Free Community Health Fairs

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:

Jan. 25, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Hope Lutheran Church, 25999 Old 41 Rd., Bonita Springs
Jan. 29, 1-4 p.m., Sanibel Center 4 Life, 2401 Library Way, Sanibel
Feb. 13, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., First Christian Church, 2061 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Mar. 5, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Grace Methodist Church, 13 SE 21st Pl., Cape Coral
Mar. 18, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Grace Shores, 14036 Matanzas Dr., Fort Myers

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, hearing, vision, BMI, blood pressure, and foot health. Various health care community resources will also be available, as well as information on advance directives. Lee Memorial Health System will offer Heart Report Card screenings at the Feb. and March health fairs. An appointment is required and fees apply. For more information, please call 239-343-5292.

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