Flaget Memorial Hospital to Host Community Health and Wellness Fair - Archived


Posted in: Flaget Memorial Hospital
Flaget Memorial Hospital

Flaget Memorial Hospital to Host Community Health and Wellness Fair

 

Bardstown, Ky. (September 2, 2014)—Flaget Memorial Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, will host an afternoon of family fun, health and wellness on Saturday, September 27 from 11 a.m. -2 p.m.

The Flaget Memorial Hospital Health Fair will be held at the hospital (4305 New Shepherdsville Road) and include free health screenings, health education, giveaways, door prizes and fun activities for kids.

The free health screenings available include:

  • Blood pressure
  • Blood sugar
  • Cholesterol
  • Oxygen level
  • Bone density
  • Clinical breast exams*
  • Prostate/testicular exams*
  • Skin cancer screening*
  • Free neck/shoulder massage*
  • Body fat
  • Diabetic eye exam
  • Functional movement
  • Posture
  • Lung cancer risk assessment
  • Colon cancer risk assessment and home testing kit

*Requires an appointment. Schedule by calling 502.350.5700.

“We encourage our patients and members of the community to mark their calendars and join us for this family-friendly event,” said Sue Downs, president, Flaget Memorial Hospital.  “We will have many community health partners available to answer questions and assist us in providing health and wellness to our area.”

Flaget Memorial Hospital is an award winning facility that opened in 2005. Nationally recognized for orthopedic care, surgical care and inpatient satisfaction, Flaget Memorial Hospital is in a park-like setting with all private rooms designed to promote a healing environment.

For sponsorship information please contact Heidi Wilhelm at [email protected] or call 502.350.5058.

About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health was formed when two major Kentucky health care organizations came together in early 2012. KentuckyOne Health combines the Jewish and Catholic heritages of the two former systems – Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System. In late 2012, the organization formed a partnership with the University of Louisville Hospital | James Graham Brown Cancer Center.  The nonprofit system is committed to improving the health of Kentuckians by integrating medical research, education, technology and health care services wherever patients receive care. KentuckyOne Health has more than 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies across the state of Kentucky and southern Indiana.  

# # #

 

Publish Date: 

Tuesday, September 02, 2014