Low Moor, VA, September 2015 – LewisGale Hospital Alleghany invites the public to attend its upcoming Community Event on Saturday, September 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the hospital grounds. The event will feature free health screenings, educational booths, and fun activities for children.

The community will also have the opportunity to tour the newly renovated Imaging and Emergency departments including the hospital’s new Wide Bore MRI. This advanced technology provides accurate, high-resolution images for more precise diagnoses. The Wide Bore MRI can also accommodate larger framed patients and those who have a fear of confined spaces.

Other event highlights include:

  • Free health screening (blood pressure, blood sugar, bone density)
  • Information on healthcare programs at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College
  • Information on organ donation
  • Childhood obesity education
  • Needle disposal available
  • Car seat safety checks
  • Free food, including ice cream

LewisGale Hospital Alleghany has partnered with several organizations and local businesses to bring this event to the community.

“As a community hospital, we are not only committed to providing high-quality healthcare but also promoting wellness,” said Charlotte Tyson, CEO, LewisGale Hospital Alleghany. “We hope this health fair will educate and inspire our residents to live healthier lives and to learn more about services we provide.”