Memorial Convenient Care In Cleveland To Hold Open House Aug. 2

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Memorial Health Partners Foundation has invited Cleveland community  to tour the new facility at the Memorial Convenient Care Open House from 12-4 p.m. on Saturday, August 2. Memorial Convenient Care is located at Mouse Creek - Publix Center, 645 Paul Huff Parkway NW Suite 105, Cleveland.

The open house will feature tours of the facility, health screenings and the community will meet the health care providers as well as other staff members.
These activities and screenings will be available:

• Bone density screening
• Waist-to-hip ratio / Body mass index screening
• Blood pressure screening
• Free Child ID kits provided
• Mole Patrol (skin cancer screening)
• Memorial Ambulance on site for “touring”

Insulated lunch bags given out to the first 100 visitors and light refreshments and other giveaways will be available. Everyone is welcome.

Memorial Convenient care is open seven days a week and will treat adults and children for minor illness and injuries that do not require a trip to the hospital emergency room. The clinic will also offer a full range of employer healthcare services, school and sports physicals and flu shots. Memorial Convenient Care accepts most commercial insurance as well as Medicare and Medicaid.

For more information call 790-7750.

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