Older Adults Health Fair Scheduled

Ocean County Health Department (Photo by Jason Allentoff)

TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Health Department is hosting an Older Adults Health Fair 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 16 at its offices at 175 Sunset Ave.

Visitors will receive free blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol screenings, and hearing tests.

The Department will also provide guests will information about diabetes, substance abuse, medication safety, and much more.

The event, held outdoors, will feature a free breakfast and a farmer’s market with locally grown fruits and vegetables.

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Some companion cats and dogs will be available for adoption as well.

“The health fairs the Ocean County Health Department hosts are just a great one-stop opportunity for our residents to come out and get a smart health check and to learn more about healthy living and all the many other valuable services and programs we offer the community,” Freeholder Gerry P. Little said.

For more information, visit ochd.org.