As the COVID-19 respiratory virus spreads around the world, the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) continues to be here for you. The IMF takes the health and safety of myeloma patients seriously. To contain the spread of the virus, we recommend cancelling in-person support group meetings.
The IMF has offered to support group leaders the technology and instruction to host virtual meetings using GoToMeeting. Please contact your support group leader for specific details regarding your meeting.
For additional updates on COVID-19 coronavirus, please click this link:
Myeloma Patient Safety and the Coronavirus.
Welcome to the Hickory NC Area Multiple Myeloma Support Group, founded August 2014. If you are living with Multiple Myeloma, you need not be alone. You'll find others whose experience can be a source of strength, hope, and inspiration. If you are a caregiver or caring friend, your needs will be addressed with programs sensitive to your particular needs. We invite you to join us and to benefit from a wealth of knowledge, comfort, friendship, and good times.
Our group meets bimonthly on the 3rd Thursday of every other month at 6:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
The next tentatively scheduled meetings are:
-Thursday, June 18
-Thursday, October 15
-Thursday, December 10
HOWEVER, DUE TO THE CURRENT RESTRICTIONS REGARDING SOCIAL DISTANCING DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, FUTURE MEETING DATES ARE SUBJECT TO POSTPONEMENT DEPENDING UPON WHEN RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED. THIS WEBSITE WILL UPDATE YOU WHEN APPROPRIATE.
As always, should you have any immediate concerns or questions, please don't hesitate to contact Ron Valentini at 828-5455-5837.
Frye Cancer Support Center
328 North Center Street
Hickory, NC 28601
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For more information please contact:
Melissa L. Teague, LCSW