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Penn State Worthington Scranton Hosts Children’s Health Fair

4/5/2010 —

A free Children's Health Fair will be held on Saturday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Penn State Worthington Scranton's Multi-Purpose Building.

Sponsored by Worthington Scranton’s Nursing Department, and funded through a grant from the Robert Y. Moffat Family Charitable Trust, the fair will bring together a variety of health care providers/professionals and other organizations and individuals that offer services that promote the safety and well-being of young children.

The Children’s Health Fair is geared toward children ages 5 through 12.  Those attending will be able to take advantage of a variety of demonstrations and services, including:

·       Child ID program

·       Home Safety

·       Bike Safety

·       Pet Safety (therapy dogs)

·       Effective Hand Washing demonstration

·       Healthy Eating

·       Scoliosis Screening – Back Safety

·       Injury Prevention & Exercise

·       Dental Hygiene

·       Fire Safety _ “Smoke House”

·       Ambulance Tour

·       Sun & Skin Safety

·       Community Resources   

·       Height, Weight, and Blood Pressure Screenings

·       Hearing Screenings

Children will also receive a free PSU drawstring backpack and be eligible for special prizes and get to enjoy face painting, juggling, magic and more.

For more information, contact Penn State Worthington Scranton’s Nursing Department at 963-2644.

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