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 6, 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.
This year, the following free screenings will be offered: skin cancer,
atrial fibrillation (heart), vision, diabetes (A1C), memory, blood pressure,
and adult concussion baseline testing. Physical therapists will be conducting
injury assessments and functional movement screenings. St. John’s
Audiology will offer vouchers for in-office hearing screenings. High school
athletes will be able to sign up for the teen heart screenings held on June 24.
St. John’s Medical Center trauma program will be providing free bike
helmets for children. Teton County Public Health will be providing free
car seat safety checks, and those in need of a car seat will be able to
purchase one for a sliding fee.
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
www.tetonhospital.org/bloodscreen. Appointments are available throughout the year.
Healthy foods and drinks will be donated by Creekside Deli, E-Leaven, Pearl
Street Bagels, Picnic, and Snake River Roasting Company, with tablecloths
donated by High Country Linens.
The Spring Runoff will start and finish at North Park, with parking available
at the Home Ranch parking lot. Start time is 8:15 am for runners and 9:15
am for walkers or those participating in the untimed fun division. Participants
can pick up their bibs at North Park beginning at 7:15 am.
Register online at tetonparksandrec.org or pick up a registration form
at Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation or St. John's Wellness
department. Thanks to underwriting by St. John's, the registration
fee is $10. Participants must register by 3 pm on May 5. There is no race
day registration. The entry fee includes a race souvenir and refreshments.
A limited number of booths for exhibitors are still available. For information
and an application form, visit tetonhospital.org/healthfair or call St.
John's Wellness at 307 739 7466.
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.