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WRH Health Fair Saturday, 4 Oct 2014 will be much bigger

Westlake Regional Hospital, known for having one of the largest health fairs in our area, adds 17 more vendors to this year's event for a total of 50! Some 2,000 have already had blood draws; Westlake expects up to 500 or more on Saturday, 4 Oct 2014. Included among the services at this year's Health Fair: WRH nurses will have available Fu shots.

Special CM Healthy Lifestyles Story

The 2014 WRH Annual Health Fair will begin at 7amCT this Saturday, October 4, 2014, on the beautiful campus of Westlake Regional Hospital, 901 Westlake Drive, Columbia, KY.

Lori Wade, Director of Marketing, stated, "All of the staff has been working very hard to prepare for this year's health fair from manicuring the hospital grounds and painting hallways to ensuring quality vendors are here to assist the community with all of their health care concerns."

Wade continued, by saying, "There are also going to be several vendors here from local and state agencies offering information about services provided at little or no cost to eligible participants. In addition to the informational booths there are going to be several organizations offering services free of charge.


The Shriners will be doing eye screenings, Audibel will be conducting hearing screenings, Gerald Coe will be here making balloon animals for the kids, Lindsey Wilson Nursing students will offer Body Mass Index Analysis, Blood Pressure screenings, and Diabetes screenings, Lakeway Chiropractic will offer spinal screenings, Westlake Respiratory Department will offer oxygen saturation level analysis, Sheriff Harrison Moss will be offering Child ID Cards, and the Westlake Nursing Department will be offering flu shots."


As of the time, this year's vendors include:
  • Adair County Adult Education
  • Adair County Community Voice Newspaper
  • Adair County Sheriff's Office
  • Air Evac
  • Amedisys
  • American Red Cross
  • Audibel Hearing Aid Service
  • Bethany House Abuse Center
  • Columbia 7th Day Adventist
  • Community Medical Services
  • Coventry Cares
  • Cumberland Family Medical
  • Gerald Coe
  • Golden Living Center
  • Health South Rehab
  • Hosparus
  • Intrepid Home Health
  • Josh Brockman
  • Lindsey Wilson College Campus Recreation
  • Lindsey Wilson College Nursing Department
  • Lake Cumberland Health Department Diabetes Program
  • Lake Cumberland Health Department Hands Program
  • Lake Cumberland Community Action Agency
  • Lakeway Chiropractic Center
  • Liberty Care & Rehab Center
  • Norton Healthcare
  • The Ole' Homeplace Adult Health Care
  • The Salvation Army
  • Ombudsman
  • Pollard Counseling Services
  • Shriners
  • Summit Manor
  • Westlake Gynecology Services
  • Westlake Ultrasound
  • Westlake Respiratory Therapy
  • Westlake Nursing
  • Westlake Primary Care
  • Westlake Physical Therapy Department
  • Westlake Surgery
  • Westlake Radiology
  • Westlake Regional Hospital Behavioral Health Unit
  • Westlake Pharmacy.
"Taking the necessary steps to practice good health starts with information. Making the decision to start is really a personal decision that everyone must make for themselves, but we have attempted to cover all of the bases to help everyone get started in the right direction. The administration and staff at this hospital really do care about this community and seeing all of the hard work that everyone has put into this."

"We hope that the community will come out to the health fair and take advantage of everything that is being offered and enjoy a few hours of fellowship with their friends and neighbors," stated Wade.


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Preparations Underway for 2014 Annual Health Fair



2014-10-03 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Lori Wade.
James Pierce (white) and Dillon Leach, painting the waiting area at Westlake Regional Hospital before this year's Annual Health Fair, which gets underway Saturday morning, at 7amCT, at the beautiful campus surrounding Westlake Regional Hospital, 910 Westlake Drive, Columbia, KY. - Lori Wade, Westlake Regional Hospital.

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