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Back to School Health Fair
August 5, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pmFree
FoundCare Inc. and T. Leroy Jefferson Medical Society Host 17th Annual Community Health Fair
Back To School Health Fair Scheduled for Saturday, August 5, 2017
WHO: The T. Leroy Jefferson Medical Society (TLJMS) is partnering with FoundCare Inc. to host the 17th Annual Back To School Health Fair
WHAT: This free event is designed to provide health services and health education to meet the growing needs of the community. Guest speakers, immunizations, screenings, physicals, dental checkups, and much more will be provided for the whole family. Services offered to children include the back-to-school physicals and immunizations* for two-month-old infants up to 18-year-olds. Demonstrations of proper installation and usage of children’s car seats will also take place on site.
*Please note: Parents must bring immunization records for their children.
WHERE: FoundCare’s Health Center located at 2330 S. Congress Ave. in West Palm Beach
WHEN: Saturday, August 5, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and participants must register no later than noon.)
WHY: FoundCare Inc. is a nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center that offers pediatric and adult primary care, chronic disease management, behavioral health services, dentistry, laboratory services and X-rays, and an on-site pharmacy, all in one location. FoundCare accepts most insurance plans, Medicaid, Medicare, and self-pay on a sliding fee scale that is based on income and family size.
The T. Leroy Jefferson Medical Society is comprised of a group of dedicated health care professionals united to improve the health and wellness, access to medical care, academic, and career opportunities and the quality of life for underserved populations through the provision of health care, education, and youth development services. For its members, the society seeks to elevate the professional success of members through information, education, and networking opportunities.
HOW MUCH: While the health fair is free to all, the focus is on offering healthcare and education to underserved, uninsured and at-risk community members.
**Please note: Backpacks with school supplies will be given away to interested families that have participated in medical screenings.