Mayor’s Wellness Campaign Sponsors 2009 Health Expo

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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.

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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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