Fall Health Fair on Oct. 11 at Margaretville Hospital
Margaretville — The Margaretville Hospital and the Auxiliary Wellness Committee are sponsoring a Fall Health Fair on Friday, Oct. 11 from 7-11 a.m. at the hospital.
Flu shots will be offered throughout the fair, without an appointment. A prescription is not necessary. Medicare will cover the cost of the flu shots for those 65 and over. For those with no insurance, the charge will be $28.
Free screenings during the Fall Health Fair will include: cholesterol testing (individuals must fast for 10-12 hours before the test, with no food or drinks), finger stick blood glucose, bone density, pulmonary lung test, oxygen pulse oximetry, blood pressure and body mass index.
The event will also include more than 20 exhibitors providing information on an assortment of health-related topics. The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center Wellness Committee will be among those with a table, offering material promoting healthy lifestyles.
The hospital is located at 42084 State Highway 28, Margaretville. For more information, please call (845) 586-2631, ext. 3145.
HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is the alignment of HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus and Broadway Campus, as well as Margaretville Hospital, Mountainside Residential Care Center and Woodland Pond at New Paltz.
As the parent organization with a unified governance structure, the goal of HealthAlliance is to strengthen the quality of care and bring forward enhanced technology to serve the present and future healthcare needs in the Hudson Valley. HealthAlliance and its affiliate facilities are committed to providing compassionate, patient-centered care and ensuring patient safety, privacy and dignity to all.
For further information about HealthAlliance visit our web site at www.HAHV.org.