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Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital Hosts Annual Community Health Fair in Newberg, Offering Low-Cost Screenings and Education


Feb 13, 2024
Preston Memorial Hospital’s Annual Newberg Health Fair Brings Community Together

Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital recently held its annual health fair in Newberg, West Virginia, where the community received free and low-cost health screenings and education. This event has been a part of the hospital’s community outreach programs since 2003 and is co-hosted by the Newberg Rotary Club. A portion of the proceeds from the health fair supports the Newberg Rotary Club and their projects throughout the year.

The health fair was organized by 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, expressed her appreciation for these health fairs in advancing the hospital’s mission of improving the health of the communities it serves. The hospital takes pride in partnering 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 respectively.

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