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Health Fair offered at Asubry UMC

By Staff | Aug 26, 2016

Asbury United Methodist Church will host a free Community Health Fair on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church’s main campus. Located at 4257 Kearneysville Pike, the Fair will be in held in the gymnasium of the Family Life Building. Medical doctors, nurses and other health professionals from Berkeley Medical Center, Shenandoah Health Center, Shepherd University Nursing Department, Boonsboro Wellness Center, the VA Medical Center and other community vendors will participate in the Fair.

This Health Fair is a community service intended to encourage good health and wellness. In addition to health screenings-Type-2 Diabetes screening, BP, BMI, Acupuncture and giveaways-health professionals will make presentations throughout the day. The schedule is as follows:

10 a.m. Hedwig Abbey – Dementia (from a Care Giver’s perspective)

10:30 a.m. Griselle Anderson – Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

11 a.m. Dr. Anthony Owunna – Men’s Health

11:30 a.m. Lisa Bloomfield – Techniques For Exercise/Stretching In Your Desk Chair

12 p.m. Dr. Dawn Jones – Heart Disease, Stroke and Medication Management

12:30 p.m. Dr. Ngozi Owunna – Musculoskeletal System

1 p.m. Andretta Brown – Geriatric Massage

1:30 p.m. Jodi Cooper – Diabetes

The entire community is invited to come out for a day of health education, wellness, giveaways and fun! For additional information, please call Asbury Church at 304-876-3112; or email info@4pillar church.org. Visit Asbury online at www.4pillarchurch.org.