FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT LINDA GRIFFIN AT 203-332-5062

HCC TO HOST COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR April 2

BRIDGEPORT-- Housatonic Community College will host the sixth Annual Citywide Community Health Fair Thursday, April 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 pm.

The fair, dubbed “Building a Foundation for a Healthier America,” is being held to promote community awareness of health issues. The fair, cosponsored by the Bridgeport Public Health Department, will feature exhibitors who will provide information about health-related issues and conduct a variety of health-related screenings.

“This fair will not only address your physical health, but your mind, body and spirit as well," said Linda Griffin, HCC Health Services Coordinator. “It will offer invaluable health and wellness information, as well as free testing that can help you get a sense of your general health.”

“Screenings will be done for HIV, Sickle Cell Anemia, Kidney Disease, Breast Cancer, and more,” Griffin said. “In there will be information available on a wide variety of subjects, including autism, Lyme disease, sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy, parenting, eldercare, nutrition, and “living green.”

For more information, contact Griffin at 332-5062.

The fair, which is open to the general public as well as HCC faculty, staff and students, will be in the Events Center in Beacon Hall.  HCC is located at 900 Lafayette Blvd. (Exit 27 off I-95 and exit 1 off Rte 8 South) in downtown Bridgeport, one block from the Arena at Harbor Yard.