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Family health fair includes giveaways

Posted Jul 23, 2013 by Janine Dorsey

Updated Jul 23, 2013 at 01:51 PM

Sanford-Brown Institute Tampa is celebrating back-to-school with a free family health fair.

On Saturday, Aug. 3 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., children and their families are invited to take advantage of free healthcare screenings, educational and fitness activities, seated massages and drawings for backpacks with school supplies.

The free screenings include:
Body mass index
Blood pressure, heart rate and respiration
Blood glucose

Other health-related activities include:
Heart-healthy exercise demonstrations
Healthy snacks
CPR information
Oral hygiene and tobacco education

Giveaways include:
Drawings for backpacks stocked with school supplies
Balloon animals and face painting
Seated massages
“Heart and Sole” aromatherapy foot scrubs
Goody bags

Some screenings will be performed by students training for careers in the healthcare field.

Sanford-Brown Institute Tampa is located at 5701 E. Hillsborough Ave, Suite 1417.

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