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Indianapolis, Oct. 31, 2018 – The Jewish Community Center Indianapolis (JCC), in partnership with Eskenazi Health, will host several events aimed at educating women on important health issues at a Women’s Health Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 14. The event will take place at the JCC at 6701 Hoover Rd.

The fair will include numerous free and vital health screenings for the benefit of all women in Central Indiana. There will also be a limited number of free flu shots for those who attend. The event will take place from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

“The JCC is committed to health and wellness,” said Cara George, the JCC’s personal training and membership specialist. “As a community center with a fitness center, indoor pools and sports and recreation, this is an event we’ve always wanted to offer and now with the help of medical professionals from Eskenazi Health, we can.”

Eskenazi Health providers and staff, along with staff from the JCC and the National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health will be available to answer questions and provide health screenings and demonstrations during the fair. The Arthur M. Glick JCC is located at 6701 Hoover Road in Indianapolis. Free parking is available on site.

Health screenings and demonstrations will cover such topics as flu shots, blood pressure, glucose/diabetes and cholesterol, BMI, skin cancer, mental health, women’s health, massages, first aid and more. For additional information, please visit JCCindy.org/womens-health, or call 317.251.9467.

“We greatly appreciate the opportunity to partner with the Jewish Community Center in hosting a Women’s Health Fair that will provide opportunities for women to receive the health screenings and education necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle,” said Dr. Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, a physician with the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, and executive director of the IU Health Center of Excellence in Women’s Health. “We encourage women to stop by to meet with the knowledgeable health professionals who will be on hand to answer your questions, and we look forward to seeing you during what promises to be an interesting and informative day at Women’s Health Fair.”

The day will start with a conversation by Martha Hoover, who launched her wildly successful restaurants and foundation, The Patachou Foundation, while maintaining work-life balance. Dr. Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber will conclude the day’s activities with a “Superwoman Syndrome" presentation on the importance of self-care.

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