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Village Hospital bringing staff and services to Family Fest

Doctors, screenings, nutrition information available both days

By Jim Fair, Editor
Published on Friday, April 26, 2013

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Toni Connor, Village Hospital Community Education Coordinator, has assembled a unique representation of Village Hospital staff and services that available free to visitors to the Greer Family Fest May 3-4. 

Jim Fair

Toni Connor, Village Hospital Community Education Coordinator, has assembled a unique representation of Village Hospital staff and services that available free to visitors to the Greer Family Fest May 3-4. 

 

Visitors to the Greer Family Fest will have a unique opportunity to meet medical specialists, get screenings and premium education about programs that will help maintain a nutritional and fit quality of life.

Village Hospital is the presenting sponsor of the annual Greer Family Festival, this year scheduled May 3-4 in downtown Greer. There will be four stations, each available for four hours to provide time to enjoy the entertainment at the Festival plus take in as many of the medical opportunities available.

Doctors and personnel will be available representing the emergency room, Village Surgical Services and Family Medicine and Village Orthopaedic Surgery. Screenings for blood pressure and take home test for colon cancer will be available as well as Regional Weight Loss services, nutritional guidelines from clinical dietician Priscilla Dhas, and other information from the hospital’s services.

Families will get to view the Regional One Medical Helicopter and its team, face painting and games will also be available.

The weekend schedule:

Friday, May 3, 6-10 p.m.

Blood pressure screening

Emergency department: games and information

Meet our ER docs

Meet the Regional One Medical Helicopter team

Regional Weight Loss Services will check your body mass index

Nutrition guidelines with our clinical dietician, Priscilla Dhas

Saturday, May 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Blood pressure screening

Learn about the new Gibbs Cancer Center at Pelham

Free take home tests for colon cancer

Talk to the mammogram specialists from Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health

Village Center for Women - find out more about us

Carolinas Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology - diabetes risk assessments

Meet our docs from Village Surgical Services and Village Family Medicine

Regional Weight Loss Services will check your body mass index

Saturday, May 4 noon – 4 p.m.

Village Hospital Imaging Services ultrasound demonstration

Face painting and games

Saturday, May 4, 2 – 6 p.m.

Blood pressure screening

Meet our docs and staff from Village Orthopaedic Surgery

Village Rehabilitation Services will check your balance, core stability and your grip strength

Learn about joining us as a volunteer at the Village.

Businesses mentioned in this article.

Pelham Medical Center

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