Free screenings at Kingsbrook

Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center is opening up its main courtyard to the public Saturday, Aug. 29 with a myriad of screenings, health, wellness education, and information stations for specialty services.

The health expo will span the park-like grounds and feature various screening stations including: hypertension, asthma, diabetes, stroke, and body mass index.

Kingsbrook’s health expo’s features services aimed to be aligned with their constituent’s needs.

“Our health expo is Kingsbrook’s way of giving back to our community as well as increasing access to needed services such as early detection options and education,” said Enid Dillard, director of marketing and public affairs at Kingsbrook. “We’ve made sure to coordinate a wide range of services that speak to the unique health care needs of the community.”

During the event, Kingsbrook’s pharmacy department will also be available to conduct medication evaluations. Guests are encouraged to bring their medications with them for the assessment of safe interactions.

Adding to the day will be Kingsbrook’s best health school who will provide educational classes like CPR, a special Zumba class, and more in the ballroom area.

Free screenings at Kingsbroook Jewish Medical Center [585 Schenectady Ave. between Rutland Road and Winthorp Street in Flatbush, (718) 604–5000], Saturday, Aug. 29 from 10 am to 4 pm. Free.

Reach reporter Alley Olivier at (718) 260–8310 or e-mail her at Follow Alley on Twitter @All3Y_B.