Eskenazi Health Center Pecar Hosts Family Health Fest

May 15, 2019 – Door prizes, free snacks, face painting, other fun activities and free health screenings will be available to everyone during the 13th Eskenazi Health Center Pecar Family Health Fest.

The Eskenazi Health Center Pecar Family Health Fest is open to the entire community and will be held at Eskenazi Health Center Pecar at 6940 N. Michigan Rd. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2019. A team of health care professionals will be on hand to answer questions and administer health screenings in a fun and family-friendly atmosphere.

Visitors to the health fest will have the opportunity to meet nurses who provide care at Eskenazi Health care sites and participate in a variety of free health screenings. In addition, knowledgeable personnel will be on hand at information booths covering a wide variety of topics, including but not limited to, mental health, nutrition, dental health, WIC, health insurance, care coordination services and much more.

“We take great pride each day in offering our world-class health care services to our amazing multi-cultural neighboring community,” said Dr. Deanna Reinoso, chief physician executive of Eskenazi Health Center Pecar. “We always look forward to welcoming everyone to the Eskenazi Health Center Pecar Health Fest, which allows all who attend the opportunity to explore and learn about the variety of services we offer at our health center.”

Health screenings available at the health fest include blood pressure, vision, diabetes and cholesterol, STD/HIV testing and much more.

Eskenazi Health Center Pecar, which is located on the Jim and Lois Ackerman Health Campus, provides a medical home for families in the areas of internal and family medicine, pediatrics and adolescent care, family planning, dental care and social services.

The center is one of 10 Eskenazi Health community health center sites located throughout Indianapolis. The center opened in 2003 to benefit Northwest Indianapolis residents and was established in memory of Philip and Vivian Pecar. The center is a collaborative initiative of the Marion County Public Health Department, Eskenazi Health Center and Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County.

This year’s health fest sponsors include the Marion County Public Health Department and Eskenazi Health Center. For more information about the Eskenazi Health Center Pecar Family Health Fest, please call 317.266.2901.


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