Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital recently held its annual health fair in Newberg, West Virginia. The event aimed to provide free and low-cost health screenings and education to the community. This has been a part of the hospital’s community outreach programs since 2003, and is co-hosted by the Newberg Rotary Club.
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.
Chief Administrative Officer of Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital, Melissa Lockwood expressed 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 the rural area. To learn more about Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital visit their website at [MonHealth.com/Preston-Memorial-Hospital](http://MonHealth.com/Preston-Memorial-Hospital) and for upcoming community outreach programs visit [MonHealth.com/mh/health-fair](http://MonHealth.com/mh/health-fair).