HealthFest 2012- HGB Memorial Hospital

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HealthFest 2012

Saturday, March 3, 2012 8-11:30 a.m.

Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital, 321 E. Harris Street, Charlotte, MI

Free for everyone! Offering free screenings, health information and resources, plus a variety of interactive activities for individuals and families.

Everyone receives a “passport” at check-in, featuring a map to more than 50 exhibits and activities.  Participants will be able to:

  • Check blood pressure
  • Learn about bone density
  • Check cholesterol and blood sugar levels
  • Learn about new services for women
  • Gain awareness about cancer and its treatments
  • Activities for families and children including caricature artist, face painting, photo stop, crafts, healthy snacks and child safety
  • Enter various prize drawings

Families will enjoy tours of the EMS ambulance and the fire truck throughout the event, as well as an extrication demonstration at 11:30 a.m. in the hospital parking lot. The demo shows how paramedics extract victims following a car crash. Following HealthFest there will be a Youth Walk, along with a brief education presentation and prizes, at AL!VE, 800 W. Lawrence Avenue in Charlotte, at 12:30 p.m.