Stories tagged with: community health fair

May 17, 2014 - 11:32am
1 year 38 weeks ago

Students enrolled in the Muskingum Valley New Tech Academy hosted a Community Health Fair at Zanesville High School on Saturday.

More than a dozen local health organizations were on display. Each booth specialized in a different aspect of healthy living. Visitors could get their blood pressure checked, win prizes and much more.

" You can go get a one day free pass to the Muskingum Recreation Center if you take a survey, you can get free pizza that's always...

March 26, 2014 - 3:57pm
1 year 46 weeks ago

AAA employees will be at the Community Health Fair next weekend offering free car seat checks. AAA Public Relations Manager, Kimberly Schwind says it's actually not that uncommon for a child's car seat to be installed wrong.

"People really don't realize car seats and booster seats, if they're properly installed, can reduce a child's risk of injury in a crash by up to 82%," Schwind explained. "But more than three-fourths of car seats are not installed correctly...

April 7, 2013 - 6:21pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

Avada Hearing Centers were at the Community Health Fair at Colony Square Mall Friday and Saturday educating people on the risks of hearing loss and how to prevent it.

Representatives from Avada gave out information on hearing loss and and gave free otoscope exams to let people see inside their ear to see if they were impacted with wax and what their ear drums looked like.

"We give full hearing evaluations and we do screenings also. We test speech testing because that's very...

April 6, 2013 - 4:59pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

The Community Health Fair offered free health screenings and displayed equipment that can help track loved ones who suffer from dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Project Lifesaver is designed to locate missing people suffering from dementia, Autism and down syndrome who often wander off and get lost. Patients can wear either a wristband or ankle band which has an FM radio transmitter inside of it that tracks them.

"If they would get out of the house and wander off, the caregiver...

April 5, 2013 - 2:47pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

To commemorate National Health Care Week, The Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department hosted a Community Health Fair at Colony Square Mall today.

The healthy conscious and mall goers were able to stop by several booths to manage their health care, get free health screenings and preventative information.

Jennifer Hiestand, Public Information Officer at ZMCHD said, "Well we are offering free health screenings, free hearing screenings, there is free body fat analysis,...

April 3, 2013 - 5:01pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

It is National Public Health Week and The Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department is recognizing public health.

Prevention can save lives and money and this Friday and Saturday, the Health Department is having a Community Health Fair at Colony Square Mall.

Public Information officer, Jennifer Hiestand said, "We try to reach out to people about their health, a lot of times health is not a persons priority. So we try to do this out at the mall and and we try to provide...

April 8, 2012 - 4:38pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

Free health screenings were offered at the Colony Square Mall this weekend...

The mall hosted the Community Health Fair put on by the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department. Vendors from Zanesville and surrounding areas handed out information to shoppers.

"We've participated in the health fair that the Health Department puts on for three years now and it's always a good way for the public to come out and learn about what's available to them in Zanesville and the...

April 7, 2012 - 4:11pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

Day two of the Community Health Fair took place Saturday...

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department hosted the event at the Colony Square Mall. Rambo Memorial Health Center was one of the vendors providing services and information to visitors.

"The things that we do here are free, but a lot of things that we do at our clinic is also free and people don't understand that, they don't realize that. So it is a good way for them to get a chance to...A lot of people will...

April 2, 2012 - 2:27pm
3 years 45 weeks ago

Small changes like eating healthier and regular physical activity can make big changes in your health...

It's National Public Health Week and the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department is participating with a Community Health Fair.

"There will be about a dozen health-related organizations there to provide information on the services they provide, and also to have free health screenings and testing for people who otherwise maybe, may not take advantage of it,"...

April 1, 2011 - 12:14pm
4 years 45 weeks ago

We slip on or lace up our shoes everyday. But do you ever think about how the type of shoe your wearing can affect your entire body?

Licensed Pedorthist David Games deals with feet everyday. He said the type of shoes you wear could be causing a persistent pain with a tendon like structure that extends the entire length of the foot.

"It's like Velcro. You know how Velcro sounds when it rips." asked Games. "That's what happens to this band it rips, but then when you...

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