2008-07-04 / Community

SJEH Starts Summer With Community Health Fair

By Miriam Rosenberg

A clown did face painting and gave out balloons during the afternoon. A clown did face painting and gave out balloons during the afternoon. St. John's Episcopal Hospital pulled out all the stops last Sunday at a health fair held on the grounds of St. Mary Star of the Sea Church in Far Rockaway. The hospital was represented by most of its departments. In addition, important health information was available for visitors. Cholesterol and blood pressure screenings were among the services performed free of charge to the public.

Almost all the departments of SJEH were represented at the June 22 health fair. Ices and cotton candy were given out to those who stopped by the hospital's tent. Almost all the departments of SJEH were represented at the June 22 health fair. Ices and cotton candy were given out to those who stopped by the hospital's tent. John Gupta (left), the CEO of St. John's Episcopal Hospital, poses for a photo with Father Jim Cunningham of St. Mary's (far right); SJEH PR representative Penny Chin (second from right) and hospital staff members. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg John Gupta (left), the CEO of St. John's Episcopal Hospital, poses for a photo with Father Jim Cunningham of St. Mary's (far right); SJEH PR representative Penny Chin (second from right) and hospital staff members. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg Cholesterol screenings were a popular stop for health fair visitors. Cholesterol screenings were a popular stop for health fair visitors. Nurses from Bishop MacLean Nursing Home (seen in photo) as well as technicians from SJEH, did blood pressure screenings. Nurses from Bishop MacLean Nursing Home (seen in photo) as well as technicians from SJEH, did blood pressure screenings.

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