The $13.9 million, 25,000-square-foot outpatient center is located off Downtown Fairmont Exit 136 of I-79, near the Fairmont Gateway Connector and behind the Fairmont Federal Credit Union. It opened on Sept. 25.
Some of the scheduled activities include:
- Free flu shots for ages 3 and up (while supplies last)
- Free blood pressure and body mass index screenings
- Blood screenings (list of available tests and costs can be found at http://bit.ly/2zdiLqG)
- Meet the healthcare providers
- Teddy bear clinic (kids may bring a favorite stuffed animal; bears will be available while supplies last)
- Child seat safety checks by the Marion County Department of Homeland Security/911 Child Seat Safety Program
- Rescue vehicle tours, including an ambulance and fire truck
- Appearance by Monti Bear
- Giveaways, raffles, and more
David Rich, M.D., has joined WVU Medicine as its chief medical information officer. He will oversee the clinical information systems for all hospitals and clinics that are part of the West Virginia University Health System.
Pediatric patients with suspected or diagnosed spinal problems, like scoliosis or kyphosis, are now undergoing lower-dose imaging at WVU Medicine Children’s thanks to the EOS imaging system.