WOW AT 20. Hardin Mem­­orial Health’s Wellness on Wheels mobile health unit has been a staple in Hardin and surrounding counties for 20 years, providing a convenient one-stop shop for health care.

WOW, a traveling mobile unit, provides basic needs such as early detection and health promotion from health screenings and educational resources.

Free screenings include blood pressure, body mass index, cholesterol panel, blood glucose, health risk appraisals and more. For screenings such as anemia, cholesterol and thyroid, there’s a modest charge.

Staffed with registered nurses, WOW travels around the area, and it has been well-used: Officials say during the last 20 years, the mobile unit has provided more than 14,500 blood pressure tests, 7,000 blood glucose screenings, 6,800 cholesterol panels and more than 14,800 total clinic visits.

WOW is a recognized as a valuable health care option in Hardin County and beyond.