Ranzenhofer to hold Erie County’s largest Family Health Fair again

  • Free health services, screenings and information from more than 85 vendors
  • Free admission 
  • No reservations needed


Amherst, NY– State Senator Mike Ranzenhofer has announced that he will host Erie County’s largest Family Health Fair again this year. The event is scheduled for Saturday, August 2nd from 9 a.m. to noon at the Amherst Senior Center, 370 John James Audubon Parkway in Amherst.


“I hope that residents will take advantage of all the free health services, screenings and information at my upcoming Family Health Fair.  More than 85 providers will offer a wide variety of health screenings absolutely free of charge.  Be sure to join us at the 2014 Family Health Fair cause it’s never too late to get healthy!” said Ranzenhofer.    


Screenings/services offered to attendees include:

  • Balance & Fall Risk Assessments
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Bone Density Heel Scan
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Foot Screening 
  • Glucose Test
  • Hearing Screening
  • Medicine/Prescription Review
  • Mini-Reflexology Sessions
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screenings 
  • Skin Cancer Screening


Information will also be available on the following topics: 

  • Stroke prevention
  • Chiropractic Care
  • EPIC
  • Dental Education
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Medicare
  • Substance Abuse
  • Venous Disease
  • Nutrition
  • Celiac Disease
  • Gluten Free Diet
  • Health Insurance
  • Food Safety
  • Health & Wellness
  • Mental Health
  • Heart Disease
  • Cancer Support
  • Diabetes
  • Organ Donation


Senator Ranzenhofer’s 2014 Family Health Fair is co-sponsored by Kaleida Health and the Amherst Senior Center, in conjunction with Assemblyman Raymond Walter and Assemblywoman Jane Corwin. 


“This year’s Family Health Fair is going to be fun and educational.  Everyone in attendance will have access to important screenings and information that will ensure a happy, healthy life. I hope all my Western New York neighbors and their families can drop by to take advantage of all the medical professionals in our community have to offer,” said Walter.


“There is nothing more important than the health of you and your family. I want to thank my colleagues, Senator Ranzenhofer and Assemblyman Ray Walter, for their continued commitment to this outstanding annual community event. Given the vast number of vendors offering free services that promote maintaining good health and a healthy lifestyle, there will definitely be something for everyone at this year's Family Health Fair,” said Corwin.


For more information, residents can visit ranzenhofer.nysenate.gov or contact Senator Ranzenhofer’s district office at (716) 631-8695.