Eskenazi Health to Host Community Day Health Fair

Free health screenings and limited number of free flu shots will be available Oct. 14

Indianapolis, Oct. 2, 2017 – Eskenazi Health Center North Arlington in Indianapolis will host a Community Day Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., where free health screenings and a limited number of flu shots will be available.

Important information will also be shared about applying for various health care coverage plans through the Affordable Care Act, Healthy Indiana Plan – HIP 2.0 and other coverage options. Eskenazi Health has a dedicated staff of navigators to assist with health insurance enrollment, and a toll-free phone number – 1.855.202.1053 – has been used to connect with staff who can answer questions and provide assistance in navigating the various health coverage options available.

Health screenings provided during the health fair at 2505 N. Arlington Ave. will include blood pressure, oral health, diabetes, BMI and more. Everyone attending the fair will have the opportunity to receive free giveaways and win door prizes.

The Community Day Health Fair will also offer free information about mental health, women’s health, health insurance, nutrition, Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, adolescent health and more.

The event is being hosted by three Eskenazi Health Center locations: Eskenazi Health Center Forest Manor, Eskenazi Health Center Grassy Creek and Eskenazi Health Center North Arlington.

“Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is anxious to welcome everyone to our Community Day Health Fair to receive a wide variety of free health screenings,” said Dr. Broderick Rhyant, chief executive physician at Eskenazi Health Center Forest Manor and Eskenazi Health Primary Care associate chief medical officer. “We encourage everyone to come to Eskenazi Health for their primary care needs and this health fair provides the perfect opportunity to visit our outstanding Eskenazi Health Center North Arlington.”

Eskenazi Health Center North Arlington offers a variety of services that include pediatric, adolescent and adult primary care, OB/GYN, mental health, addiction services, social services, medical-legal partnerships, Health Me, financial counseling and a pharmacy.

Women, infant and child services are also available, along with services for teens from routine health care to treatment of emergencies and chronic illnesses. Programs include care for acne, sports-related injuries, menstrual issues, general illnesses, mental health screenings, smoking cessation programs and immunizations.

For more information on the Eskenazi Health Center Community Day Health Fair on Oct. 14 and available services at Eskenazi Health Center North Arlington, please call 317.554.5208. 

CONTACT: Tom Surber
Phone: 317.880.4793
Cell: 317.402.9327
Pager: 317.310.5972
Email: thomas.surber@eskenazihealth.edu