MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – WVU Medicine will celebrate the opening of its new clinic in Fairmont with a Community Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21.

The $13.9 million, 25,000-square-foot outpatient center is located off Downtown Fairmont Exit 136 of I-79, near the Fairmont Gateway Connector and behind the Fairmont Federal Credit Union. It opened on Sept. 25. 

Some of the scheduled activities include:

  • Free flu shots for ages 3 and up (while supplies last)
  • Free blood pressure and body mass index screenings
  • Blood screenings (list of available tests and costs can be found at
  • Meet the healthcare providers
  • Teddy bear clinic (kids may bring a favorite stuffed animal; bears will be available while supplies last)
  • Child seat safety checks by the Marion County Department of Homeland Security/911 Child Seat Safety Program
  • Rescue vehicle tours, including an ambulance and fire truck
  • Appearance by Monti Bear
  • Giveaways, raffles, and more

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For more information: Amy Johns, Director of Public Affairs, 304-285-7264