Annual Community Health Fair to be held

Annual event held by Parsippany Teachers

Margie Forman and Karen DeChristopher discussing Relay For Life at last years event

PARSIPPANY — Free blood pressure checks, advice on prevention and preparedness, low cost on site eye exams, free chiropractic and dental screenings are just a few of the many offerings awaiting Parsippany residents at the third annual community-wide health fair to be held at the Parsippany PAL Youth Center, 33 Baldwin Road, on Saturday, March 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Participants will be offered a wide variety of free services, ranging from cancer screenings to helpful tips on fire prevention, first aid, CPR and disaster preparedness, compliments of the Parsippany-Troy Hills Education Association

Parents with children ages 2-7 will be offered free, supervised activities on the “Fun Bus”, which will be stationed just outside the building.  Participating exhibitors include:

Parsippany-Troy Hills Health DepartmentLiterature and advice about EMS, pest control, general information, questions & answers
-St. Clare’s Hospital:  Free blood pressure checks, general information, Q&A;
-American Diabetes Association:  Literature and information;
-Source of Health:  Free chiropractic consultation and spinal pre-screening;
-Rauchberg Dental Group:  Free oral screenings
-American Red Cross:  Information and advice about first aid, CPR and disaster preparedness;
-Parsippany Fire Prevention:  Information, safety tips, literature;
-Rockaway Neck First Aid Squad:  General information, Q&A;
-American Cancer Society:  Information about cancer screenings;
-Community Blood Services:  Full blood drive, blood pressure check, blood type ID.
-Fun Bus:  Supervised activities for children ages 2-7 (11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.)
-Optical Academy:  Discounted eye exams and eye ware ($30/exam, $29+/glasses).  Reservation preferred. Click here to make reservations.