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St. John Owasso and Owasso Public Schools Present Annual Community Health Fair

Event to offer free screenings, information and giveaways

 

September 12, 2014, Owasso, Okla. – St. John Owasso will partner with Owasso Public Schools and Smith Farm Marketplace to present the Owasso Community Health Fair on Saturday, September 20. The free event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Smith Farm Marketplace, 96th Street N., west of U.S. 169 in Owasso.

Attendees will receive free health services and screenings, including blood pressure checks, oxygen saturation readings, and physician and nurse consultations. Children are invited to enjoy interactive health games, view the inside of a Life Flight helicopter or bring their favorite stuffed toy for a check-up at the teddy bear clinic.

“Preventive medicine offers an opportunity for us to be proactive with our health and learn about possible risk factors, as well as appropriate ways to reduce those risks,” said St. John Owasso chief operating officer David Phillips. “Partnering with Owasso Public Schools to offer a free community health fair provides a great opportunity for students and the community to become more engaged in their health.”

Health fair attendees will also have an opportunity to interact with St. John health professionals to discuss relevant issues such as heart attack, stroke, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), smoking cessation, diabetes and more.

About St. John Owasso

St. John Owasso, the city’s first hospital, has served Owasso and surrounding communities through St. John’s promise of medical excellence and compassionate care since 2006. Conveniently located near U.S. 169 and E. 96th Street N., St. John Owasso has a 24-hour emergency department, state-of-the-art surgical suites, and all-digital diagnostic imaging, featuring CT, MRI, mammography and bone density scanning. St. John Owasso’s Center for Women’s Health is equipped with four spacious, modern birthing suites, eight post-partum and women’s services suites, a newborn nursery and a full-time neonatal nurse practitioner. A 70,000-square-foot medical office building offers easy access for physicians, specialists and outpatient facilities to the hospital.

 

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