In Newberg, West Virginia, Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital recently hosted its annual health fair. The event provided free and low-cost health screenings and education to the community. Since 2003, this event has been a key part of the hospital’s community outreach programs, co-hosted by the Newberg Rotary Club. A portion of the proceeds from the health fair supported the Newberg Rotary Club and their projects throughout the year.
The health fair was a collaborative effort between staff from Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital’s Laboratory, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Trauma, and Primary Care – Fellowsville, along with the Newberg Rotary Club, Newberg Senior Center, and ten other healthcare and community agencies. The event offered low-cost blood screenings, free vision screenings, and free blood pressure screenings, as well as educational resources on various health topics such as organ donation, stroke and heart attack symptoms, substance use prevention, respiratory care, and more.
Melissa Lockwood, Chief Administrative Officer of Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital emphasized the importance of these health fairs in furthering the hospital’s mission of enhancing the health of the communities they serve. The hospital is proud to partner with local organizations to educate and expand access to healthcare in rural areas. To learn more about Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital or to see upcoming community outreach programs visit their website at MonHealth.com/Preston-Memorial-Hospital or MonHealth.com/mh/health-fair.