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UB and area care providers will host community health fair on October 21

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

University of Bridgeport Division of Health Services and 45 health care vendors will host their annual community health fair on Thursday, October 21, featuring free medical screenings, vision testing, prizes, and more.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wheeler Recreation Center, 400 University Avenue, Bridgeport.

“The Health Fair gets bigger and better every year. Individuals of all ages are invited to learn more about how they can care for their health, receive free eye, blood-pressure, and other screenings, and enter a free raffle to win various prizes, and said UB Health Services Director Melissa Lopez.

Some of the services to be offered will include:

  • Eye screenings from the Lion’s Club,
  • Blood pressure screenings,
  • Confidential STD testing from the state Department of Public Health,
  • Cholesterol screening,
  • Body mass index testing,
  • Free massages

For additional information, contact (203) 576-4487 or campusactivities@bridgeport.edu.


Media contact: Leslie Geary, (203) 576-4625, lgeary@bridgeport.edu.