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Noble Hospital Announces Hospital Week Events

Noble Hospital will be celebrating National Hospital Week May 6th through 12th, 2012, with a daily color theme and special events that are open to employees and the public. Employees will wear the color of the day to show their spirit. The public is welcome to attend the health discussions and health fair on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Monday we will also be celebrating National Nurses Day. On Thursday, employees with 5 to 35 years of service will be honored at a luncheon. Friday will end the week with an employee ice cream social. 

 Colors of the Day

Are you REDdy for Monday?

Tuesday BLUEs Day

Go GREEN Wednesday

Think PINK Thursday

ORANGE you glad it’s Friday?

 Schedule

All programs will be held in Conference Room A on the Ground Floor at Noble Hospital, are Free to attend, and open to the public.

  • Monday, May 7th, 11:30am – 12:30pm, “In the Know” Health Screenings by Noble staff, including body mass index assessment, blood pressure evaluations, and blood sugar screenings.
  • Tuesday, May 8th, 11:30am – 12:30pm, Dieticians Allison Walker and Yurany Echeverri present “Healthy Summer Eating,” an evaluation of popular picnic foods and tips on how to make the healthiest choices from the many options on the table. Leave this discussion with ideas and recipes for healthy summer eating.
  • Wednesday, May 9th, 12:30 – 1:00pm, “Have a Healthy Summer” with Dr. Stanley Strzempko. A discussion on how to protect your body from the perils of summer—sun and sweat and bugs…oh, my! We will also have our skin analyzer machine available so you can see exactly how the sun affects your skin.

 National Hospital Day was originally conceived by a Chicago magazine editor as a public healthcare event that encouraged the public to trust in the city’s hospitals after the Spanish Flu outbreak of 1918, which killed more than 600,000 Americans. The event expanded to an entire week in 1953, and today every state celebrates National Hospital Week, which is sponsored by the American Hospital Association. This annual celebration serves as a reminder that hospitals are foundations of the communities that built them and nurture them, and that hospitals serve people in every community from all walks of life.

For more information, please contact the Community Development Office at info@noblehealth.org or 413-568-2811 x5520.

Noble Hospital is proud to be your community hospital.

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