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Community Events

Community outreach and education are very important to us at Enloe Medical Center. Here we offer a listing of our upcoming community wellness events for the general public. We update this calendar of events throughout the year.

July

Wednesday, July 30

Bariatric Buddies - Topic: Food demo

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. l Enloe Conference Center, 1528 Esplanade, Chico

This month's speaker will be Stephanie Williams of GRUB, who will provide a food preparation demonstration. Bariatric Buddies provides information and support for those considering or who have had bariatric surgery. Friends, family and support persons are welcome. The group is facilitated by the Enloe Bariatric Program and meets on the last Wednesday of each month.

Thursday, July 31

Lower Back Pain got you down?
get back into action

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. l Enloe Conference Center, 1528 Esplanade, Chico

If you experience aches and pains from lower back pain that prevent you from fully enjoying your life, join Enloe Medical Center as we bring together a panel of local neurosurgeons to discuss lower back pain.
Learn about symptoms and causes for lower back pain.
Explore treatment options.
Ask questions of the physician panel.
Visit exhibits and more!
Register for this FREE event today! Online registration or call 1-877-365-6363.

August

Saturday, August 2

Walk with a doc - Learn low-impact ways to keep your joints moving

8 a.m. to 9 a.m. l DeGarmo Park, at Esplanade and Leora Court, Chico

Join us for Walk with a Doc and take your first step towards a healthy lifestyle. The walk begins with a brief and inspiring message from orthopedic surgeon Brock Cummings, MD. All ages and abilities are welcome at this free event.

Tuesday, August 12

World Breastfeeding MOnth Milk Drive & Presentation

9 a.m. to noon l Enloe Conference Center, 1528 Esplanade, Chico

Join us to learn how you can help our most vulnerable babies through breast milk donation, as well as how milk banking works and how you can donate. Bring your frozen breast milk if you have some you would like to donate. Mothers' Milk Bank will screen donors on site. This FREE community education program includes refreshments, education, socializing and the opportunity to make a lifetime difference for a tiny baby, his or her family and our community! The milk bank provides donors with all the supplies they need, including pre-paid shipping slips, insulated bags to keep milk cold in transit and secure coolers for shipping. Donors pay no costs.
Download the program flyer to learn more about the program and participating local resources. RSVPs are not required, but are recommended. Register online to let us know you are coming.

Thursday, August 21

Your Life...Back in Action

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. l Enloe Conference Center, 1528 Esplanade, Chico

Learn about joint health, treatment options for joint pain, joint replacement surgical procedures, and quality initiatives at Enloe from local orthopedic surgeons. There will also be a Q&A session with the surgeons, exhibits and more.
Register today for this FREE event! Online registration or call 1-877-365-6363.

Saturday, August 23

Exploration Station at the Gateway Science Museum

1 p.m. to 3 p.m. l Gateway Science Museum, 625 Esplanade (nearĀ  Bidwell Mansion), Chico

Join Enloe Education Coordinator, Cindy Weaver, RN, as she demonstrates "hands-only CPR" and an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED). The activity is designed for age 8 to adult. For younger children, there will be an interactive activity on choking prevention. This activity is free with cost of museum admission and is appropriate for all ages. It compliments the current "Era of Innovation: Past and Present" exhibit which invites visitors to explore 101 years of medical care and innovation at Enloe Medical Center. The activity is subject to change. Gateway Science Museum is open 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sun. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for children and students with ID.

Tuesday, August 26

Blood drive

11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. l Enloe Conference Center, 1528 Esplanade, Chico

Appointments are highly recommended and can be scheduled at BloodSource.org/Drives (enter code H004) or by contacting Margie Rackley at margie.rackley@enloe.org or (530) 332-6444. Bring a photo ID such as a driver’s license, drink plenty of fluids and eat a good meal within four hours before giving blood. Donors must be age 16 (with a signed parental consent form) to adult. Thank you for helping save lives!

Wednesday, August 27

Bariatric Buddies - Topic: Family Night

6 to 8 p.m. l Enloe Conference Center, 1528 Esplanade, Chico

This meeting will include a panel of family members of bariatric surgery patients. Bariatric Buddies provides information and support for those considering or who have had gastric bypass surgery. Friends, family and support persons are welcome. The group is facilitated by the Enloe Bariatric Program and meets on the last Wednesday of each month.

