St. John’s Medical Center’s Annual Community Health Fair will
be held at the Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation Center on Saturday,
May 7, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. The event, held in conjunction with the
Jackson Hole Spring Runoff 5K, will include free health screenings, information
booths, tours of emergency vehicles, and complimentary snacks.
The focus of the Health Fair is to promote community wellness. Over 70
booth vendors will provide information about various health-related topics,
including free screenings for vision, diabetes, injuries, blood pressure,
and concussion. Healthy foods will be provided by Lotus, E.Leaven, Pearl
Street Bagels, Picnic, 18 Rabbits, and Creekside Market.
St. John's medical providers will be available to interpret results
from participants' wellness blood screenings. Wellness blood screening
registration forms and instructions, as well as information on scheduling
an appointment, are available at
teton blood screening. Appointments are available throughout the year.
St. John's trauma program will distribute a limited number of free
children’s bike helmets through funding by the St. John's Hospital
Foundation and Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC). Free Tdap
(tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) vaccines will also be offered to the
uninsured or underinsured.
St. John’s Diagnostic Imaging Department will also be sharing information
on its new 3D mammography, which provides better cancer detection and
will be available beginning this summer.
The Spring Runoff will start and finish at North Park, with parking available
at the Home Ranch parking lot. Start time is 8:30 am for walkers and 9:00
am for runners. Preregistered participants can pick up their bibs at North
Park beginning at 7:45 am. St. John's is underwriting discounted early
registration entry fees: entries received by 3 pm on May 6 are $10; race
day registration is $25. The entry fee includes a race souvenir and refreshments.
Register online at tetonparksandrec.org or pick up a registration form
at Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation or St. John's Wellness
A limited number of booths for exhibitors are still available. For information
and an application form, visit tetonhospital.org/healthfair2016 or call
St. John's Wellness at 307 739 7466.
The Health Fair is sponsored in part by Grand Teton Lodge Company, the
Centennial Diamond Sponsor of the St. John’s Hospital Foundation.
Media contact: Karen Connelly, 307.739.7380,
ABOUT ST. JOHN’S MEDICAL CENTER
St. John's Medical Center in Jackson, Wyoming, offers patient-centered
clinical excellence and community wellness services through a full-service
hospital, primary care, and specialty physician practices, and a long-term
care Living Center. For more information, visit tetonhospital.org
ABOUT ST. JOHN’S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
The mission of the St. John’s Hospital Foundation is to secure philanthropic
support to advance the mission and strategic objectives of St. John’s
Medical Center, including patient-centered care, clinical excellence,
and community wellness.