2008-06-06 / Top Stories

Children's Health Awareness Program

As part of Senator Malcolm A. Smith's annual health month, a Children's Health Awareness Program will be held on Thursday, June 5, sponsored by Neighborhood Health providers and North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, in conjunction with Walmart. This event is free and involves fun games, healthy snacks and health information, and will specifically zone in on childhood obesity. Other agencies participating include: Sickle Cell Outreach, the New York City Department of Health and the American Diabetes Association.

The event will take place from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Sorrentino Center, 1848 Cornaga Avenue, Far Rockaway. Contact Sen. Smith's office at 718-528- 4290 for more information on the health month screenings. Said by Smith himself, "A healthy future demands the right choices today."

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