September

Monday, September 8

Healthy Hearts - Topic: TBD

This informative support group meeting facilitated by the Enloe Heart Program is open to heart disease patients, their families and the general public. This month’s meeting takes place from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at a new location: the Sierra House Conference Room, 249 W. 6th Ave., Chico. For more information, call Ken at (530) 343-2000.

October

Saturday, October 4

Walk with a doc - Walk for weight loss

8 a.m. to 9 a.m. l Hancock Park, at Marigold Ave., near Middleton Ave., Chico

Join us for Walk with a Doc and take your first step towards a healthy lifestyle. The Saturday morning walk begins with a brief and inspiring message from a doctor, and then continues with a good heart walk with your friends and family. All ages and abilities are welcome at this FREE event. Experience healthy inspiration and camaraderie when you Walk With a Doc.

November

Tuesday, November 4

Your Life...Back in Action

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. l Enloe Conference Center, Chico

Learn about joint health, treatment options for joint pain, joint replacement surgical procedures, and quality initiatives at Enloe from local orthopedic surgeons. There will also be a Q&A session with the surgeons, exhibits and more.
Register online for this event or call (530) 332-5448 for more information.

Monday, November 17

Blood drive

11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. l Enloe Conference Center, 1528 Esplanade, Chico

Appointments are highly recommended and can be scheduled at BloodSource.org/Drives (enter code H004) or by contacting Margie Rackley at margie.rackley@enloe.org or (530) 332-6444. Bring a photo ID such as a driver’s license, drink plenty of fluids and eat a good meal within four hours before giving blood. Donors must be age 16 (with a signed parental consent form) to adult. Thank you for helping save lives!

December

Saturday, December 13

Walk with a doc - Walk away the holiday blues

8 a.m. to 9 a.m. l Chico Mall, 1950 East 20th Street, Chico

Join us for Walk with a Doc and take your first step towards a healthy lifestyle. The Saturday morning walk begins with a brief and inspiring message from a doctor, and then continues with a good heart walk with your friends and family. All ages and abilities are welcome at this FREE event. Experience healthy inspiration and camaraderie when you Walk With a Doc.


Enloe Locations


See a map to the Enloe campuses.

Enloe Behavioral Health 560 Cohasset Road, Chico
Enloe Conference Center 1528 Esplanade at E. 5th Ave., Chico
Enloe Cohasset Campus 560 Cohasset Road., Chico
Enloe Health Learning Center, 1465 Esplanade, Chico
Enloe HomeCare & Hospice 1390 E. Lassen Ave., Chico
Enloe Medical Center Esplanade: 1531 Esplanade, Chico
Enloe Mother & Baby Education Center 251 Cohasset Road, Suite 120, Chico
Enloe Mother & Baby Boutique 251 Cohasset Road, Suite 120, Chico
Enloe Outpatient Center 888 Lakeside Village, Chico
Enloe Parking Structure 130 W. 6th Ave, Chico
Enloe Regional Cancer Center 265 Cohasset Road, Chico
Enloe Cancer Center Library & Healing Art Gallery
Enloe Rehabilitation Center 340 W. East Ave., Chico
Fountain Medical Conference Center 251 Cohasset Road, Chico

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May 24-Aug. 31, 2014

ERA OF INNOVATION: Past and Present

Take a step back in time and explore 101 years of medical care and innovation at Enloe Medical Center at a special exhibit at the Gateway Science Museum. The buggy and medical bag of hospital founder Dr. Newton Thomas Enloe will be on display as part of a chronology of tools, equipment and photos that will guide you through the evolution of health care. The exhibit also highlights best practices in health care today with the medical center's latest quality initiative posters. For more information, visit www.gatewayscience.org or call 530-898-4121.

 

Ongoing

Healing Art Gallery

The Healing Art Gallery inside the Enloe Regional Cancer Center displays quarterly exhibits by Northern California artists whose lives have been touched by cancer.

Open M-F, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

265 Cohasset Road, Chico