June 17th, 2013
On Saturday, June 22 New London Hospital and Newport Health Center will host a free community health fair in conjunction with Newport Chamber Days.
The "Working Towards Wellness" event will take place at Newport Health Center, 11 John Stark Hwy, Newport, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Displays and exhibits will feature diabetes and asthma education, smoking cessation, fall prevention, blood pressure and bone density screenings as well as bike helmet fittings. In addition, Be the Match will hold a free bone marrow match registry drive to find potential marrow donors.
Refreshments and giveaways will be provided, and participants will even have a chance to take part in healthy cooking demonstrations.