2009-06-05 / Community

St. John's Episcopal Hospital Health Fair 6/28

St. John's Episcopal Hospital will hold a Health Fair on Sunday, June 28, together with Saint Mary Star of the Sea and St. Gertrude's International Feast. The health fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Saint Mary Star of the Sea Church, which is located at 1920 New Haven Avenue at Beach 20 Street.

There will be a bounce, maze, obstacle course, clowns, face painting, and giveaways and lots of fun for the entire family.

Free health screenings will be conducted for high blood pressure and cholesterol, diabetes, body mass indexing for children, depression, blood flow to extremities, as well as foot care. If you bring in your medications, pharmacists will check them for possible drug interactions and side effects.

Participants include pediatricians, nutritionists, pharmacists, nurses, social workers, Bishop MacLean Nursing Home, and Visiting Nurse Service of New York.

There will be free health information on breast self-examination, health care proxy, heart disease, diabetes, nursing homes, home health and much more.

For more information please call St. John's Episcopal Hospital at 718- 869-7750.

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