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Miami Dade College Medical Campus to again Host its Free Community Health Fair Feb. 22


Miami, January 31, 2014 -

Miami Dade College ’s (MDC) Medical Campus will hold its popular 9th Annual Free Community Health Fair from 9 a.m. - 1p.m., Saturday, Feb. 22. Services being offered at the fair include glucose, HIV and cholesterol tests, flu shots, a limited number of free mammograms, and dental, vision and blood pressure screenings. There will also be information on prenatal care, diabetes, asthma, pet care and stress relief. The MDC Health Fair is free and open to the public.

 A “Stress Relief Zone” will include free chair massages, Zumba, nutrition information and other services. Medical information from area agencies and medical providers will be available in addition to important information on the Affordable Care Act. Representatives from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) will be on site to answer questions.

 In addition to medical information and screenings, there will also be a Children’s Corner with face painting, a bounce house and the Colgate Bright Smiles Futures Mobile Dental Van. Additionally, Healthy Matthew will be here to speak to children about physical activity, nutrition and dental care.

 ”The fair’s main goal is to provide health information and services to those who might not otherwise get regular medical attention. The annual fair provides an opportunity to improve our community’s health and develop new strategies that will impact lives in a positive manner,” said Dr. Armando Ferrer, president, MDC Medical Campus.

MDC Medical Campus’ 9th Annual Free Community Health Fair

  • WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 22, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • WHERE: MDC Medical Campus 950 NW 20 St.

For more information about the health fair, or to obtain information about sponsorships, contact Mark Everett at 305-237-4445.

Media-only contacts:
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611,, MDC communications director
Tere Estorino Florin, 305-237-3949,, MDC media relations director
Kai Hill, 305-237-3359,, media specialist
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710,, media specialist
Roxana Romero, 305-237-3366,, media specialist
Alejandro Rios, 305-237-7482,

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