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August 2, 2011 > Get Ready for the Fremont Festival of the Arts

Get Ready for the Fremont Festival of the Arts

Washington Hospital Booth to Showcase a Variety of Programs and Services

For the seventh consecutive year, Washington Hospital will stage an information booth at the upcoming Fremont Festival of the Arts on the weekend of August 6-7. People attending the festival are encouraged to stop by and visit the booth to learn more about the Hospital's community services and top-notch medical programs. Hospital representatives from several departments will be available during the festival to advise members of the community about specific medical services, classes, and resources that are accessible throughout the Washington Hospital Healthcare System.


Come and Say Hello!

Staffing this year's booth will be members of the Washington Women's Center, Childbirth and Parenting Services, Washington Urgent Care, Washington Outpatient Imaging Center, the Washington Hospital Green Team and Washington Hospital Service League.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn about the Washington On Wheels (W.O.W.) Mobile Health Clinic, the free Washington Hospital Health Insurance Information Service and the resources available at the Washington Hospital Community Health Resource Library. Attendees are more than welcome to say hello and meet our friendly staff.

People attending the festival are also invited to stop by and visit with staff members of the InHealth Channel. InHealth, Channel 78 recently celebrated its fourth anniversary and members of the InHealth team will be on hand to answer questions and ask people what they like most about the current programming and what kind of programs they would like to see in the future.


Washington Women's Center Education Classes

The Washington Women's Center mission is to get women started on the path to good health and keep them going with programs geared especially for women. During the festival, participants are encouraged to take a moment to check out our growing list of wellness and education services, including the Women's Center wellness massage service.

Washington Women's Center offers monthly classes including their popular Lunch and Learn sessions where expert clinicians speak on a women's health topic from Noon to 1 p.m. The Women's Center also offers an Evening Lecture Series every month from 7 to 8 p.m. To see a list of upcoming classes, visit www.whhs.com/womenscenter and register online at www.whhs.com.


Washington Hospital Is Going Green

Washington Hospital recognizes the critical link between the health of each individual and the health of the environment. As the hospital reaffirms its commitment to promoting a healthier community, it's taking a leading role in environmental awareness.

At the Fremont Art & Wine Festival, members of the Hospital's Green Team will discuss how to better recycle at home and help people fill out Stop Junk Mail kits. This effort can help eliminate tons of paper waste per year, conserve trees and prevent the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. To learn more about the Hospital's Green Team, visit www.whhs.com/green

The Washington Hospital booth will be located in the Business Alley portion of the Fremont Festival of the Arts. The Business Alley is located on State Street between Capitol Avenue and Beacon Street. Hospital staff will be present on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Be sure to come and see us!


Fremont Art & Wine Festival Parking Fundraiser

Festival spectators are invited to park their cars in the Washington West parking lot located at 2500 Mowry Avenue during the weekend festival. The $5 parking fee supports the many charitable efforts of the Washington Hospital Employee Association (WHEA). WHEA supports many local organizations including: The Salvation Army, Abode Services, Tri-City Volunteers, SAVE, One Child and Rotary International by raising funds through drives and fundraising events such as the annual Fremont Festival of the Arts.

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