OLBH Cardiac and Pulmonary Fair scheduled for Aug. 24

Published 8:37 am Friday, August 9, 2019

RUSSELL — Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital (OLBH) will host the OLBH Cardiac and Pulmonary Fair Saturday, Aug. 24.

The free event will take place from 8 a.m. until noon at the Human Motion Vitality Center on the hospital campus.

The OLBH Cardiac and Pulmonary Fair will include health screenings, informational booths and educational sessions featuring question and answer sessions with OLBH physicians. Free health screenings will include checks of cholesterol, blood pressure, glucose and the availability of EKGs to test the heart’s electrical activity to detect any issues. Informational booths will feature the topics of COPD, pneumonia, and heart disease.

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OLBH physicians will be present throughout the fair, with the specialists providing educational sessions that include the opportunity for attendees to ask questions. The session schedule is:

• Cardiologist Michele Friday, M.D., 8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

• Cardiologist Charles Rhodes, M.D., 9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

• Pulmonologist Michael Ehrie, M.D., 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Following the physician presentations, a healthy cooking demonstration will take place beginning at 11:30 a.m. Snacks will be available at the fair and attendees are eligible to win door prizes. RSVPs are not required to attend.

For more information concerning the OLBH Cardiac and Pulmonary Fair, contact the OLBH CareLine at 606-833-CARE (2273). For more information on OLBH visit BonSecours.com.