Methodists Hospitals partners with community organizations for spring community health fair

2013-05-17T12:46:00Z Methodists Hospitals partners with community organizations for spring community health fairEvelyn Morrison | Manager, Marketing and Corporate Communications for Methodist Hospitals nwitimes.com

MERRILLVILLE | Methodist Hospitals will host their Annual Spring Community Health Fair this year at the Gary Southshore Railcats Stadium.

In previous years this event has been held at the Methodist Midlake Campus. This year’s event has been moved to the Gary Southshore Railcats, and is being co-sponsored by the Railcats, Strack & VanTil, Fuel Fitness and the Lake County Minority Health Coalition.

The following activities is a sampling of the offering at this year’s health fair:

•Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar, Cholesterol, Bone Density, PSA and Body Mass Index screenings

•Heart Attack, Stroke, and Lung Cancer Risk Assessments

•Foot Care Clinic

•Diabetes Education

•Zumba and Senior Sneaker demos provided by Fuel Fitness

•Raffle prizes and discounted coupons to attend the Gary Southshore Railcats game at 2 p.m.

•And much more

The event will be held on May 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Health Fair will be followed by the Gary Southshore Railcats game at 2 p.m. Gates open at 1 p.m.

The RailCats' stadium is located at One Stadium Plaza, Diamond Center, Gary.

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