HEALTH FAIR

Saturday, May 3, 2014

8:00 am - 11:00 am

The annual Health Fair, sponsored by the Peter M. Sacerdote Family, offers an array of healthcare services, including screenings, informational sessions, demonstrations and educational materials. Throughout the morning, Nantucket Cottage Hospital staff, island wellness leaders and experts from Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners HealthCare will be available to meet with attendees throughout the main lobby and visiting areas of the hospital.

Offerings this year include:

  • Dermatology screening
  • Prostate screening
  • Glaucoma screening
  • Blood pressure testing
  • Body fat analysis
  • Postural, chiropractic screening
  • Glucose testing
  • Hearing screening
  • Cholesterol test (point-of-care lipid profile)

Education sessions and information:

  • Dr. Timothy Lepore
      Tick Talk
  • Mass General Hematology/Oncology Service
      Accessing cancer care on Nantucket

 

  • Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy
      Running analysis with iPad

 

  • Dialysis
      Preventing kidney disease

 

  • Imaging
      Tour our new, state-of-the-art MRI

 

  • Emergency Department
      Learn about emergency response on Nantucket

 

  • Informatics
      Accessing the online Patient Portal

 

  • Operating Room
      Understanding orthopedic surgery & colonoscopy

 

  • Pharmacy
      Prescription management advise

 

  • Patient Satisfaction
      Learn the importance of patient feedback

 

  • Quality
      Learn how we monitor quality and safety at NCH

 

  • Massachusetts Immunization Information System
      Learn about the web-based immunization registry

 

  • Swing Bed
      Learn how to recover from injury or illness on Nantucket

Community organizations on hand willinclude:

  • A Safe Place
  • Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention
  • Autism Speaks
  • Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket
  • Visiting Nurses Association
  • Access Nantucket
  • Mentoring Youth Nantucket
  • Bright Focus
  • Swim Across America
  • Family Planning

The Health Fair is free of charge and all screenings and demonstrations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To pre-register for the Health Fair, please complete the form below. You may also register at the door.

La Feria de la Salud de Nantucket Cottage Hospital es el 3 de mayo del 2014 de 8 a.m.-11 a.m. en el hospital, localizado en 57 Prospect Street, Nantucket. Para más información llame al: (508) 825-8250

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nantucket Cottage Hospital is an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital and a member of Partners HealthCare.