MVH HealthPlex to host Health Fair

(July 9, 2018 - Carroll Township, Pa.)

Mark your calendars for Monongahela Valley Hospital's HealthPlex Health Fair on Saturday, August 18, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

The fair will be held in Monongahela Valley Hospital's HealthPlex featuring MVH-affiliated providers such as the Center for Fitness and Health, HealthPlex Imaging, The Orthopedic Group, Mon-Vale Primary Care Practices, Occupational Medicine and many others.

"This Health Fair is a great way for the residents of the mid-Monongahela Valley to learn more about their own health, said Louis J. Panza Jr., president and CEO of Monongahela Valley Hospital. "This is just another way we are firmly committed to meeting the health care needs of our community."

The Health Fair will provide various free screenings, educational talks from MVH physicians, a healthy cooking class and fitness demonstrations. A multiphasic blood screening will also be offered for a $30 fee.

Some of the many screenings to be offered include:
  • Breast cancer
  • Bone density
  • Blood pressure
  • Diabetic eye exams
  • Foot
  • Hip and knee

The fair is free and open to the public.

Participating Departments and Organizations

  • Ask Me Greeters
  • Auxiliary of Mon-Vale Health Resources Inc.
  • MVH Breast Care Center
    Dr. Natalie Furgiuele will be instructing on how to perform self- breast exams and if necessary, recommending mammograms. She will also be educating on BRCA genetic testing.
  • Cardio Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    Pulse-ox screening
  • CCN
  • Center for Fitness and Health
    Flash membership sale, facility tours and class demonstrations
  • Children's Center for Rehab
    Interactive kids' games
  • Clinical Nutrition and Diabetes
    Information on Diabetes and will work with Dr. Lawrence Gipson of NeoVision – The Eyesight Center with diabetic eye screenings.
  • Dierken's Pharmacy
    Pharmacist will be available for medication reconciliation counseling and show examples of prescription drug packaging.
  • Emergency Department
    Kids' bike and helmet safety
  • HBOT
    Information on MVH's hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • HealthPlex Imaging
    Open for walk-ins
  • Mon-Vale Primary Care Practices
  • Mon-Vale Nephrology
  • Mon-Vale Surgical Associates
  • Monongahela Medical Supply
    Sleep apnea screening questionnaire and C-Pap machine examples
  • Mon Valley Care Center
  • Mon-Vale Oncology
    Colorectal Cancer screening educational information
  • Occupational Medicine
    Multiphasic blood draw ($30 fee)
  • The Orthopedic Group
  • Residence at Hilltop
  • Rostraver Imaging
  • Stroke Center
    Blood pressure screenings
  • Valley Outpatient Rehab
    Balance and gait screening
  • Valley Women's Health
  • Wound Center
    Heel screening

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