In Newberg, West Virginia, Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital recently held its annual health fair. This event, which has been a part of the hospital’s community outreach programs since 2003 and is co-hosted by the Newberg Rotary Club, provided free and low-cost health screenings and education to the community.
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 collaborated to put on the health fair. 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 views about these health fairs “These health fairs are an important part of our mission to enhance the health of the communities we serve. We are proud to partner with local organizations to educate and expand access to healthcare in rural areas.” To learn more about Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital visit their website at