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Latino Health Fair 2023

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2023 AT OCHD TOMS RIVER

The Ocean County Health Department will host its 5th Annual Latino Health Fair on October 12, 2023. This special event – which celebrates the Ocean County Latino community – will be held at the OCHD Toms River location and runs from 4p.m. to 7p.m.
Gary Quinn, Ocean County Commissioner Deputy Director and liaison to the Ocean County Board of Health said, “For the fifth straight year the Ocean County Health Department has put together this event to encourage our Latino neighbors – along with all county residents – to come out and benefit from this “one-stop shop” health and wellness opportunity. Individuals will have access to an assortment of screenings, testing, vaccines, education, and assistive programs at no cost.”
The following is a list of the free services being are offered at the 5th Annual Latino Fair;
• Chronic disease screenings: Blood pressure, Cholesterol and Glucose.
• Vaccinations: TDAP, COVID, Pneumonia, Flu.
• HIV testing, Hepatitis C testing and STI testing.
• Cancer early detection screenings: Breast & Cervical (limited availability).
• Eye screenings: Pre-registration required. (limited availability).
• Food nutrition demonstrations.
• WIC certifications.
• Substance Abuse and Diabetes education.
• Various public health vendors providing education and resources.
• Give away prizes and much more.
• Pre-register at bit.ly/HispanicHealth23
“This is what public health is all about – offering crucial health services and making them accessible for everyone in the county,” explained Daniel Regenye, OCHD Public Health Coordinator. “And the Latino Health Fair is just one of many full-service health fairs and events we host or co-sponsor at locations all around Ocean County throughout the year.”
The Community Ambassadors Club will once again partner with the OCHD and have students on hand assisting guests with translation and providing arts and crafts for children.