The Lee Memorial Health System Parish Nurse Program is teaming up with Right at Home In Home Care & Assistance and Shell Point Retirement Community to provide a series of free health fairs open to the public. With the help of sponsors, the Parish Nurse Program will provide wellness screenings to the Southwest Florida community at churches throughout the area.
The annual community wide health fairs will take place at the following locations:
Feb. 1, 9 a.m. to 1 2 p.m.- St. Michael Lutheran Church 3593 Broadway, Fort Myers
Feb. 7, 1-4 p.m. – Sanibel Center 4 Life, 2401 Library Way, Sanibel
Feb. 27, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Hope Lutheran Church, 25999 Old 41 Rd., Bonita Springs
April 5, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Cape Coral Faith Presbyterian, 4544 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral
Door prizes and healthy snacks will be provided for participants. Free screenings by health care professionals include: memory screening, varicose veins, balance test, pulse oximeter readings, glucose, skin cancer, spinal alignment, manual breast exam screening, hearing, vision, BMI, blood pressure, foot health, and advance directives. Various health care community resources will also be available.
The Parish Nurse Program is part of the Spiritual Services Department of Lee Memorial Health System. The Parish Nurse Program promotes holistic care of the body, mind, and spirit by addressing the spiritual and emotional needs of patients, families, employees, volunteers and faith communities. More information is available on the web at www.leememorial.org/spiritualservices, or by calling 239-343-5182.
The Annual Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course will be held May 2-10 to credential RN’s for this special Health Ministry. For more information please contact Nancy Roberts at 343-5182.