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Ninth District to host health fair for kids and teens

April 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Health

Ninth District Long Beach Councilmember Steven Neal will conduct a “Healthy Kids and Teens Day” health fair, in conjunction with: British Petroleum; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; St. Mary Medical Center; Omega Psi Phi Fraternity; Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Department; and the Long Beach Health Department. The fair will take place from 10am to 3pm on Saturday, April 30, at Ramona Park, 3301 E. 65th St.
The participants will offer information and services on: child obesity prevention, finger printing, immunization, lead testing, asthma education, low-cost insurance, dental screening, HIV screening/AIDS awareness, drug and alcohol prevention, and mentoring programs. Also included will be physical-fitness demonstrations, such as aerobics, hip hop dancing, and proper weightlifting, as well as an opportunity prize drawing.
“The health and wellness of our youth is a high priority for North Long Beach,” Neal said. “This Saturday, you won’t find a better reason to bring the kids out the house.”

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