HealthSouth Mechanicsburg 5K and Community Day During National Rehabilitation Week
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. – In observance of National Rehabilitation Week, held September 20 -26, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Mechanicsburg will host its annual 5K and one mile fun run/walk as well as a community day.
Registration for the 5K and one mile fun run/walk will begin at 7:30 a.m. with the race starting at 8:30 a.m. There is a $20 registration fee for the run which includes a T-shirt and proceeds will benefit the American Heart and Stroke Association.
The community day activities will be held from 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and include health screenings for caregivers, screenings for hospital services including balance and fall risk, family entertainment and crafts, and cars from the Blue Moon Cruisers car club. Complimentary food will be served from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
“The staff at our hospital is proud to take care of many people in our community when they need inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services,” said Mark Freeburn, CEO of HealthSouth Mechanicsburg. “Our annual community day is a way to give back to the community through an event offering education, philanthropy and entertainment.”
National Rehabilitation Week was established in 1976 to create awareness of people with disabilities and promote the benefits of rehabilitation. In 1990, a presidential proclamation designated the third week of September as National Rehabilitation Week, which has grown to include more than 7,000 organizations.
Questions about the event may be directed to Dennis Mahaffey at 717 691-4834.
About HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Mechanicsburg
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Mechanicsburg is a 75-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. Serving patients throughout central Pennsylvania, the hospital is located at 175 Lancaster Blvd. in Mechanicsburg and www.healthsouthpa.com.
HealthSouth is one of the nation’s largest providers of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based post-acute services in 33 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, and hospice agencies. HealthSouth can be found on the Web at www.healthsouth.com.
Source: HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Mechanicsburg