Mark your calendars for the Spring Forward Health Fair on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009.
The Health Fair, which starts at 8 a.m., is open to the public. Residents can register to get their free health screenings. They include screenings for cholesterol and blood glucose, bone density and Body Mass Index measurements and vision and glaucoma, all up to a $400 value. There also will be free health seminars throughout the day.
Health Screenings -Please Pre-register by Calling 1-888-359-3552
# Cholesterol Glucose - From Blake Medical Center. Fasting Required. 8-10 a.m.
# Body Mass Index - From Blake Medical Center. 10-12 p.m.
# Bone Density - From Blake Medical Center. 12-2 p.m.
# Vision and Glaucoma Screenings - From The Eye Associates. No Dilation Required. Bring driving glasses for distance vision screening
Health Seminars -Please Call to Reserve Your Spot (941) 729-6900
# Pharmacist Consultation - Pharmacist Stephanie Luker. 8-10 a.m.
# Heart Health - By Blake Medical Center. 9:30 a.m.
# Preventing Stroke - By Blake Medical Center. 10 a.m.
# Joint Pain & Exercise - By Blake Medical Center. 10:30 a.m.
# CPR Demonstrations - By Manatee Red Cross. 11-2 p.m.
# Lung Cancer - By Moffitt Cancer Center. 3 p.m.
# Skin Cancer Awareness - By Dr. Enrique Fernandez. 3:45 p.m.
# Pediatric Therapy - By Blake Medical Center. 6 p.m.
# Weight Loss & Nutrition - By Blake Medical Center.6:30 p.m
I'll be on site all day to answer any questions you may have and also guide you regarding your fitness goals.