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State lawmakers, Kaleida Health team up to present 2023 'Family Health Fair'


Mon, Jun 26th 2023 10:45 am

Over 70 organizations to take part in free event at Amherst Center for Senior Services – Western New Yorkers of all ages are welcome

New York State Sen. Sean Ryan and Assembly member Karen McMahon announced they are partnering with Kaleida Health to present the “2023 Family Health Fair” from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 15, at the Amherst Center for Senior Services. The annual event is free and open to Western New Yorkers of all ages.

A press release stated, “This year’s event will feature over 70 organizations providing a wide range of free health and wellness-focused services including various health screenings, vaccinations from Tops Pharmacy, a prescription disposal service, and a yoga class. Event co-sponsor Kaleida Health will provide a variety of health care informational resources, as well as free blood and cholesterol screenings for attendees.

“The American Red Cross will provide free CPR training from 9 to 10 a.m. and will also host a blood drive throughout the event. Donors are encouraged to make an appointment by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS or by visiting redcrossblood.org and typing ‘AmherstSr’ in the ‘Find A Blood Drive’ search bar. Donors will receive a Red Cross beach towel while supplies last.”

Other featured organizations at the “2023 Family Health Fair” include Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Evergreen Health Services, and UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.

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