Have fun and get healthy at Family Wellness Fair

Judith Tingley, who makes hula hoops and teaches hula hooping classes, will be at the family wellness fair on Saturday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast.


The 28th annual Family Wellness Fair, a free health fair sponsored by Waldo County General Hospital, takes place Saturday, April 14th, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Troy Howard Middle School Gym located at 173 Lincolnville Avenue in Belfast.

This year’s fair offers 40 booths on a wide range of health topics for adults and children. Everyone is invited to attend, and door prizes will be awarded.

All of the health screenings are free-of-charge including: blood pressure, cholesterol, pulse rate, oxygen level, spinal analysis, balance and hearing.

Planned exhibits include: nutrition, label reading, diabetes education and supplies, sleep studies information, stress management, highway safety, elder issues, mental health, domestic violence, chiropractic and smoking cessation among others topics.

Many booths are interactive – get a chair massage, reiki treatment, try hula hooping, balancing, Wii exercising or Zumba dancing. Healthy snacks are also available. Children will enjoy face painting, stamp art, play dough and coloring.

For more information, call fair coordinator Lois Dutch at Waldo County General Hospital at 338-2500 ext. 4154.

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