Outreach

 

IMG_4582Pocahontas Memorial Hospital recognizes the importance of community outreach and demonstrates its commitment to the folks of Pocahontas County by sponsoring a variety of special projects and events.

Monthly Events:

  • Diabetes Support Group (Visit the Diabetes Education page for more information!)
  • Senior Luncheons (Vist our Events page for dates!)
  • Be Tobacco Free – Tobacco Cessation Support Group
  • Exercise Program at Senior Centers
  • Glucose and Blood Pressure Checks at Senior Centers

Annual Events:

  • Youth Health Fair – held in July
  • Annual Health Fairs – blood screenings and health information
  • Relay for Life
  • Breast Cancer Awareness activities
  • Dining with Diabetes classes
  • Spring Fling Dance at the Opera House
  • Community Easter Egg Hunt
  • Marlinton Christmas Parade
  • Community Bazaar (hosted by Auxiliary)
  • “100 Miles in 100 Days” walking challenge
  • Free blood pressure and glucose checks at summer fairs and festivals
  • Backpack and School Supply Drive
  • Thanksgiving Food Drive
  • Christmas Toy Drives

School Activities:

  • Cardiac Project for 5th graders
  • Education for school service personnel
  • Available for Mentorship Fairs and Career Days
  • “Don’t Mess with Meds” educational program for elementary students
  • Healthy lifestyles reading program for elementary students

Workplace Services:

  • Flu Vaccine Clinics
  • Employment physicals
  • Drug screenings
  • Employee Wellness Days

We Support:

  • Pocahontas County 4-H
  • Pocahontas County FFA
  • Warrior Sports
  • Warrior Football Broadcasting on WVMR
  • Mountaineer Football Broadcasting on WVMR
  • Space Race Rumpus
  • Marlinton Wellness Center
  • Green Bank Wellness Center

For more information about Pocahontas Memorial Hospital’s Outreach Projects, please contact Susan Wilkins at 304-799-7400 ext. 1009.

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