Morton Plant Mease Primary Care Hosts Community Health Fair|
Free Health Screenings, Seminars and Family Activities
CLEARWATER, Fla., (April 3, 2012) – Morton Plant Mease Primary Care physicians and their practice teams will host a community health fair on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at Countryside High School, offering health screenings, health seminars, healthy cooking demonstrations and fun activities for the family.
Health screenings will include blood pressure and blood glucose. Health seminars will be held on various health topics including nutrition and wellness, heart health and children’s health. Guests will be able to chat with health professionals including physicians and nurses, learn more about primary care, specialists, hospital health services and get information about how a patient-centered medical home benefits patients.
Family fun activities include: face painting, inflatables, balloon artists, and complimentary snacks and beverages.
The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Countryside High School located at 3000 State Road 580, Clearwater. To pre-register for this family health event, call (727) 953-6877, or visit www.BayCareEvents.org
About Morton Plant Mease Primary Care
Morton Plant Mease Primary Care is part of Morton Plant Mease Health Care and is comprised of more than 100 primary care physicians in more than 40 individual office locations in Pinellas, Pasco, and Hillsborough counties. Morton Plant Mease Primary Care offices were recognized as Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Homes from the Physician Practice Connections—Patient-Centered Medical Home (PPC-PCMH) and the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Level 3 is the highest attainable level of recognition. All Morton Plant Mease Primary Care physicians must be board certified in family practice, internal medicine and/or pediatrics and are reviewed annually for compliance with multiple clinical quality protocols as established by the group’s patient quality and safety committee. For more information on Morton Plant Mease Primary Care and its physicians, visit: www.mpmprimarycare.com
About Morton Plant Mease
Nationally recognized for health care excellence, Morton Plant Mease Health Care is dedicated to providing community owned health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. Morton Plant Mease Health Care is comprised of the following hospitals – Morton Plant, Clearwater; Mease Dunedin, Dunedin; Mease Countryside, Safety Harbor and Morton Plant North Bay, New Port Richey.
About BayCare Health System
BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 10 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need.
BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Women’s, and South Florida Baptist. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at www.BayCare.org.