Friday, February 22, 2013

Annual Free Health Fair At Medical Center

CLEWISTON, FL. -- The Hendry Glades Community Health Fair will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 4:00 PM, at the Hendry Regional Medical Center in Clewiston.

Each year the Hendry Glades Community Health Fair has had over 500 area residents taking advantage of the many services offered. Services such as Anemia Screening, Tobacco Cessation, Vision testing, Mammogram Vouchers, Blood Pressure, Bone Density, Cholesterol Screening, Diabetes Screening, HIV Screening and Education, Safety Helmets and much more. 

Many local agencies will have tables under the tent to do some testing, answer questions, and hand out valuable educational materials.

In addition to the services and vendors, members of the Lions Club will be cooking and free food will be available to residents who take advantage of the services offered and a Bounce House for the children as well as a snow cone and popcorn machine. Local radio station WAFC will broadcast live from the event.

Sponsors of this event are Ace Homecare, Everglades Area Health Education Centers, Florida Community Health Centers, Hendry Regional Medical Center, Hendry Glades Health Department, Lake Okeechobee Rural Health Network, and Nova Southeastern University of the Health Sciences. Organizers and volunteers give their time every year to make each year more successful than the year before. 

For more information, please contact Toni McDaniel, ARNP at HRMC Corporate Health 863-983-1123,, or Traci Owens at Ace Homecare 863-677-1100,

(Video: scenes from a past Hendry-Glades Health Fair in Clewiston)


  1. Anonymous10:41 AM

    When I clicked on the "view past video" the "email to" part comes up...and no video

  2. Thanks for noticing the error. It's been corrected now.