facebook Eskenazi Health Center Cottage Corner Health Fair Offers Free Health Screenings

Indianapolis, Oct. 11, 2018 – As Halloween rapidly approaches and the leaves continue to change color and colder weather draws near, it is vitally important for everyone to maintain regular health screenings.

On Saturday, Oct. 27, Eskenazi Health Center Cottage Corner, the Indianapolis Fraternal Order of Police and additional community organizations are partnering to present the 23rd annual Eskenazi Health Center Cottage Corner Health Fair.

The Eskenazi Health Center Cottage Corner Health Fair will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1434  Shelby St. in Indianapolis. No cost health screenings will include blood pressure and dental screenings, as well as a limited number of flu vaccines for those 9 years of age and older. Macha Eye Care will also provide free glaucoma eye screenings.

In addition, visitors to the health fair will have the opportunity to meet nurses who provide care at the health care sites and Eskenazi Health will have knowledgeable personnel on hand at information booths covering a wide variety of topics including but not limited to nutrition, teen care, family planning, dental care, insurance, senior care and much more. Radio One’s 106.7 WTLC will be partnering on the event and will be broadcasting live during the fair.

As a special treat for all, healthy Halloween trick-or-treat snacks will be provided by Teamsters Local 135. Free parking and activities will also be available, compliments of the Indianapolis Fraternal Order of Police, located across the street from the health center. Youngsters may also look forward to exploring an Eskenazi Health security vehicle and an Indianapolis Fire Department fire truck.

Prairie Farms has donated 300 cartons of vanilla, chocolate and strawberry milk for the event and Eskenazi Health Pet Therapy will provide puppies for everyone to pet and hold.

“We’re excited for everyone in the community to visit the Eskenazi Health Center Cottage Corner Health Fair to take advantage of our free health screenings and learn about the many services we provide,” said Dr. Mark Tiritilli, chief physician executive at Eskenazi Health Center Cottage Corner. “Our medical experts look forward to speaking with our visitors about a variety health-related topics to improve their health.”

Eskenazi Health Center Cottage Corner provides health care services for the community in the areas of family planning, social services, primary care, and dental services. The center is one of 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis. For more information about the Eskenazi Health Center Cottage Corner Health Fair, please call 317.655.3200.



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