The 4th Annual Fun Run/Walk for Wellness to benefit St. Josephs Foundation will take place on Saturday, January 26th.
What better way to kick off the new year than making a pledge to your health with friends, family and co-workers. Lets salute to an active and healthy 2013!
Presented in Partnership with In-Shape Health Clubs and St. Joseph';s Foundation, the 2013 5k Fun Run/Walk for Wellness will raise funds for St. Joseph';s CareVan.
St. Joseph';s CareVan is a 48-foot mobile health clinic offering free health services to people in our community who do not have health insurance and access to care. Staffed with a health care provider, a nurse and a clerk, our mobile health services is available to treat most minor, urgent health care needs. The CareVan treats acute problems such as fever, earache, upper respiratory infections, infections, sore throat, cold, flu and other illnesses. The services include screenings, health education, referral services, medical diagnoses and treatment. If the problem can';t be treated at the CareVan or requires ongoing treatment, the mobile clinic staff will refer the patient to a community physician or to one of the area';s many excellent facilities.
St. Joseph';s CareVan decreases unnecessary hospitalizations including Emergency Department visits and assist patients in finding medical homes.