Friday, September 20, 2013

BRONX CAN 2013 Health Fair 

On August 17th, Senator Gustavo Rivera held his annual Bronx CAN Health Fair, this year held at Crotona Park. It was a day filled of fun activities, health screenings and useful health related information for residents both young and old. This event wouldn't have been possible without the help of our amazing partners. Check out the rest of the pictures for a snap shot of the day. Hope you will join us next year!

The folks from the Montefiore Medical Center Community Relations Office provided great health information and free goodies!


Montefiore Medical Center kicked off the day with Zumba!

The Doctors from the Committee of Interns and Residents performed  blood pressure and Body Mass Index measurements screenings!

Health First provided creative face painting for kids!  

Harlem United,  Bronx Works and The Great American Condom Campaign provided key information on sex education, distributed condoms and provided HIV and Hepatitis C testing!

New York City Department of Sanitation provided great information regarding recycling and composting.

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Bronx District Public Health Office had trivia questions to help educate attendees on the amount of sugar in different types o f drinks.

Kids had a blast learning how to play tennis with the New York Junior Tennis League

Food Bank for New York City gave out cool water bottles and snacks throughout the day.

Ultimate Studio entertained the crowd and got people moving with their amazing martial arts performance!

After a long day, NYC Department of Parks and Recreation helped us relax with some stretching lessons.  

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