The free health screenings will include a cholesterol, blood pressure, bone density, vision, hearing and diabetes. The Blood Connection will be holding a blood drive from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. and donors are encouraged to participate in meeting this great need. Special activities for children and youth include a special children’s area with games and health and safety information. Health information will be available in Spanish and interpreters will be available.
“We are excited to have many new exhibits and activities this year,” said Peggy Dulaney from Bethesda United Methodist Church and this year’s Health Fair chairperson. “With eleven churches participating, we hope to reach many people with our message of good health.” The Health Fair is open to the public. Last year’s Health Fair attracted over 250 people.
The sponsoring churches are Bethesda United Methodist, Easley Chapel United Methodist, Fairfield United Methodist, John Wesley United Methodist, Mt. Airy Baptist, Mt. Pisgah Baptist, Mosaic Community Fellowship, New Foundation Baptist, Pathway Church, Providence Presbyterian and St. Luke Catholic.