FirstLight’s Women’s Health Event A Success

Monday, November 7th, 2011 at 8:18 am

The third annual Women’s Health Event hosted by FirstLight Health System was a big success with over two hundred women enjoying the night dedicated to their health. Employees at FirstLight welcomed the opportunity to provide information, education and needed health screenings to the community in a fun and relaxed atmosphere at Trailview School. “We are committed to ensuring that healthcare is accessible to all our community members and the Health Event was an excellent opportunity to meet this commitment.” Says Randy Ulseth, FirstLight CEO. The Women’s Health Event was an opportunity to get your flu shot, visit with health care professionals, participate in health screenings and assessments, and listen to exciting speakers.

Women’s Health Provider, Heidi Deutschlander presented on the topic of women’s health with important advice on maintaining health and wellness throughout a lifetime. O’Neal Hampton Jr. of “Biggest Loser” fame was the featured speaker at the Women’s Health Event. His message was one of inspiration and was a moving presentation of his life and weight loss journey. Dr. Patrick Oakes, FirstLight surgeon, was another featured speaker at the event. He discussed varicose veins and surgical treatment advancements and options.

“The departments here at FirstLight were so excited to show off their expertise and booths! They worked so hard and I know that they love the opportunity to interact with our community.” Says Dawn Plested, FirstLight Marketing Director. “we are just so privileged to be a part of this community and we are honored to have a chance to give back.” The Health Events for Women and Men are an annual tradition for FirstLight Health System, so mark your calendars for the Men’s Health Event on Thursday, January 26th, 2011 or for the Women’s Health Event next year and plan to attend!

FirstLight Health System is located at the junction of Highways 65 and 23 in Mora. The main telephone numbers are 320-679-1212, 320-629-9993 and 800-245-5671. More information about FirstLight Health System can be found at www.firstlighthealthsystem.org.

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