Saturday Offers Free One-Stop For Family Health And Safety – – Connecticut News

Saturday Offers Free One-Stop For Family Health And Safety – – Connecticut News

What you don’t know about your own health, or unhealthy situations around your home and family, can be harmful or worse.

But the 2017 Newtown Health and Safety Fair is a good place to discover and begin mitigating health or safety issues in your life, or the life of those you love.

“And the best part is, it’s all free,” according to co-organizer and Newtown Health District Director Donna Culbert.

Ms Culbert is putting the information-packed and potentially life-saving event together again along with local chiropractor Della Schmidt, longtime Newtown VNA volunteer Mae Schmidle — and a cast of dozens of the area’s leading medical, health, and safety practitioners.

Residents are encouraged to pop by the Reed Intermediate School cafetorium on September 16 between 9 am and 1 pm for the all-free four-hour event.
“Folks can take a quick spin around our vendor tables, or make a day out of it by taking advantage of flu shots and numerous health screenings being offered,” Ms Culbert said.

Among exhibitors and screening professionals on hand will be Access Health CT, Aqua Environmental Lab, Bethel VNA, a BLAST Tickborne Disease info station, the Newtown Center For Support and Wellness, Children’s Adventure Center, and local Commission on Aging, along with representatives from Community Health Associates, sponsor CT Tick Control, Danbury Hospital/Western CT Health Network, Dental Associates of Connecticut, and Dr Della Schmid.

Other exhibitors will include Families Network of Western CT, OSHA, Fisio Physical Therapy & Wellness, LLC, Friends of Newtown Seniors, Garity Associates, Scot L. Goldberg, DC, Joanne’s Fitness Studio, Masonicare at Newtown, Newtown…

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