Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader • Oct 16, 2019
Methodist Hospitals will hold its annual Free Fall Community Health Fair. This year’s theme is “We Love Gary” and will offer free health screenings that include blood pressure testing, blood draws for sugar, cholesterol testing, free flu shots, CPR Demonstration, Stop The Bleed Training and Demonstration, HIV testing, and free health information. There will also be raffles, give-a-ways, and refreshments.
The “We Love Gary,” Free Fall Community Health Fair is open to all communities of Northwest Indiana, church congregations, community schools, businesses, civic, etc. It will be held at St. Timothy Community Church, 1600 W. 25th Avenue in Gary on Saturday October 26, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Methodist Hospitals is a community-based, not-for-profit health system with two full-service acute care facilities in Gary and Merrillville, Indiana, that has been leading the way to better health for residents of Northwest Indiana for almost 100 years. Methodist Hospitals offers a number of award – winning programs, including its Neuroscience, Oncology, Heart and Vascular Institutes and Breast Care Center. Its range of services also includes Women & Children’s Services, Bariatric Surgery services, Emergency & Trauma services, Immediate Care Centers, an Orthopedic & Spine Care Center, Sports medicine, comprehensive Rehabilitation services, Behavioral Health and Home Health Services. It has earned Magnet® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation. Methodist’s Northlake Campus is a Verified Level III Trauma Center.