Flaget Memorial Hospital’s Walk With a Doc is opportunity to connect with physicians
Bardstown, Ky. (August 5, 2014)— While many parents are focused on their children’s health going back to school, it’s important for adults to stay active and focus on their health too. To help Bardstown residents stay in shape, Flaget Memorial Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, will host its monthly Walk With a Doc event on Saturday, August 9, 2014.
Walk with a Doc events in Bardstown take place at 10 a.m. every second Saturday of the month at the Old Courthouse Building downtown (One Court Square). Walks are lead by a local physician.
Walk With a Doc is a nationwide program that empowers people to improve their health through physical activity by exercising side-by-side with their health care providers.
No special equipment or registration is needed to participate. All are welcome; participants are encouraged to invite family and friends to walk together toward a healthier lifestyle.
Physicians recommend that everyone engage in physical activity for 30 minutes, 5 days a week. Walking is an excellent opportunity for physical fitness as it requires no special equipment and can be done by most all fitness and skill levels.
For more information on Walk With a Doc events in Bardstown, call 502.350.5040.
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. KentuckyOne Health is the largest health system in Kentucky.