Valley Health and Blue Ridge Community and Technical College are partnering
to bring area residents the first ever Panhandle Health and Wellness Festival.
The fun is happening on October 5th, 2019 from 8am-12pm at Blue Ridge’s main campus (13650 Apple Harvest
Drive, Martinsburg, WV).
Valley Health seeks to serve communities by improving health. For over
25 years, we have furthered this mission by sponsoring health and wellness
festivals within the region that have connected thousands of residents
with free or discounted medical screenings and healthy lifestyles education.
We are excited to continue this tradition by partnering withBlue Ridge Community and Technical College to bring the Panhandle Health and Wellness Festival to Martinsburg on October 5, 2019!
“This family friendly event will provide a variety of health-related
services and activities that will help residents improve their well-being
in an accessible, affordable, and fun manner,” said Kristy Shannon, Director of Valley Health Urgent Care in the Eastern Panhandle. “As Valley Health continues to expand the services for residents
in Berkeley and Jefferson Counties, we’re very excited to bring
the health and wellness festival to Martinsburg.”
The festival will offer many free health screenings and discounted lab
work will be offered, along with demonstrations and healthy culinary delights
sure to be enjoyed by all ages. Some of the screenings and information
sessions being provided include:
Heart Attack Risk Program (HARP) - find out where you stand on a number of modifiable risk factors
CIMT Screening- helps identify those at higher risk for cardiovascular disease in its
earlier and most treatable stages using a noninvasive ultrasound
12 Lead EKG Screening - records the electrical activity of your heart to check for signs of heart
disease. A cardiologist from Panhandle Cardiology and Vascular Medicine
will be on-hand to provide results
- Metabolic & Bariatric Program - Learn about our program that not only
guides patients through the weight loss process, but also gives them the
tools to succeed in keeping the weight off.
And much, much more, including many activities for children!
Keep an eye out on the Valley Health blog and Facebook page to learn more
about select services and activities that will be offered at this first