Lakewood to hold Latino Springfest and Health Fair

Source: Asbury Park Press

The public is invited to visit the Latino Springfest and Health Fair, Lakewood Town Square, Clifton Avenue, Lakewood, Saturday June 20, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Latino Springfest and Health Fair, coordinated by Monica Guerrero, the owner of the Latino Community Connection, 111 Clifton Avenue, Lakewood, is an event designed to support the Spanish community of Ocean County.

Exhibitors include Ocean County agencies, organizations, local churches, nonprofit organizations, and community groups.

The Health Fair will feature free health screenings and information, demonstrations, entertainment, sand art, face painting, and more. The sponsors and what they are providing are:

Amerigroup – a sugar drink nutritional demonstration;

Meridian Health – cholesterol, glucose, BMI, and stroke risk assessments;

United Health Care Community Plan – medication demonstration;

The Ocean County Sheriff’s Department – photo IDs for children;

Dental Associates of Lakewood – dental screening for children;

The Ocean County Health Department – testing for lead poisoning and osteoporosis;

Horizon NJ Health – dermo scans;

The Lakewood Police Department – bike registration;

OHI (Ocean Health Initiatives) – blood pressure and glucose screenings.

For information contact the Latino Community Connection at 732-415-8368 or visit

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