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Posted: 6/11/2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio— The Ohio State University Hospital East’s Community Day will be held Sat., June 20, and will include free health screenings provided by the hospital and entertainment beginning at 10 a.m.

The events at University Hospital East, 1492 E. Broad St., continue through 2 p.m. and will check blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure, lung function, body mass, and breast and prostate for cancer. In addition, free sports and school physicals are available this year. Registration for the screenings will be held on the day of the event until 1:30 p.m.

More than 30 community health organizations will participate in the health fair, covering topics such as wound healing, podiatry, diabetes, epilepsy, good nutrition, and cancer detection and prevention.

Community Day will include live entertainment featuring clowns, face painting and a disc jockey, as well as a display of fire trucks. The Columbus Steppers, a dance group, will perform and exercise demonstrations will take place from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Visitors will have a chance to enter a free raffle for tickets to the musical performances of Earth, Wind, & Fire and Chicago.

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Sherri L. Kirk
Medical Center Communications
614-293-3737
Sherri.Kirk@osumc.edu

Breast Cancer; Breast Health; Community Benefits; Community Programs; Diabetes; Healthy Living; Heart Disease; Men's Health; Prostate Cancer; Prostate Health; Women's Health; Wound Care