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Limited amount of free flu shots to be offered at health fair on Saturday, Oct. 26

Oct. 16, 2019 –The 24th annual Eskenazi Health Center Cottage Corner Health Fair will take place on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 1434 Shelby St. in Indianapolis.

Eskenazi Health Center Cottage Corner is partnering with the Indianapolis Fraternal Order of Police and additional community organizations in providing no cost health screenings including blood pressure and dental screenings, as well as a limited number of flu vaccines for those 9 years of age and older. Macha Family 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 teen care, family planning, dental care, health insurance, senior care, the Eskenazi Health Healthy Me program and much more.

An Eskenazi Health registered dietician will also be on hand to answer all your questions about adopting healthy eating habits.

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.

“We encourage the whole community to take advantage of our free health screenings and ask questions about health-related topics,” said Dr. Mark Tiritilli, chief physician executive at Eskenazi Health Center Cottage Corner. “Our annual Eskenazi Health Center Cottage Corner Health Fair provides a great opportunity for everyone to meet our medical experts and receive helpful advice.”

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

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