Toms River Senior Center Hosts Free Health Fair

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  TOMS RIVER – Seniors age 60 and over! Save the date for the 2019 Toms River Municipal Alliance Senior Health Fair to be held on May 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Toms River Senior Center, located at 652 Garfield Avenue. 

  This is a free, indoor and outdoor event open to all seniors and their caregivers, featuring over 30 healthcare and social service providers offering free services, health screenings, information, and giveaways.

  All guests must register at the door.

  Members of the Toms River Police Department will also be on hand for a Drug Take Back program. Bring your unused and expired prescriptions and over the counter medications for proper disposal by the police. 

  Many agencies will also be present with exhibits including RWJ Barnabas Health/Community Medical and Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Ocean County Department of Senior Services, Community Services/Meals on Wheels, and more. 

  Enjoy an outdoor barbeque picnic and live entertainment as well! Tents, tables, and seating will be available but guests are also encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs. 

  Additional parking will be available at the Little League parking lot on nearby Windsor Avenue, where a shuttle van will transport guests to and from their vehicles. 

  The 2019 Toms River Municipal Alliance Senior Health Fair is co-sponsored by Toms River Senior Services and the Toms River Municipal Alliance with funding from the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.

  For more information, call Helen McGovern at the Toms River Municipal Alliance at 732-341-100 ext. 8474.  For transportation, call Cathleen Newman at 732-341-1000 ext. 8208.

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