MARATHON -- To begin a yearlong celebration of its 50 years of service, Fishermen's Community Hospital will present a Health Fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22.
"As we look back at our first half century, we are extremely proud of the broad range of essential health care services we have provided to our community," said Hal Leftwich, CEO of Fishermen's Community Hospital. "As we begin our next 50 years, we want to celebrate with a health fair that offers screenings and evaluations, at no cost, to our community."
The tests and evaluations will include a review of personal/family health history, blood pressure, height/weight analysis, body mass index with body fat analysis and a private/personal health evaluation review.
Cardiac risk profile testing for cholesterol and triglycerides and glucose (blood sugar) testing are also available. For accurate results, attendees should not eat or drink anything besides water for eight hours before these tests.
Registered nurses, certified medical technicians and other medical professionals will perform the tests and evaluations.
Fishermen's Community Hospital is a nonprofit organization located in the Middle Keys community of Marathon. It offers a state-of-the-art emergency department, diagnostic and laboratory services, an intensive care unit, inpatient and outpatient surgery, physical and occupational therapy, pharmacy and other services. The hospital is located at mile marker 48.7.