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Flaget Memorial Hospital to Host
6th Annual Community Health & Wellness Fair
Bardstown, Ky. (September 13, 2017) — Flaget Memorial Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, and local health partner booths will offer free health screenings and assessements at the Flaget Community Health & Wellness Fair. The fair is free and open to the public and will take place on Saturday, October 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m at the hospital, located at 4305 New Shepherdsville Road.
“Each year, we host this free community health fair to provide quality health care services to underserved individuals in Bardstown and surrounding areas,” said Norma Goss, CNO, Flaget Memorial Hospital. “This is just one example of how the Flaget Memorial Hospital works to enhance the hospital’s mission – to give the local community the patient care services and outreach programs it deserves.”
Last year more thant 1,500 people attended the health fair. Physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, respiratory therapists, chiropractors, optometrists, physical therapists and mental health professionals will come together to offer free health screenings, provide education and answer health questions for the Bardstown community. The health fair will also include a Kidz Zone, door prizes and free giveaways to participants.
A variety of health screenings will be available the day of the fair with no appointment necessary, including screenings for colon cancer, oral health, cardiovascular risk factor assessment, cholesterol, blood glucose, blood pressure, diabetes and tobacco cessation. Clinical breast cancer or skin cancer screenings are by appointment only by calling 502.350.5700.
“We are especially grateful to our sponsors, who have helped support this wonderful event,” said Jennifer Nolan, president, Flaget Memorial Hospital. “Without them, this event wouldn’t be possible. We look forward to working together to help those in the Bardstown area.”
The Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation works with corporate, foundation and philanthropic partners to secure financial and programmatic assistance to enhance the hospital’s mission and give the local community the patient care services and outreach programs it deserves.
Sponsors for this event include The Kentucky Standard/PLG TV 13 (Presenting Media), WBRT (Presenting Media), Flaget Memorial Hospital Medical Staff (Gold Sponsor), Town & Country Bank and Trust Co. (Gold Sponsor), VNA Health at Home & Hospice (Gold Sponsor) and GBA Office Solutions (Silver Sponsor).
To learn more about sponsorship opportunities or health care/health care advocacy organization booths at the event, call 502.350.5058 or 502.350.5040, or email [email protected]. To learn more about the health fair, visit www.chisaintjosephhealth.org/flaget-memorial-hospitalhealthfair.
About Flaget Memorial Hospital
Flaget Memorial Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, is located in Bardstown, KY. The 52-bed facility provides care for patients from Nelson, Hardin, Marion, Washington, Spencer, Bullitt and LaRue counties. The award-winning hospital was founded in 1951 by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. Nationally recognized for orthopedic care, surgical care and inpatient satisfaction, the hospital offers a complete array of services, including cancer care, weight loss surgery, cosmetic care, pain management, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, and maternity care. The Cancer Center is proud to be able to provide full support and cancer care to patients through its medical and radiation oncology programs.
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health, one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth, includes hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies in Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is dedicated to bringing wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved.