Banner Children’s Healthmobile offers open house, health assessments Jan. 26
PHOENIX (Jan. 11, 2013) – Banner Health will offer an open house to highlight its new “Banner Children’s Healthmobile” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Banner Estrella Medical Center, 9201 W. Thomas Road.
The healthmobile is a mobile health unit which will travel to schools throughout the Valley each week to provide primary care for thousands of uninsured and underinsured children. The new service begins Monday, Jan. 14.
The open house will include tours of the healthmobile, as well as free health assessments including Body Mass Index (BMI) and asthma screenings. The event will also feature an inflatable obstacle course, artwork activities, and an interactive Wii video game “Fit Kid” activity area.
Complimentary food and refreshments will be provided.
ABOUT BANNER HEALTH
Headquartered in Phoenix, Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country. The system owns or manages 23 acute-care hospitals, long-term care centers, outpatient surgery centers and an array of other services including physician clinics and home care and hospice services. Banner Health is in seven states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming.