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Published on June 20, 2008

Valley West Wellness Fair

June 20, 2008

Valley West Community Hospital kicks off summer fun with its Wellness Fair on Thursday, July 3, from 1 - 4 p.m.  An annual event, the KishHealth Wellness Fair is designed to share health, safety and wellness information with surrounding communities. Join us to learn about safety, environmental impacts and the health benefits of water. 

This year’s event is being held in an extra large tent on the north side of the Valley West Community Hospital campus. There the public will have access to more than 50 vendors and exhibitors in the health and safety field. Vendors include the Centers for Foot & Ankle Surgery, Northern Illinois Weight Loss Center, Sandwich Chiropractic Clinic, Babies ‘R’ Us, Foxland Respiratory Consultants, Country Insurance, Waters Dental Group, the Visiting Nurses Association, Energetic Health, DeKalb and Kendall County Health Departments, Fox Valley Family YMCA, Voluntary Action Center, A Beautiful You, Jazzercise, Country Insurance, Thompson Chiropractic Clinick, DCP/Safe, Ben Gordon, Suicide Prevention Services, Trinity Women’s Health Care, R.A.M.P., Curves, Sandwich Rehabilitation & Healthcare, Safe Passage, Sandwich Medical Clinic, Northwester Illinois Area Agency on Aging, Clary Sage Therapeutic Massage, Sandwich & Yorkville Family Practice, Shabbona Health Care Center, Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion, Fox Valley Health & Rehabilitation, Csiszer Eyecare Center, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, and many others including hospital departments and services. 

The Wellness Fair features activities for adults and children, including blood pressure screenings and body fat analysis, glucose finger sticks (2 hour fasting required), cardiac risk assessments and hand washing demonstrations, eye and hearing screenings by the Lions Clubs of Sandwich and Somonauk, as well as bean bags, a small boat themed photo tent, face-painting, jump castle, petting zoo, and tours of the Air Angels helicopter. Valley West Community Hospital will provide life vests and fittings for the first 100 children while supplies last. Water bottles and healthy snacks will be available at no cost. This event is free to the public. 

The KishHealth Wellness Fair is Thursday, July 3, from 1-4 p.m. on the far north side of the Valley West Community Hospital campus. If you would like more information about this event, please call 815.786.8484 ext. 3879. 
Valley West Community Hospital, a part of KishHealth System,  is, is a 2006 recipient of the prestigious Fire Starter Award, acknowledging Valley West’s passion for clinical, operational and service excellence.

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