Knox, PA (August 20, 2021)
– Adagio Health will hold a series of “Mobile Health Celebration Days” throughout the month of August in northwestern PA. On August 24, the celebration will take place in Knox, PA Sharp Shopper located at 100 Knox Rd. from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The occasion will be marked with games, prizes and giveaways – and select health care services will be available all day long at NO COST for patients who qualify. Among the patients who can receive services at no cost: women and men who have no health insurance or who are underinsured, and who are in need of reproductive health services. COVID-19 vaccines are also available at no cost. Additional services that are available with insurance or at low cost include adult immunizations and screenings for diabetes and cholesterol. All services are completely confidential and provided by friendly, down-to-earth health care experts.
“Whether you are in need of care or just want to stop by and find out more about Adagio Health and win a prize, all are welcome at Adagio Health’s Mobile Health celebration days,” said Chief of External Affairs, Alicia Schisler. “Our Mobile Health Unit is incredibly clean and comfortable, and our health care providers are among the friendliest and most knowledgeable you’ll find anywhere. We want the folks in Knox to know that there is no need to drive long distances to access great care. Adagio Health is coming to you instead! And we are so proud to serve the patients and the community here in Knox.”
Adagio Health Mobile Unit Nurse Practitioner Gretchen Wolbert has extensive clinical experience in women’s health, and spent many years as both a CRNP and an RN providing needed services to students at Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
Women, men and teens are eligible to receive services through Adagio Health Mobile Health. Services are confidential, and patients can expect to receive excellent care in a comfortable, welcoming setting. Special safety protocols are in place to keep patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Adagio Health’s Mobile Health Unit is a 36-foot long vehicle equipped with a reception area, exam room, lab, and restroom. In additional to a modern and comfortable exam room, Adagio Health’s Mobile Unit offers an on-board lab for blood draws and screenings, and the entire vehicle is ADA compliant. A lift system for mobility assistance is available.
Available services include: Family planning and reproductive health care, annual exams, birth control (dispensed on-site), breast and cervical cancer screening, natural family planning, pregnancy testing, STD testing and treatment, HIV testing, PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis to protect against HIV), infertility services, COVID-19 vaccines, flu shots (fall), basic health screenings such as cholesterol and high blood pressure, adult immunizations, and more. Reproductive health services are available at NO COST for patients who qualify.
For more information about scheduling and partnerships, email Mobile Health Coordinator Erin Wallace at: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 1-800-215-7494
. On the web, visit: https://adagiohealth.org/mobilehealth
About Adagio Health
– Since 1971, Adagio Health has provided health and wellness services in Pennsylvania, and now, seven counties in West Virginia and five counties in New York. Health care services include family planning and reproductive care for women and men, breast and cervical cancer screening, and adult care basics such as immunizations and screening. The majority of patients receiving health care services are women who are uninsured, underinsured or need access to confidential family planning services. Adagio Health also serves thousands of children and families through education and nutrition programs including WIC and Power Up (SNAP-Ed), and tobacco cessation programs aimed at teens and adults. All services are provided through funding from foundations, the State and Federal government and in partnership with a variety of local organizations and other funders.