MVH HealthPlex to host Health Fair


(August 1, 2018 - Carroll Township, Pa.)

Mark your calendars for Monongahela Valley Hospital's (MVH) HealthPlex Health Fair on Saturday, August 18, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

The fair will be held in Monongahela Valley Hospital's HealthPlex featuring MVH-affiliated providers such as the Center for Fitness and Health, HealthPlex Imaging, The Orthopedic Group, Mon-Vale Primary Care Practices, Occupational Medicine and many others.

"This Health Fair is a great way for the residents of the mid-Monongahela Valley to learn more about their own health, said Louis J. Panza Jr., president and CEO of Monongahela Valley Hospital. "This is just another way we are firmly committed to meeting the health care needs of our community."

The Health Fair will provide various free screenings, educational talks from MVH physicians, a healthy cooking class and fitness demonstrations. Pro Bike and Run will perform free bicycle and helmet safety checks.

Some of the many screenings to be offered include:
  • Balance and gait
  • Breast cancer
  • Bone density
  • Blood pressure
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Foot
  • Hip and spine

The fair will also provide two screenings for a fee. A multiphasic blood screening will be offer for $30 and a diabetic eye exam with retinal photos will be offered for $80, a fifty-percent discount, if not covered by insurance.

The fair is free and open to the public. The Monongahela Valley Hospital HealthPlex is located at 800 Plaza Dr. in Rostraver Township.

Participating Departments and Organizations

  • Adagio Health
    Promoting mammograms
  • Ask Me Greeters
  • Auxiliary
  • MVH Breast Care Center
  • Cardio Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • CCN
  • Center for Fitness and Health
    Flash Sale, facility tours and class demonstrations.
  • Children's Center for Rehab
    Interactive kids' games outside
  • Clinical Nutrition and Diabetes
    Information on diabetes and will work with Dr. Lawrence Gipson of NeoVision - The Eyesight Center with diabetic eye screenings.
  • Dierken's Pharmacy
    Pharmacist will be available for medication reconciliation counseling and show examples of prescription drug packaging.
  • Louis Orange Ducoeur Breast Cancer Walk
  • Emergency Department
  • HBOT
  • HealthPlex Imaging
    Open for walk-in mammograms. BRCA genetic testing.
  • Mon-Vale Primary Care Practices
  • Mon-Vale Nephrology
  • Mon-Vale Surgical Associates
  • Monongahela Medical Supply
    Sleep apnea screening/questionnaire and C-Pap machine examples
  • Mon Valley Care Center
  • MVOD
    Information on colorectal cancer screening and instruction on how to use the take home kit.
  • NeoVision, the office of Drs. Gipson and Pathan
    Diabetic eye exam screenings for $80, unless covered by insurance. Most insurances accepted. Bring insurance card and photo ID.
  • Occupational Medicine
    Multiphasic blood draw for $30.
  • The Orthopedic Group
    Hip and spine testing
  • Pro Bike
    Will conduct bike and helmet checks and offer bike repairs out front
  • Residence at Hilltop
  • Rostraver Imaging
  • Stroke Center
    BP screenings and educational info
  • Valley Outpatient Rehab
    Balance and gait screening
  • Valley Women's Health
  • Wound Center
    Foot screenings


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