Owensboro Health To Host Free Public Event “To Take or Not to Take: Understanding Prescriptions” - Owensboro Health

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Published on July 21, 2016

Owensboro Health To Host Free Public Event “To Take or Not to Take: Understanding Prescriptions”

Local residents will have a chance to learn how to properly use prescription medications, at a free health resource forum at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

The “To Take or Not to Take: Understanding Prescriptions” event will be held from noon to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, in the conference rooms of the Pleasant Valley Center (the medical office building connected to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital). The event will be hosted in partnership with the Green River Area Development District and is free and open to the public. Free valet parking is also available to all guests and visitors to this event.

Topics covered at the event will include:

  • What to do if you can’t afford your prescriptions
  • How to legally dispose of unused medications
  • How to save money on prescriptions
  • How to help aging parents
  • How to know if you qualify for help from the Veteran’s Affairs medical system

For more information about this event, contact Care Partner Leah Lewis with One Health Clinical Integration at 270-688-3225, or call GRADD at 1-800-928-9094.

About Owensboro Health

Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves in Kentucky and Indiana. The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, nationally recognized for design, architecture and engineering and the only hospital in the world to be designated a Signature Sanctuary by Audubon International, Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, the One Health medical group comprising over 180 providers in 25 locations, a certified medical fitness facility, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center. Owensboro Health has been recognized for outstanding care, safety and clinical excellence by The Joint Commission, U.S. News & World Report and Becker’s Hospital Review. As the largest employer west of Louisville, Owensboro Health has 4,088 employees, and in FY 2015 saw 18,380 inpatient admissions and 823,072 outpatient encounters. A committed community partner, Owensboro Health provided grants of $702,924 in the last year to health, social service, education and arts agencies across the region. For more information, visit owensborohealth.org.