The St. Francis Community Center is celebrating 42 years of good health and community support by hosting the Family Health and Safety Fair on Friday, April 20th from 10am to 1pm in the St. Francis Community Center gym, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township.
Medical professionals will be available for free screenings: vision, blood pressure, osteoporosis, cholesterol, blood sugar, hearing, skin, dental and more.
New for 2018 is the Ocean County Department of Solid Waste Management with their Residential Document Shredding. This program is open to RESIDENTS ONLY. Business and/or commercial documents will not be accepted. In order to conserve truck space, residents are limited to 6 boxes (or bags) of documents. Paper clips and staples do not have to be removed from documents. Unacceptable items include: x-rays, CDs, floppy disks, micro film and file folders.
Southern Ocean Medical Center will present How Healthy is Your Colon and you will be able to take a walk through a 12 foot colon.
The Long Beach Island Police Department will have a Project Medicine Drop Box on site to dispose of medication. Information will also be available on the following: Senior Services, Health Care, Alternative Medicine, Financial Information, Fitness, Family Services, Community Service, Ocean County Services, Counseling, Health and Safety tips.
There will be activities for Pre-School children: vision screening, Bike Raffle, free giveaways and a 10:30 Exercise with Meridian’s Hopscotch.
Admission is FREE and free refreshments will be available. Visit the Family Health and Safety Fair and receive many services under one roof.
Please call the St. Francis Center at 609-494-8861 for more information. Visit www.stfranciscenterlbi.org.