VNA Hospice and Home Health will sponsor a Community Health Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its office, at 301 Delaware Avenue in Olyphant. Free health screenings will take place including blood pressure screenings, vision checks, hearing tests and stroke screenings. Educational sessions will also be held throughout the day. Some of the guest speakers include state Rep. Kyle Mullins, who will discuss services provided to seniors as well as veterans in his office; Lackawanna County Sheriff Mark McAndrew, who will talk about internet safety for children as well as seniors, a staff of the Lackawanna County Recycling Center who will discuss the do’s and don’t of recycling and many local healthcare vendors including skilled nursing, assisted living, personal care homes, elder-law, etc. will also be in attendance. Holy Cross High School cheerleaders will be doing face painting for the children and there will also be a vendor from LuLaRoe at the fair. There will be information available for everyone.
From left: Gayle Padfield, Marina Pambianco, Brenda Conlon and Beth McGuigan.