Health Notes

Health Notes

Send announcements to herndon@ or call 703-917-6449. Deadline is Friday.

Northern Virginia Visionwalk, a local event to support the Foundation Fighting Blindness, will be Sunday, June 3 at the Reston Town Center. Registration is at 9 a.m., walk begins at 10 a.m. Contact Jillian Pasko at 800-683-5555 or, or visit

The Epilepsy Foundation sponsors support groups and classes for adults diagnosed with seizure disorders and caregivers. Free of charge. Call Dana at 703-425-6669.

Reston Epilepsy Group meets the first Tuesday of each month from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the North County Government Center, Hunter Mill District Supervisors Office, 12000 Bowman Towne Drive. Next meeting is June 5. Northern Virginia Epilepsy Group meets every Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Falls Church High School, Entrance 1, Room 100, 7521 Jaguar Trail, Falls Church.

Silent auction and raffle to celebrate successes of prematurely-born children at the Preemies Today 4th Annual Celebration and Silent Auction. Inova Fairfax Hospital is hosting the event Saturday, June 9, 3-6 p.m. at Inova Fairfax Hospital inside of the Physician’s Conference Center, 3800 Gallows Road, Falls Church.

For more information visit or call 703-552-0163.

Spiritual Support Group. Designed for oncology patients or those dealing with major illnesses.

The non-denominational support group meets in the Radiation Therapy Department in the Pavilion on the Reston Hospital Center campus, 1850 Town Center Parkway on the first Tuesday of the month, at 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call 703-689-9325.

New Mothers Support Group. Meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, at 10-11:30 a.m., in the Community Room at the Reston YMCA, 12196 Sunset Hills Road, Reston. Call 703-689-9240.