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FMH to host 360 Wellness Day Event on July 13th

Join Fairfield Memorial Hospital at their first annual 360 Wellness Day Saturday, July 13th, from 9am – 1pm, to be held at Fairfield Memorial Hospital in the front lawn.  There will be something exciting and educational for those of all ages and it is a FREE fun event! 

At the 360 Wellness Day event there will be special demonstrations, motivational speakers, interactive informational booths, inflatables for the kids, raffle baskets, activities for all ages and so much more!  The team members of Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be set-up with a variety of interactive and fun informational booths along with 26 different raffle baskets to be given away that anyone can enter to win at no cost. These baskets are filled with unbelievable prizes and giveaways!

The schedule of events for the 360 Wellness Day are as follows:  FMH Therapy Department will get the excitement kicked off with a fun dynamic warm-up from 9am – 9:30am. From there we will get pumped with Betty Kimpel doing a Strong 30 work-out from 9:30am-10am. Unleashed Strength and Fitness will join the fun with an intense work-out from 10am-10:30am. For people who need to exercise in a cooler area, the FMH Therapy Department will have a Matter of Balance exercise class in the Educational Annex Building from 10am-10:30am. Betty Kimpel will be back to join us from 10:30am-11am to get the crowd excited for an entertaining time of Zumba. Whitney Buckles, RD, LDN, FMH’s Registered Dietitian, and April Greifzu, FMH’s Director of Nutrition Services will be performing a Healthy Cooking Demonstration at 11:00 a.m.  At Noon, special guest Gerry Kinney of Fairfield will be talking about “Healthcare when you need it most.”  Kinney was a lineman for Wayne White County Electric Co-op when he came in contact with a 7,200 volt transmission line.  His amazing story of recovery will be shared along with stories of the healthcare community who helped him along the way. Following Gerry, another special guest will join the excitement at the 360 Wellness Day, Pharmacist Ed Potts, owner of Ed’s Medicenter in Fairfield, who will speak about healthy living and tips on living a healthy lifestyle.

FMH will also be offering is the Reduced Rate Lab Testing from 9am-11am in FMH Laboratory, which will include: Glucose (Blood Sugar) $10 | Hemoglobin A1c (Diabetic Monitor) $20 | Lipid Panel (Cholesterol, Triglycerides, HDL, LDL, and VLDL) $20 | PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) $20 | Thyroid Function Panel (T4, Free T3, Free T4, TSH) $35 | General Health Profile (Includes CBC, Lipid Screen, and a 12 test chemistry profile) $35 | Vitamin D Test $35.  There is no need to make an appointment, just simply present to the health fair to receive testing.  Payment will be due at the time of service.

Once you have your fasting labs taken care of, be sure to stop and enjoy Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Cook-Out provided by the FMH Dietary Services from 11am-1pm.  FMH wants everyone to come and enjoy their time at the 360 Wellness Day and with the summer time heat what better way to cool down than with a tropical snow or flavored lemonade provided by FMH.  Come join this FREE event from 9am-1pm on the front lawn of Fairfield Memorial Hospital.

“Wellness 360 is an all-encompassing look at the many different aspects of healthy living to include the importance of getting up and moving; how what we eat affects our well-being; how focusing on your mental health, which includes socialization and laughter can improve your health; and much more! We hope everyone will take advantage of this free event to learn more about their families and their own 360 Wellness.” stated FMH CEO Kathy Bunting-Williams.

For more information, contact Shauna Williams, FMH Marketing Director, at 618-847-8242 or Mariah McDaniel, FMH Foundation Executive Director at 618-847-8297. You can also learn more at the hospital’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/FairfieldMemorial.

 
 
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