Leonardtown, MD – The St. Mary’s County Department of Aging & Human Services is pleased to welcome CVS Pharmacy to our lineup of health screeners! They will be on-site at the Community Health and Wellness Fair, scheduled for Friday, October 19, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., offering a flu shot clinic. The clinic is co-pay free. Those attending are asked to bring their insurance or Medicare card to have the shot billed to their insurance provider.

Health Connections will offer body composition screenings and glucose screenings. Additionally, a variety of free health checks and screenings, including those for skin cancer, hearing, vision, dental health and blood pressure will be available. Lunch will be available and can be purchased from Rita B’s Catering.

Licensed Massage Therapist Fae Baur and Gwynne Hill with California Total Body Massage will be on site from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. offering free mini-massages. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office will also be in attendance collecting expired or unwanted medications.

Nearly 700 people attended last year’s event to learn more about the latest health and wellness news and products. The Department of Aging & Human Services anticipates a similar turnout for their year’s Health Fair. The Department thanks those companies sponsoring this year’s event, including Edward Jones, CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield, The Center for Vein Restoration, and St. Mary’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

The 2018 Health Fair will be held at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, located at 44219 Airport Road in California, MD. It is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Community Programs & Outreach Manager Sarah Miller at 301-475-4200, ext. *1073, or email tosarah.miller@stmarysmd.com, online at  www.stmarysmd.com/aging/healthfair.asp, or find us on Facebook, keyword St. Mary’s County Department of Aging & Human Services