The Health and Safety Fair is sponsored by St. Francis Community Center, Long Beach Island Health Department and Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center. Health screenings, education, resources, giveaways and refreshments will be available.
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.
Medical professionals will be available for free screenings: vision, blood pressure, osteoporosis, cholesterol, blood sugar, stroke risk, skin, dental and more. 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: Bike Raffle, Free give a ways 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 St. Francis Senior Services at 609-494-8861 for more information. www.stfranciscenterlbi.org.