June 15, 2017

Media representatives are asked to call the Media Relations Department at 614-293-3737 to make arrangements to cover this event.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center will hold its 17th annual Community Health Day on June 24 at CarePoint East, 543 Taylor Ave. The event will feature free health screenings from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The health screenings and consultations will be provided by experts from Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, and include:

• Blood pressure
• Blood sugar
• Kidney
• Stomach and gastrointestinal
• Cholesterol
• Glucose
• Lung
• Hearing and vision
• Breast and prostate exams
• Podiatry/foot care
• Health, weight and body mass index (BMI)
• Sleep
• Sports physicals
• Stroke
• STD screenings
• Dental

On-site registration, available until 2:30 p.m., is required for the screenings. Free refreshments and activities will also be available for the whole family, including live entertainment, face painting and dancing.


Media Contact: Alexis Shaw, Wexner Medical Center Public Affairs and Media Relations, 614-293-3737 or Alexis.Shaw2@osumc.edu

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