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Community Outreach Programs

Serving One Neighbor at a Time

At AdventHealth, formerly Metroplex Health System, we don’t just offer excellent care to you. We offer community health education programs to all of your neighbors in the Central Texas area as well. Our inspiration comes from the inclusive healing ministry of Christ, one that provides love and care to everyone, regardless of background, race, religion, or culture. Through a variety of events and resources, we help everyone in our community access quality health care, bond with their neighbors, and embrace a life of wellness.

Reach Your Full Potential

With the Good Health You Deserve

You were meant to enjoy a healthy body, a robust mind, and a joyful spirit. So whether you’ve been struggling with health-care expenses, need a shoulder to lean on, or want to commit to a healthier lifestyle, we’re here to help. At our Killeen and Rollins Brook locations, you’ll find a variety of community education programs, events, and community health screenings open to everyone in our area. Our community members can also access free health education, special clinical and non-clinical programs, support groups, and spiritual resources, all with financial assistance, whenever needed.

Community Programs and Events

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Health Screenings for Adults

Free screenings are held quarterly at both of our hospitals and monthly in different locations throughout Central Texas. You’ll be able to receive BMI, blood-glucose, blood-pressure, LDL/HDL/triglyceride-breakdown, and total-cholesterol screenings with results available before you leave. For more information, call 254-519-8202.

Immunizations for Kids

Free or low-cost immunizations are offered monthly to area students. Simply provide your child’s immunization record or a letter from the school. For more information, call 254-519-8202.

Prime of Life Program

Age has its benefits. If you're 55 or older, you can enjoy special discounts on support programs and events in our area. Learn More.

KidFest

Make school immunizations easier for the kids to handle at a fun event featuring games and prizes. For more information, call 254-519-8200.

Silver Classic

This annual 5k run and 3k walk supports our community education and outreach programs. Participants can also receive a free BMI screening. For more information, contact LaToya Ellis at 254-519-8202 or latoya.ellis@adventhealth.com.

News and Events

What’s Happening at AdventHealth

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Childbirth Class (two-part)

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Get ready for childbirth with this two-day class!
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Arthritis Exercise

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Community Wellness Classes  

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  • Breast Feeding

    A two-hour "How to Breastfeed" class for expectant moms who have decided to breastfeed their new baby.

  • Tai Chi

    Sometimes described as "meditation in motion," join our certified instructor who will lead classes every Wednesday from 10-11 am in the Medical Plaza, room 122.

  • Arthritis Exercise

    Join our certified instructor who will lead chair exercises to help those with arthritis move their way to feeling better.

  • Cardio Kickboxing

    A high-intensity workout that combines martial arts, boxing and stretching. This will help increase your cardiovascular health, strengthen your muscles, increase coordination and flexibility through specific punches, kicks and combos. Classes are taught by Kelvin Watkins, a certified martial arts instructor.

  • Yoga

    Strengthen your muscles and increase flexibility while embracing the quiet focus that yoga offers with a certified instructor every Friday! For both employees and the public, this class will focus on building core strength, improving endurance and managing your stress and anxiety.

  • Zumba Fitness

    A Latin-inspired cardio-dance workout that uses music and choreographed steps to create a fun, fitness part atmosphere.

  • Diabetes Education

    Gain a better understanding of diabetes and how you can control your blood sugar through healthy lifestyle habits.

  • Grief Recovery

    Designed to help you cope with the death of a relative or friend through the support group process. We'll provide you with an accepting climate while maintaining confidentiality and dignity.

  • Infant CPR

    Designed to teach the core skills of CPR and relief of choking in an infant, in coordination with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The course kit contains a personal inflatable mini baby CPR practice mannequin, a 22-minute practice DVD, a quick-reference guide, a practice phone, an extra mini baby lung and sanitizing wipes for the mannequin.

  • Childbirth Courses

    Each of the classes will cover a wide array of topics, including stages of labor, breathing techniques, pain management options, cesarean birth, postpartum care, breast feeding and newborn care.

  • CPR - Health Care Provider

    A basic cardiac life support for healthcare personnel class, attendees will learn how to support circulation until advanced life support arrives. Includes infant, child and adult techniques, rescue ventilation, airway obstruction management and use of an AED.