St. John’s Episcopal Hospital is planning a back-to-school Community Health Fair on Sunday, September 14, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. The fair will be held on the hospital campus, at 327 Beach 19th Street in Far Rockaway.
Attractions are to include face-painting, clowns, exercise and healthy-eating demonstrations, book and toy giveaways, music, DJs, kosher pizza and burgers, and lots more fun for the entire family. There will also be enrollment for Child ID programs, Medicare and Medicaid, health insurance, and food stamps. Health screenings on offer will include pediatrics; body mass index; pharmacist and nutritionist consults; eyes; mental health; foot screening; HIV/AIDS testing; and more. There will be free health information. All giveaways, including school supplies, are offered while supplies last.
Gold Sponsors include Queens Nassau Nursing Home and Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, and Beach Terrace and Oceanside Care Center. Silver Sponsors include Four Seasons Healthcare Solutions CHHA; Healthfirst; PIP Printing of Inwood; and Stop & Shop.
Participants include Congo Juice; Diplomat Caterers; Far Rockaway Community Library; Doctors of the World; Fire Department of New York; Island Assisted Living; JCC of Rockaway; Jewish Home; Addabbo Family Health Center; Kosher World Pizza; New York City Parks & Recreation; New York Life Insurance; New York Police Department; Ocean Bay Community Development Corp; Queens Library for Teens; Ridgewood Savings Bank; Rockaway Artists Alliance; Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corp.; Rockaway Y; Rockaway Youth Task Force; Sorrentino Recreation Center; Traditions; and Visiting Nurse Association of Long Island.
The event is rain or shine. For more information, please call 718-869-7750.