BRHC event raises health awareness


Bothwell Regional Health Center hosted HealthFest 2015 in the Education Center, next the the hospital, on Saturday. Vicki Wallace, of Sedalia, demonstrates getting a screening for cholesterol and blood glucose from BRHC Phlebotonist Sharon Eikle in Classroom No. 1. Screenings were free during the event and also included skin cancer and bone density screenings and flu shots. The medical center is celebrating its 85th anniversary this month.


BRHC Respiratory Care Practitioner Karen Zimmerschied CRT, helps Anna Lee Bail, of Sedalia, who will be 86 Oct. 22, take a pulmonary function test Saturday morning at the BRHC HealthFest. “This is great what they are doing here,” Bail said. The pulmonary function test along with medical equipment information, and sleep disorder assessments were being hosted in Classroom No. 4 at the BRHC Education Center.


State Fair Community College Associate Nursing Degree Students run-through taking blood pressure and pulse readings on each other while waiting for visitors at HealthFest in Classroom No. 1 on Saturday. SFCC nursing student Amber Tidaback takes the pulse of student Brittany Allen, while student Callie Washburn watches the blood pressure machine.


Pettis County Health Center participated in BRHC HealthFest on Saturday by providing flu shots and flu prevention information. PCHC Trinka Wiltse RN gives a flu shot to Elizabeth “Betty” Jones, 73, of Sedalia, at the event. Jones first filled out an information form with PCHC Clerical Assistant Maria Olmedo, on right, before receiving her shot.


Bothwell Regional Health Center hosted HealthFest 2015 in the Education Center, next the the hospital, on Saturday. Vicki Wallace, of Sedalia, demonstrates getting a screening for cholesterol and blood glucose from BRHC Phlebotonist Sharon Eikle in Classroom No. 1. Screenings were free during the event and also included skin cancer and bone density screenings and flu shots. The medical center is celebrating its 85th anniversary this month.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_TSD101915HealthFest-1.jpgBothwell Regional Health Center hosted HealthFest 2015 in the Education Center, next the the hospital, on Saturday. Vicki Wallace, of Sedalia, demonstrates getting a screening for cholesterol and blood glucose from BRHC Phlebotonist Sharon Eikle in Classroom No. 1. Screenings were free during the event and also included skin cancer and bone density screenings and flu shots. The medical center is celebrating its 85th anniversary this month.

BRHC Respiratory Care Practitioner Karen Zimmerschied CRT, helps Anna Lee Bail, of Sedalia, who will be 86 Oct. 22, take a pulmonary function test Saturday morning at the BRHC HealthFest. “This is great what they are doing here,” Bail said. The pulmonary function test along with medical equipment information, and sleep disorder assessments were being hosted in Classroom No. 4 at the BRHC Education Center.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_TSD101915HealthFest-2.jpgBRHC Respiratory Care Practitioner Karen Zimmerschied CRT, helps Anna Lee Bail, of Sedalia, who will be 86 Oct. 22, take a pulmonary function test Saturday morning at the BRHC HealthFest. “This is great what they are doing here,” Bail said. The pulmonary function test along with medical equipment information, and sleep disorder assessments were being hosted in Classroom No. 4 at the BRHC Education Center.

State Fair Community College Associate Nursing Degree Students run-through taking blood pressure and pulse readings on each other while waiting for visitors at HealthFest in Classroom No. 1 on Saturday. SFCC nursing student Amber Tidaback takes the pulse of student Brittany Allen, while student Callie Washburn watches the blood pressure machine.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_TSD101915HealthFest-3.jpgState Fair Community College Associate Nursing Degree Students run-through taking blood pressure and pulse readings on each other while waiting for visitors at HealthFest in Classroom No. 1 on Saturday. SFCC nursing student Amber Tidaback takes the pulse of student Brittany Allen, while student Callie Washburn watches the blood pressure machine.

Pettis County Health Center participated in BRHC HealthFest on Saturday by providing flu shots and flu prevention information. PCHC Trinka Wiltse RN gives a flu shot to Elizabeth “Betty” Jones, 73, of Sedalia, at the event. Jones first filled out an information form with PCHC Clerical Assistant Maria Olmedo, on right, before receiving her shot.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_TSD101915HealthFest-4.jpgPettis County Health Center participated in BRHC HealthFest on Saturday by providing flu shots and flu prevention information. PCHC Trinka Wiltse RN gives a flu shot to Elizabeth “Betty” Jones, 73, of Sedalia, at the event. Jones first filled out an information form with PCHC Clerical Assistant Maria Olmedo, on right, before receiving her shot.

Bothwell Regional Health Center hosted HealthFest 2015 in the Education Center, next the the hospital, on Saturday. Vicki Wallace, of Sedalia, demonstrates getting a screening for cholesterol and blood glucose from BRHC Phlebotonist Sharon Eikle in Classroom No. 1. Screenings were free during the event and also included skin cancer and bone density screenings and flu shots. The medical center is celebrating its 85th anniversary this month.

BRHC Respiratory Care Practitioner Karen Zimmerschied CRT, helps Anna Lee Bail, of Sedalia, who will be 86 Oct. 22, take a pulmonary function test Saturday morning at the BRHC HealthFest. “This is great what they are doing here,” Bail said. The pulmonary function test along with medical equipment information, and sleep disorder assessments were being hosted in Classroom No. 4 at the BRHC Education Center.

State Fair Community College Associate Nursing Degree Students run-through taking blood pressure and pulse readings on each other while waiting for visitors at HealthFest in Classroom No. 1 on Saturday. SFCC nursing student Amber Tidaback takes the pulse of student Brittany Allen, while student Callie Washburn watches the blood pressure machine.

Pettis County Health Center participated in BRHC HealthFest on Saturday by providing flu shots and flu prevention information. PCHC Trinka Wiltse RN gives a flu shot to Elizabeth “Betty” Jones, 73, of Sedalia, at the event. Jones first filled out an information form with PCHC Clerical Assistant Maria Olmedo, on right, before receiving her shot.

Photos by Faith Bemiss | Democrat

Sedalia Democrat

Photos by Faith Bemiss | Democrat

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