Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Christian Light Missionary Baptist Church announce a Long Beach Community Health Fair will take place on Saturday, July 23rd. The event is free and open to the public from 10am to 2pm at the Christian Light Missionary Baptist Church, located at 620 Rev. JJ Evans Blvd. in Long Beach. The goal is to increase awareness of public health issues and chronic disease prevention.
County Executive Mangano stated, “This Long Beach Community Health Fair helps raise awareness of important public health issues and offers residents free access to health screenings and other important information on programs.”
Health fair attendees will have the opportunity to speak with local health professionals, obtain voluntary blood pressure, cholesterol and vision screenings, and participate in exercise and healthy food demonstrations. Blood donors are sought for the Community Health Fair as well. County Executive Mangano’s office will offer free senior and child identification cards.
Participants in the health fair include NuHealth Family Health Centers, South Nassau Communities Hospital, Fidelis Care, WellCare, United Healthcare, Planned Parenthood, American Red Cross, Sisters United In Health, the Nassau County Department of Health and the Nassau County Department of Social Services. Job opportunities will be available as well with certain participating companies.
For additional information, please contact Deacon-In-Training Marcus Tinker at (516) 297-0709 or firstname.lastname@example.org.