2011-05-13 / Community

PHC, NYCHA Host Family Health Fair

A community health fair, sponsored by the Peninsula Hospital Center and the New York City Housing Authority will be held at the Ocean Bay Houses, located at 434 Beach 54 Street oh Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The health fair will include health screenings by PHC staff and assistance in renewing health care insurance coverage.

There will also be free health care give-a-ways, while they last.

Those who participate are urged to apply for New York State government insurance through Neighborhood Health Providers (NHP).

For documentation, those who plan to apply for NHP should bring proof of birth or immigration status, proof of address and a current proof of income for each person who plans to apply.

Children may obtain insurance regardless of their immigration status, an official at PHC said.

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