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Community Health Fair is Saturday

Submitted by on 1, October 16, 2009 – 5:45 amNo Comment

img_1187Alameda Hospital is holding its Community Health Fair 2009 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, October 17 at the hospital, which is at 2070 Clinton Avenue. The event is free and open to the public.

They’re offering a host of free health screenings, including vascular, podiatry and blood pressure screenings, blood glucose testing for diabetes and more. Cholesterol and osteoporosis screenings will be available for a fee.

Flu shots will also be available to people who are 60 and older and people with chronic medical conditions, while supplies last.

The fair’s organizers have also assembled a host of kids’ services, including free bike helmets for kids under 12, Kid Care Photo IDs, information on flu prevention, nutrition and more.

They’ll also have chair massage, low-cost disaster kits, and information on flu, injury and cancer prevention. And secure, valet bike parking provided by BikeAlameda.

For more information (or to schedule an appointment for a vascular screening), call 814-4362.

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