Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the City of Bayonne will hold a health fair on Thursday, September 22, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., in Fitzpatrick Park, which is located on Avenue C, between 26th and 27th Streets.
The event was originally scheduled for earlier this year, but was postponed due to weather problems.
The fair will offer Bayonne residents the opportunity to receive health screenings, health information, diabetic teaching, and other services. There will be free testing for HIV, cholesterol, and blood pressure.
Participating organizations include healthcare-related organizations, public agencies, and non-profit services. Participation is subject to municipal approval.
Mayor Davis said, “Improving the health of the community is one of the best things that local government can do. The City of Bayonne is proud to bring together a variety of public agencies, non-profit organizations, and healthcare-related services in one location to serve the people of Bayonne.”
In the event of rain on Thursday, September 22, the health fair would take place on Friday, September 23, at the same hours and location.
Mayor Davis concluded, “I would like to thank the Bayonne Health Division and all of the participating organizations, agencies, and services for coming together for this event. I urge Bayonne residents to drop by the health fair and take advantage of this great opportunity to improve your health.”
For more information, please call the Bayonne Health Division Clinic nurses at 201-858-6140.