Ranzenhofer Sponsors Erie County’s Largest Health Fair

Free health services and screenings from 85 organizations

Amherst, NY– A total of 85 organizations will provide free health information, services and screenings to residents at Senator Ranzenhofer’s Family Health Fair. The event is scheduled for Saturday, August 5th from 9 a.m. to noon at the Amherst Senior Center, 370 John James Audubon Parkway in Amherst.

“It’s never too late to get healthy. That is why I am encouraging residents to take advantage of all of the screenings at Erie County’s largest Family Health Fair. I applaud our event co-sponsors, community partners and health providers for promoting a healthy lifestyle in our community,” said Ranzenhofer.    

Screenings and services available to attendees include:
 
• Retina Scan
• Spinal Screening
• BMI Reading
• Blood Pressure Check
• Bone Density Heel Scan
• Cholesterol Screening
• Foot Screening 
• Glucose Test
• Hearing Screening
• Medicine/Prescription Review
• Vial of Life Program
• Mental Health Screenings
• Prevnar Vaccination
• Flu Shot
• Prostate Cancer Screening 
• 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
• Smoking Cessation
• Gluten Free Diet
• Health Insurance
• Mental Health
• Heart Disease
• Cancer Support
• Diabetes
• Organ Donation
• Breast Cancer
• Hospice & Palliative Care
 
Senator Ranzenhofer’s 2017 Family Health Fair is co-sponsored by Kaleida Health and the Amherst Senior Center, in conjunction with Assemblyman Ray Walter.

“Each year, our Family Health Fair offers people of all ages an opportunity to receive a number of free health screenings and educational information from various healthcare providers. Our goal is to ensure residents have the tools they need to enjoy a healthy life. Ensuring that our families have access to these types of healthcare resources is a top priority, and I’d like to thank the many community partners who make this event possible for their unwavering commitment to the well-being of our community,” said Walter.

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

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