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SAN ANDREAS, CA – September 11, 2018- Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) will be holding its 20th Annual Fall Health Fair on Saturday, September 29th from 7am to noon at the Hospital Campus in San Andreas.
In addition to the many valuable services and information that will be available; this year the MACT Health Board, Inc. will have two of their Optometrists from their San Andreas Clinic at the 20th Annual Fall Health Fair to provide free vison and glaucoma screenings.
Over thirty community health related service groups will participate in this community-wide event. A wealth of information is available on topics such as; senior support and health services, ADD, ADHD, Autism Spectrum and Learning Disabilities, health insurance information, long term and short term care, various support groups will be in attendance, including experts in chronic disease management, mental health and nutrition. The low cost health screening and services include the five-panel blood analysis, including a chemistry panel, thyroid, complete blood count, lipid panel, iron for women, PSA for men, and vitamin D deficiencies ($45), and Bone Density Screenings ($20). Those participating in the blood analysis need to be fasting after 10pm the night before. Flu shots are free.
About Mark Twain Medical Center
Founded in 1951, Mark Twain Medical Center is a 25-bed, critical access hospital providing inpatient acute care, outpatient services and emergency services. The Medical Center’s Medical Staff represents a broad range of specialties that ensure access to high quality medical care in a rural community. In addition to being a major provider of health services, Mark Twain Medical Center is also one of the area’s largest employers. More than 300 people are employed at the hospital and its five Family Medical Centers. The Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health, the fifth largest not- for-profit healthcare system in the nation. Mark Twain Medical Center is also on Facebook.