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Niagara County Health Department announces disease management classes

LOCKPORT – The Niagara County Health Department is taking registrations for upcoming disease management classes in Lockport and Youngstown.

A free workshop for those with any type of chronic disease is set to begin May 21 at the Sale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. The course will be held on six consecutive Thursdays from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

The course is aimed at better management of symptoms, promoting a more active and fulfilling lifestyle and simply feeling better. Caregivers may attend as well.

A similar six-week program concentrating exclusively on diabetes management is scheduled to begin June 2 in First Presbyterian Church, 100 Church St., Youngstown. The free sesions will be held every Tuesday from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Registration for either course is available by phoning the Health Department at 278-1900 or the county Office for the Aging at 438-3030.