SVH holds informative health fair
MT. PLEASANT — Sanpete Valley Hospital (SVH) held a community Live Well Health Fair Aug. 11, in Mt. Pleasant, which welcomed over 100 community participants.
Several organizations were represented at the health fair in addition to Sanpete Valley Hospital. Life Flight was on scene, Emergency Medical Services, Dr. Tyler Jolley DPM; Eye Center of Ephraim, Huntington Dental, Central Utah Health, and many others.
Utah Highway Patrol and Safe Kids Central Utah Coalition were located on-site to conduct seat belt checks. During the event, two booster seats and two convertible car seats were given away.
Attendees could choose to get information about or participate in a variety of activities including ATV safety, blood pressure checks, diabetes information, Home Health, opiate prevention, depression, games, bounce house, sleep habits, stroke, visit the Life Flight helicopter and the Healthy Living booth gave out $10 free food vouchers.
Big Pine Sports is appreciated for donating an ATV helmet for the ATV Safety training drawing, which was won by Cameo Barlow.
In addition to visiting the various booths, those who attended had the opportunity to visit the food booth, where Intermountain Sanpete Valley Hospital gave away free barbequed turkey on-a-stick lunch plates.
Sanpete Valley Hospital is dedicated to providing high-quality healthcare for Sanpete County including general surgery, imaging, respiratory, sleep studies, lab services, OBGYN, as well as technology-driven telehealth services, to help patients stay close to home for their care.
SVH is a Level Four Trauma-Designated, Critical Access Hospital and is part of Intermountain Healthcare, a Utah-based not-for-profit healthcare system.
For more information, visit www.SanpeteHospital.org.