For Immediate Release

Contact: 
Samantha Thomason
Community Relations Manager
Library hosts Community Health Fair Saturday, September 23, 12-4 p.m.
Local health care providers and agencies will provide free screenings and demonstrations  for the whole family
FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA,  September 1, 2017 - Central Rappahannock Regional Library (CRRL) is hosting a Community Health Fair  at Salem Church Branch on Saturday, September 23, 12-4 p.m. Representatives from local health care providers and agencies will be available to discuss their services and offer health screenings, demonstrations, activities, free take-home goodies, and tips and information on a wide range of topics from exercise to nutrition to stress reduction. Attendees can also enter to win a door prize provided by the library. 

The following organizations will be participating:

Advanced Hearing Group
CC Home Health and Hospice
disAbility Resource Center
ElderCare Connections
Endless Hope Discoveries
Fredericksburg Area HIV/AIDS Support Services (FAHASS)
Fredericksburg Food Cooperative
Fredericksburg Vegetarian Group 
Healthy Generations - Rappahannock Area Agency on Aging
Mary Washington Healthcare
Mental Health America of Fredericksburg and Senior Visitors Program
Pediatric Partners for Attention & Learning
Phoenix Rising Health and Wellness
Rappahannock Area Community Services Board  (RACSB)
Sahra's Senior Day Out

Free screenings include:

Free HIV rapid screenings (results in 20 minutes) provided by  Fredericksburg Area HIV/AIDS Support Services (FAHASS)

Diabetes screenings and risk assessments provided by Mary Washington Healthcare

Hearing screenings provided by Advanced Hearing Group
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For more information, contact Kara Rockwell, kara.rockwell@crrl.org .

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