Published: 07/31/2013

Wellness Expo to Promote Healthy Living Being Held by Evangelical Community Hospital

Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a Wellness Expo at the Evangelical Fitness Center and 210 JPM Road, Lewisburg, on Saturday, September 14, from 10 am to 2 pm. The event will spotlight services, tips, classes and demonstrations from staff of Evangelical’s Fitness Center, Rehabilitation Department, and Community Health and Wellness Center.
 
The expo, being held in the Fitness Center along with exhibits in front of the building, will feature free fitness class demos, wellness lectures on safe walking, golf, and heart health and stroke awareness, educational information about nutrition and exercise, and health-related risk factor consultations.
 
Attendees will also be given a free pedometer when signing up to participate in the “10,000 Steps” walking program. This program challenges participants to walk 10,000 steps every day to promote a healthier lifestyle.
 
Free blood pressure and body composition screenings will also be provided.
 
For more information on the Wellness Expo, contact Evangelical’s Rehabilitation Services and Fitness Center at (570) 524-2600.
 
Evangelical Community Hospital received the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award in 2013 for the fifth consecutive year, making it one of two hospitals in Pennsylvania to be recognized for consistent, positive patient experience.
 
Evangelical is a non-profit organization that employs approximately 1,300 people and has more than 170 employed and non-employed physicians on staff. The Hospital is licensed to accommodate 130 overnight patients, 12 acute rehab patients and 18 bassinets. The Hospital serves residents throughout the Central Susquehanna Valley, including those living in Snyder, Union, Northumberland and Lycoming Counties.