9Health Fair Returns April 23 to Trinidad and Mt. San Rafael Hospital

TRINIDAD, CO – Mt. San Rafael Hospital is working with their partners at 9Health:365 (previously 9Health Fair) to coordinate the return of important health screenings for area residents this spring.  The annual 9Health:365 Fair has been on hiatus since the onset of COVID-19; however, this important Health Fair is making its long-awaited return Saturday, April 23rd, from 7:30am to 12 Noon at Mt. San Rafael Hospital.

9Health:365 can help you improve your health, strengthen your immune system, and get you on track to living your healthiest life.  Whether you’re hoping to monitor your overall health or discover your personal health risk factors, the 9Health:365 Fair has the screenings you need – at a price you can afford – empowering you to take health into your own hands.  The 9Health:365 Fair is designed to place a variety of life-saving health screenings under one roof, making it easy and affordable to learn about your health.  It also helps to promote health awareness, encourage participants to assume responsibility for their own health and to provide health screenings and information about potential health problems.

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 9Health:365 Fair will be following CDC guidelines for safety to include requiring masks and encouraging appointments.

 

Screenings available at the Mt. San Rafael Hospital 9Health:365 Fair include:

  • Blood Chemistry Analysis
  • Hemoglobin A1C Diabetes
  • Vitamin D
  • Blood Count
  • Colon Cancer Screening Kit
  • Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)
  • Testosterone for Men
  • Vitamin B12
  • Blood Type
  • High-sensitivity C-Reactive Protein (hsCRP)

 

  • FREE Screenings: Blood Pressure, Body and Balance, Height/Weight, Skin Screening, Stress Management Screening

Fasting is not required (optional) for blood screenings.  To best prepare for a blood draw, drink plenty of water and continue to take prescription medications.  People with diabetes should not fast.  Check with your medical provider for specific recommendations.  Attending a 9Health:365 Fair does not replace regular check-ups with your physician, and you are encouraged to share your results with your primary care provider for further diagnosis and treatment.

Registration for the Mt. San Rafael Hospital 9Health:365 Fair is available online and you will receive your results within two weeks after the Fair.  Please visit www.9HealthFair.org.  For questions or for more information, please contact Lynda Pachelli at (719) 846-8051.

 

About Mt. San Rafael Hospital

Mt. San Rafael Hospital is a 25-bed critical access facility serving the medical and surgical needs of Trinidad residents and the surrounding areas.  Our vision at Mt. San Rafael Hospital is compassionate staff providing quality healthcare services with regional partnerships to enhance the health, wellbeing and quality of life in our community.  For more information about the hospital, please contact Kim Lucero, Director of Development and Ancillary Operations, at (719) 846-8053 or via email at klucero@msrhc.org.

 

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