Men's Health Event

The Medical Center of Aurora to Host Men's Health Event

Aurora, CO, September 7, 2010 - HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) will host a Mens’s Health Event on Sept. 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event engages men in strategies to reduce cholesterol levels, become physically active and take steps towards a healthier lifestyle. The Medical Center of Aurora is located at 1501 S. Potomac St., in Aurora.

Participants can enjoy food, music, Broncos cheerleaders, flu shots, informal consultations and Miles the Broncos mascot. Participants will also receive recreation advice and ideas, special deals and vendor information. The Aurora Fire Department and Police Department will be taking part in the event by answering questions and participating in activities. Health and safety information will also be available.

“We each have our own health and fitness goals and it is important for each individual to understand their health needs,” said John Hill, president and CEO of The Medical Center of Aurora. “The Men’s Health Event is an opportunity for men to ask the questions about their health they may typically bypass with their physician.”

For more information about the Men’s Health Event or The Medical Center of Aurora, please visit www.auroramed.com or call 303-695-2600.

About The Medical Center of Aurora

The Medical Center of Aurora, the first community hospital in the Denver Metro area to receive Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence, is an acute care hospital with specialization in cardiovascular services, neurosciences, oncology, surgery and women’s services. The Medical Center of Aurora also has Primary Stroke Certification.

The hospital is a Level II trauma center, serving the eastern metro area and I-70 corridor with emergency care, EMS education and support. Licensed for 346 beds, the facility is located at Interstate 225 and Mississippi in Aurora, Colo., and encompasses South and North Campus locations along with Centennial Medical Plaza in the southeast metro area. Selected as “The Best Company to Work for in Colorado” (2007), the hospital and its three campuses are part of the HealthONE System of Excellence.

HealthONE is the largest healthcare system in the metro Denver area with 8,500 employees and 3,000 affiliated physicians. Named Colorado’s “Best Company for Working Families” – large business category (2004, 2005, 2006), the health system was created in 1995 as a 50/50 joint venture between non-profit The Colorado Health Foundation and various affiliates of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA).