Eastside Health Fair set for Saturday


Published: Thursday, January 20, 2005 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, January 20, 2005 at 12:30 a.m.

Facts

5th Annual Eastside Community Health Fair

What: Medical screenings, including blood pressure, bone density, vision, HIV/AIDS, diabetes and hearing; information on housing, free legal aid, social services and pharmaceutical assistance; entertainment by the Flossie McClendon Drill Team, Friendship Baptist Church Dance Team and the Laverne Porter Dancers. Sponsored by UF Shands Healthcare and McDonalds of Gainesville.
When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Martin Luther King Center, 1028 NE 14 St.
Cost: Free For more information: Call (352) 265-7020

Get your health checked and find out about services you might be eligible to receive at the 5th Annual Eastside Community Health Fair, sponsored by UF Shands Healthcare and McDonalds of Gainesville.
Saturday's event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Center, 1028 NE 14th St., will feature health screenings, entertainment and booths by community groups and social service agencies.
Among the medical screenings will be blood pressure, bone density, vision, HIV/AIDS, diabetes and hearing tests.
Forty-five vendors who offer a range of services will have representatives from their organizations there to talk with you.
Kids' activities include a visit by Ronald McDonald and the tooth fairy.
The Flossie McClendon Drill Team, Friendship Baptist Church Dance Team and the Laverne Porter Dancers will perform.

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