New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) announced today that he will be hosting his annual Fall Community Health and Wellness Expo for families and seniors throughout Northeast Queens on Sunday October 3, 2010. The expo will take from 12 pm to 3 pm at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church located at 34-45 202nd Street in Bayside.
“This event provides Northeast Queens families, seniors and residents access to not only free health screenings but they can also obtain information on health and wellness programs and services here in our community,” Padavan said. “This is a great opportunity for residents to take a few hours and head to Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament on Sunday October 3 and learn more about what they can do for their health and the well being of their loved ones.”
Throughout the afternoon Northeast Queens residents will be able to access free health screenings, services and information related to their health and wellness. Free health services include spinal screenings, dental screenings, body fat analysis, glucose and cholesterol screenings, glaucoma and eye hypertension screenings, hearing screenings and blood pressure testing. Local health care providers and community partners will also be on hand with the most up to date information on health and community concerns.
In addition to the wide array of health care and community partners at the expo the New York City Board of Elections will be providing interactive demonstrations of the new voting system voters will use at the polls this Election Day.
Among the health and community partners scheduled to participate in the Padavan’s Fall Community Health and Wellness Expo on October 3rd are: New York Hospital Queens, Lexington Hearing and Speech, Cross Island YMCA, MTA-NYC Metrocard Mobile Sales, New York State Comptroller Office of Unclaimed Funds, Fire Safety Education Unit-FDNY and many more.
For more information on Senator Padavan’s Fall Community Health and Wellness Expo please visit www.padavan.nysenate.gov or call his Bellerose District Office at 718-343-0255