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MEDIA CONTACT(S):
Rachelle Khalaf
Manager, Media Relations
MEDIA: 713-442-4919
4/5/2011
PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's Downtown Location Offers Free Health Screenings at Fresh Air Friday


WHAT
:
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Downtown, the official medical partner of Fresh Air Friday, will provide free health screenings to event goers on April 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
 
Fresh Air Friday is a free event hosted by the Houston-Galveston Area Council's Clean Air Initiatives. Attendees learn how to keep the city beautiful and about clean air programs that promote the use of alternative fuels, clean-engine technology and commute alternatives.
 
WHY: 
The eighth annual Fresh Air Friday will bring Houstonians out of their offices and onto Jones Plaza for fresh air, delicious food and beverages, live entertainment, great prizes and a free health screening from Kelsey-Seybold Clinic.
 
The Kelsey-Seybold Clinic free health screening will include:
• Blood Pressure
• SkinScope
• Body Mass Index
• Educational Material
 
WHO:
All Houstonians interested in learning about clean air solutions

WHEN:
Friday, April 8
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
 
WHERE:
Jones Plaza, at the corner of Smith and Texas in downtown Houston
      


 
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About Kelsey-Seybold

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston's premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in Houston's renowned Texas Medical Center. More than 480 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 24 locations in the Greater Houston area. Kelsey-Seybold offers quality medical care in 55 medical specialties. The organization operates the largest freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center in the state of Texas and offers state-of-the-art Varian TrueBeam and Varian Edge radiation therapy technology at a nationally accredited Cancer Center. An accredited Sleep Center, comprehensive laboratory services, advanced imaging and diagnostics, 17 onsite Kelsey pharmacies, and MyKelseyOnline, a secure web portal, are part of its comprehensive offerings. Kelsey-Seybold partners with major insurers to offer value-based commercial health plans. KelseyCare Advantage, a Medicare Advantage plan offered to Houston-area beneficiaries and affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, has achieved the coveted 5-out-of-5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for five consecutive years.

Kelsey-Seybold has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the nation’s first accredited Accountable Care Organization and a Level 3 (highest) Patient-Centered Medical Home. Kelsey-Seybold has many physicians in the Greater Houston area certified for excellence in diabetes and heart and stroke care by the NCQA. In addition to these recognitions, Kelsey-Seybold is home to a nationally accredited Breast Diagnostic Center, and Endoscopy Center.