Community Health Programs
We take great pride in providing community services and outreach programs. We offer many programs and services designed to benefit local residents, including health fairs, senior healthcare services and children's safety programs. Unless otherwise noted, please call 954-276-1250 for information about the programs below.
CAB's of CPR
The CABs of CPR is an educational program that offers parents, teachers and caretakers who are interested in participating in learning the techniques of CPR. This is not a certification class. Participants will be given the chance to practice the learned techniques. The objective of the program is to educate the community on the importance of learning CPR and becoming CPR certified.
The CABs of CPR program provides the very basic and simple techniques of CPR. Free informative materials will be given to all participants. This program is strictly optional and all information provided on site is FREE of charge.
Memorial Healthcare System offers American Heart Association – Heartsaver CPR AED classes to educate, train and certify the community we serve. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training:
- Two-year American Heart Association CPR certification
- Use of leading-edge CPR equipment
- Take-home course refresher materials
Participants in this six-hour class learn about safe babysitting techniques, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the Heimlich maneuver. Call 954-265-5930 for more information.
Educating children about safety related to bicycles and other wheeled sports. We teach how to properly fit a helmet and are also available to assist with bike rodeos (bike safety programs held by third parties).
Memorial Healthcare System works with OneBlood to secure a more stable blood supply for our patients. Your blood donations are vital. OneBlood has many donor centers, and more than 20 bloodmobiles travel to local business, churches, synagogues and government agencies. Call 888-454-2362 for more information.
Boot Camp for New Dads
Prepares expectant dads for the responsibilities of fathering. Specially trained, experienced "coaches," who are fathers themselves, lead the class. Participants should attend this class prior to the birth of their baby and return when their baby is about six months old to share experiences with rookie dads. See our calendar or call 954-265-5930 for more information.
Cancer Education Series: I Can Cope
Sponsored by the American Cancer Society in partnership with Memorial Cancer Institute, these classes give cancer patients and their families a broad overview of cancer. Each class features a different guest speaker to present information such as the definition of cancer, methods of diagnosis and nutrition issues. I Can Cope is presented twice a year. Call 954-265-5768 for more information.
Child Passenger Safety Seat Check
A nationally certified child passenger safety technician teaches participants how to properly protect children in age- and weight-appropriate car seats or booster seats. Call for more information:
- Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital: 954-265-2350
- Memorial Hospital West: 954-844-7110
- Memorial Hospital Miramar: 954-538-5138
Children's Mobile Health Center
Pediatric healthcare services are delivered to neighborhoods and schools, including free physical examinations, vision and hearing screenings, immunizations and referrals to primary care physicians. View our Children's Mobile Health Center calendar. Call 954-552-5898 for more information.
These events offer a variety of health, wellness and safety education information. Call 954-276-1250 for more information or complete this event request form.
Home Alone, Safe Alone
Latchkey children learn about home safety and awareness. Participants receive a certificate of completion and a magnetic message board.
High school students interested in a healthcare career tour parts of the hospital and talk with staff members about health occupations.
To arrange a tour, call the appropriate hospital:
- Memorial Regional Hospital: 954-987-2000
- Memorial Regional Hospital South: 954-966-4500
- Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital: 954-987-2000
- Memorial Hospital West: 954-436-5000
- Memorial Hospital Miramar: 954-538-5000
- Memorial Hospital Pembroke: 954-962-9650
Memorial Senior Partners
More than 300 activities are held monthly at two centers for this social and wellness membership program for adults 50 and older who want to stay active and healthy.
6770 Garfield Street
1301 South Ocean Drive
Partners in Education
Memorial Healthcare System partners with elementary, middle and high schools to provide career guidance, scholarships and community outreach to students. High school students can earn community service credit hours through the program.
Pediatric Speakers Bureau
Lectures and presentations are offered on a variety of health, wellness and injury prevention programs.
During Poison Prevention Month (March), Memorial Healthcare System representatives visit elementary schools to talk to students about poison safety in the home, poisons that look like common household items and other poison safety issues. Elements of the program are included in community health fairs throughout the year.
Interactive safety education is the focus of Safety Town, a program for children in kindergarten and first grade. Bike, fire, stranger, pedestrian and water safety are emphasized.
South Florida Community Care Network
Memorial Healthcare System is a partner in South Florida Community Care Network (SFCCN), which provides Medicaid families with a wide range of medical services and special programs. For more information, please visit the SFCCN website or call toll-free:
- Broward County: 866-899-4828
- From outside Broward County: 877-838-7526
Memorial staff members present lectures and presentations on a variety of health, wellness and injury-prevention topics. Call 954-276-1250 or complete the online request form for more information.
Tough Trauma Talk
Safety and injury prevention programs provide information and education about trauma situations. Call 954-265-4080 for more information.
Pembroke Lakes Mall and TY Park are the settings for these supervised walking programs. Blood pressure screenings, mileage logs, incentive awards and health presentations are included.