Free community health fair

stethoscope heartA free community health fair is taking place Saturday, Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Miami Dade College Medical Campus, 950 NW 2oth St.

Services being offered include glucose, HIV and cholesterol screenings, flu shots, a limited number of free mammograms plus, dental, vision and blood pressure screenings. There will also be information on prenatal care, diabetes, asthma, pet care and stress relief. 

At the “Stress Relief Zone” they’ll offer free chair massages, Zumba classes and nutrition information. Medical information from area agencies and medical providers will be available in addition to important information on the Affordable Care Act. Representatives from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) will be on site to answer questions.

Kids can enjoy a Children’s Corner with face painting, a bounce house and the Colgate Bright Smiles Futures Mobile Dental Van. Also, Healthy Matthew will to speak to children about physical activity, nutrition and dental care.

 Call 305-237-4445 for more info.


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