ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL PARTNERS WITH OCEAN CITY, AARP CHAPTER #1917, AMERICAN LEGION POST #166 & BLOOD BANK OF DELMARVA TO HOLD COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR

04-13-2016

Berlin, Md. Atlantic General Hospital, the Town of Ocean City, AARP Ocean City Chapter #1917, American Legion Post #166 and the Blood Bank of Delmarva will hold the Ocean City Community Health Fair, a free event, on May 3rd from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City.

This free health fair is open to the public and will offer free screenings including carotid, skin, respiratory, bone density, foot checks, hearing, blood pressure checks and clinical breast exams as well as the expertise of over 100 health and wellness vendors. Free lipid panel and blood glucose lab draws will also be offered (a 12 hour fast is required).

The Blood Bank of Delmarva will be holding a blood drive throughout the event as well. To make an appointment with the Blood Bank call, 888-8BLOOD (888-825-6638).

And don’t miss the opening ceremonies: at 7:45am there will be a Ride-In by the American Legion motorcycle riders and at 7:55am a presentation of the colors by the American Legion Post #166, followed by a ribbon cutting at the ballroom doors by Ocean City, Atlantic General Hospital and AARP officials.

Details:

Tuesday, May 3rd

8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Roland E. Powell Convention Center
40th Street and Coastal Highway, Ocean City

For more information, call the Atlantic General Hospital Community Education office at 410-641-9268 or email ddenton@atlanticgeneral.org or Docmelvin@verizon.net

About Atlantic General Hospital

Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) counties since May 1993. Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md., combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology and services. It provides quality specialty care such as weight loss surgery, orthopedics, outpatient infusion for individuals with cancer or blood/autoimmune disorders, retina surgery and a comprehensive women’s diagnostic center. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than 40 primary care providers and specialists, care for residents and visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit www.atlanticgeneral.org.

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