The Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation will host the seventh annual Community Health and Wellness Fair Saturday, April 20, from 8 a.m. to noon at Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital, 2251 North Shore Drive in Rhinelander.
The health fair will feature free clinical screenings provided by the Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation, Ministry Medical Group and Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital. Scheduled screenings will include cholesterol, diabetes, PSA prostate, blood pressure, balance, skin, breast health exam, pulse oximetry and body mass index screening. Providers recommend fasting for a period of at least 12 hours before a cholesterol screening. Appointments are not necessary and the screenings are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Cholesterol patients must be 18 years of age and older.
Ministry Saint Mary’s associates and community partners will be available with health and wellness information. The Community Blood Center is hosting a blood drive in the galleria and the Rhinelander Area Food Pantry will be collecting donations. The Ministry Saint Mary’s Gift Shop will be open during the health fair.
The Community Health and Wellness Fair will include free seminars this year. Ministry Weight Management will host “Small Changes Lead to Big Results in Weight Loss,” at 9 a.m. The Northwoods Wildlife Center will present “How to Create a Bird Sanctuary in Your Back Yard” at 9:45 a.m. Golf season is getting closer, so Dan Buckley, a PGA golf professional from Northwood Golf Club in Rhinelander, will host “The Three Truths About Golf” at 10:30 a.m. Northwoods fishing guide Muskie Matt will discuss “Tips to Reel in the Big Walleye” at 11 a.m. All of these seminars will be presented in the cafeteria.
The Community Link Health Access department will host two “Power of Attorney for Health Care” presentations in classroom four, near the cafeteria.
For more information on the Community Health and Wellness Fair, call (715) 361-2835.