Community Hospital provides free health screenings and information at Healthfest
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Monica Sciuto (831) 622-2756
Communication and Marketing: (831) 625-4505
MONTEREY, Calif. — Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula and the city of Seaside welcome the community to Healthfest, a free health fair for adults from throughout Monterey County on Saturday, October 24, 2015.
Blood pressure checks and non-fasting cholesterol and blood sugar tests – valued at $200 — will be available for free. Get the latest information on bone and breast health, cancer prevention, diabetes, choking safety, hands-only CPR, helpful community resources, exercise and lifestyle, healthy eating, hospice support services, how to recognize strokes, sleep disorders, and more. Medical insurance information will be available on Covered California, Medicare, and Aspire Medicare Advantage programs.
This free event will take place 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Oldemeyer Center at 986 Hilby Ave. in Seaside with screenings and information for adults 18 years and older. For more information, please contact Community Hospital Wellness and Health at 625-4646.
ABOUT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, established in 1934, has grown and evolved in direct response to the changing healthcare needs of the people it serves. It is a nonprofit healthcare provider with 220 staffed acute-care hospital beds and 28 skilled-nursing beds, delivering a continuum of care from birth to end of life, and every stage in between. It serves the Monterey Peninsula and surrounding communities through locations including the main hospital, outpatient facilities, satellite laboratories, a mental health clinic, a short-term skilled nursing facility, Hospice of the Central Coast, Peninsula Wellness Center, and business offices. Find more information about Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula at http://www.chomp.org/