WOODBRIDGE—Mayor John E. McCormac and the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign will host the 2009 Mayor’s Health Expo on Saturday, Oct. 17, at The Club at Woodbridge. The annual Mayor’s Health Expo & Municipal Alliance Day is sponsored by the Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services.
Visitors to the Healthy Woodbridge Expo 2009 can obtain reduced cost or free health screening tests which help monitor many medical conditions and provide vital patient-care information. Health Expo screenings include: blood pressure; total cholesterol check; prostrate blood screening; thyroid function; eye and foot exams, lung function testing and health-related information.
Free cooking demonstrations by Wegmans of Woodbridge target healthy diet and menu selections. The Municipal Alliance and “Mascot Max” will offer a free puppet show, exhibits and door prizes. Health Expo visitors will also find information on numerous health-related topics including Social Security, Medicare, pharmacy assistance, substance abuse, domestic violence and more. Area health care providers and medical assistance agencies will be on-hand to provide information on health-care products, services and programs.
There is a minimal fee and required pre-registration for the comprehensive blood screening and total cholesterol check; prostrate blood screening; Hepatitis B and C immunity tests, and tests for thyroid function T-3 and T-4, C-reactive protein and THS (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone). To pre-register contact the Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services at: 1-732-855-0600 x5026 or 5003.
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