Hospital Provides Free Health Screenings to City of Palm Coast Employees

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PALM COAST, Fla., May 24, 2016 On May 19, Florida Hospital Flagler provided free health screenings to 80 City of Palm Coast employees. The screenings included blood pressure, pulse oxygen, carbon monoxide, body mass index (BMI), diabetes testing and musculoskeletal assessment.

By using our resources to help our community on a more personal level, we are taking our mission of extending the healing ministry of Christ a step further, said JoAnne King, Florida Hospital Flagler chief operating officer. Screenings like these are important to a healthy life, so by bringing our services out beyond the hospital's walls, we are furthering that healing ministry.

All of the employees who participated also received a one-on-one consultation with a registered nurse, during which they had the opportunity to review their results.

About Florida Hospital Flagler

Florida Hospital Flagler is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 46 hospital campuses and nearly 8,200 licensed beds in 10 states. With 99-beds, Florida Hospital Flagler is one of the six Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties that composes the Florida Hospital East Florida Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region has 899 beds and nearly 5,900 employees. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region collectively contributed nearly $120 million in benefits in 2015 to the underprivileged, the community's overall health and wellness and spiritual needs, and capital improvements.

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