall, 730 Washington Ave. Those receiving a TB Skin Test must return to have the skin test read on the Thursday afternoon of the clinic week between 1:30 and 4 p.m. For an appointment, call 262-636-9431. A $15 fee is required for all clients and cannot be waived.

STD CLINIC: STD & HIV screenings with a nurse are offered on a walk-in basis during clinic hours at City Hall, 730 Washington Ave. A person having symptoms should call 262-636-9431 for an appointment to see a nurse. If a person is are unsure whether they need an appointment they should call the office. Clinic hours are 2 to 5:30 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. A $20 fee is requested, however, no one will be turned away for inability to pay.

For more information, call 262-636-9431 or go to


IMMUNIZATIONS & TB SKIN TESTS: The health department offers childhood and adult vaccinations and TB skin tests.

Childhood vaccines include DTaP, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, Hib, HPV, MMR, meningococcal, pneumococcal, polio, rotavirus, Tdap and varicella. Childhood vaccine fees are $10 for one immunization; $15 for two; $20 for three or more; Badgercare/Medicare recipients are fee exempt. Adult vaccines include hepatitis A, hepatitis B, Td and Tdap. Adult prices vary by vaccine.

All vaccinations are by appointment, call 262-898-4460.

TB skin tests are also available for $15. Call for eligibility requirements or to schedule an appointment.

All appointments are held at the Central Racine County Health Department, 10005 Northwestern Ave. (second floor of the U.S. Bank building), Caledonia.

In 2012, federal and state agencies instituted vaccine policies that may affect your ability to receive immunizations from any local health department. You will receive eligibility requirement information when you call for an appointment. Pertussis vaccines (DTaP, Tdap) are not subject to the new policy requirements and may be given to any child or adult for $10.

For more information on clinics, eligibility requirements or to schedule an appointment call 262-898-4460 or go to


AN EVENING OF GUIDED MEDITATION: Markus Kasunich, life and consciousness coach and spiritual teacher, combines recorded and live music and soothing soundscapes along with different meditative tools, breathing techniques, mindfulness exercises, awareness-building investigation, inquiry and guided visualizations. Friday, Dec. 1, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Racine Community Acupuncture, 10502 Northwestern Ave., Caledonia. Free (donations accepted).

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Fitness File is published every Wednesday and includes notices of nonprofit fitness and health-related programs. The deadline to submit an announcement is seven days before the desired publication date. Mail information to Fitness File, c/o Loreen Mohr, 212 Fourth St., Racine, WI 53403; fax to 262-631-1780; or submit it to the online calendar at and use the “Health-and-Fitness” category.


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Loreen Mohr is the community coordinator for The Journal Times.

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