Genesis Black Lung & Respiratory Health Clinic Offers Free Health Fair - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

Published on June 09, 2014

Genesis Black Lung & Respiratory Health Clinic Offers Free Health Fair

Zanesville, OH (June 9, 2014)The Genesis Black Lung & Respiratory Health Clinic is offering a free Coal Miners Health Fair on Thursday, June 19. The health fair is open to active or retired coal miners or anyone who’s ever been exposed to coal dust through employment.

“The Coal Miners Health Fair provides an opportunity for people in our community to obtain free screenings and possibly detect health problems that might otherwise go unnoticed,” said Yvonne Adair, RPFT, CRT, RCP, Outpatient Respiratory Consultant, Genesis Black Lung & Respiratory Health Clinic.

The screenings include respiratory, blood sugar, blood pressure/stroke awareness, DermaView skin screenings, body fat analysis, grip strength testing and more. A nurse practitioner will be available to review screening results, and representatives from the Department of Labor will also take applications for black lung benefits and answer questions.

The Coal Miners Health Fair is from 9 a.m. to noon at the Coshocton County Senior Center, 201 Browns Lane, Coshocton. Registration is not required. For more information, call the Genesis Black Lung & Respiratory Health Clinic at (740) 454-4328.

About Genesis HealthCare System

Genesis is an integrated healthcare delivery system based in Southeastern Ohio. The system includes Genesis Hospital, a not-for-profit hospital in Zanesville; centers of excellence including Respiratory, Women’s & Children’s, Emergency & Trauma, Cancer Services; Neurosciences & Orthopedics; Center of Surgical Excellence; the Heart and Vascular Institute, an extensive network of more than 300 physicians; and multiple outpatient care centers throughout the region. Affiliates of Genesis include Northside Pharmacies, Northside Oxygen & Medical Equipment Company, Genesis Community Ambulance Service, Genesis Children’s Center and more. Better Begins Here.

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