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Back to School Health Fair

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Back to School Health Fair

Time: August 5, 2017 from 8am to 2pm
Location: FoundCare
Street: 2330 S. Congress Ave
City/Town: West Palm Beach
Website or Map: http://www.foundcare.org/
Phone: 561-432-5849
Event Type: health, fair
Organized By: Jennifer Cope
Latest Activity: Jun 20, 2017

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Event Description

FoundCare, Inc., and T. Leroy Jefferson Medical Society Host 17th Annual Community Health Fair

 

Back To School Health Fair Scheduled for Saturday, August 5, 2017

 

WHO: The T. Leroy Jefferson Medical Society (TLJMS) is partnering with FoundCare, Inc. to host the 17th Annual Back To School Health Fair

 

WHAT: This free event is designed to provide health services and health education to meet the growing needs of the community. Guest speakers, immunizations, screenings, physicals, dental checkups and much more will be provided for the whole family. Services offered to children include the back-to-school physicals and immunizations* for two-month-old infants up to 18-year-olds. Demonstrations of proper installation and usage of children’s car seats will also take place on site.

 

*Please note: Parents must bring immunization records for their children.

 

WHERE: FoundCare’s Health Center located at 2330 S. Congress Ave. in West Palm Beach

 

WHEN:  Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM (Registration begins at 7:30 AM and participants must register no later than noon)

 

WHY: FoundCare, Inc. is a nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center that offers pediatric and adult primary care, chronic disease management, behavioral health services, dentistry, laboratory services and X-rays, and an on-site pharmacy, all in one location. FoundCare accepts most insurance plans, Medicaid, Medicare and self-pay on a sliding fee scale that is based on income and family size.

 

The T. Leroy Jefferson Medical Society is comprised of a group of dedicated health care professionals united to improve the health and wellness, access to medical care, academic and career opportunities and the quality of life for underserved populations through the provision of health care, education and youth development services. For its members, the society seeks to elevate the professional success of members through information, education and networking opportunities.

 

HOW MUCH: While the health fair is free to all, the focus is on offering healthcare and education to underserved, uninsured and at-risk community members.

 

**Please note: Backpacks with school supplies will given away to interested families that have participated in medical screenings.

 

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