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BCHA celebrates Men’s Health Month

Submitted photos Robert Messer smiles as he receives a YETI soft cooler for being chosen in the Barbour Community Health Association drawing to celebrate Men’s Health Month.

BARBOUR COUNTY — In celebration of Men’s Health Month, Barbour Community Health Association entered all male patients who visited the Myers Clinic or Belington Clinic for routine screenings from June 14 to June 30 into a drawing.

Patients had the chance to win a YETI soft cooler in the drawing.

The Myers Clinic received 111 entries in the drawing and the Belington Clinic received 118 entries.

Billy Workman, a patient of the Myers Clinic, won a YETI soft cooler in the drawing, and Robert Messer, from the Belington Clinic, was the winner of the second cooler during the drawing.

Every year, June is nationally recognized as Men’s Health Month with the purpose of heightening awareness of preventable health problems and encouraging early detection and treatment of diseases, including cancer, heart disease, and depression.

Billy Workman, a patient of the Myers Clinic, receives a YETI soft cooler for being chosen in the Barbour Community Health Association drawing to celebrate Men’s Health Month.

Health organizations from all over Barbour Country host various screening events and promote the importance of routine screenings and implementing healthy behaviors into everyday life.

Belington and Myers Clinics are federally qualified health centers that provide medical and behavioral health care and wellness programs to patients with insurance, Medicare and/or Medicaid and for those without health insurance through the clinic’s Health Access program.

The organization also operates Belington Wellness Center, Brandon Wellness Center, Philippi Wellness Center and AB Wellness Center.

Belington Wellness Center is located adjacent to Belington Medical Clinic and offers a wide variety of exercise equipment and exercise programs, along with a swimming pool.

Brandon Wellness Center is a school-based health center that offers a variety of nursing, preventive and acute care medical and behavioral health services to the students and staff at Philip Barbour High School in Barbour County.

Brandon School-based Health Services are offered to all Barbour County School students and families.

AB Wellness Center offers acute and chronic medical services to all currently enrolled Alderson Broaddus University students and staff.

The Philippi Wellness Center is located in the back of Barbour Chiropractic Center at 206 N. Main Street and has services designed to improve physical condition and health through exercise equipment and periodic workshops and seminars.

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