REMINDER: Give Blood At The Burien Wellness Fair Saturday

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We’d like to remind our Readers that, in addition to learning all about local health care and wellness resources, visitors can also donate much-needed blood at Saturday’s free Wellness Fair at Burien Town Square Park.

There will be a bloodmobile parked there, and if you’d like to make an appointment to donate blood, call Janet at 206-248-5508.

Some other info:

Did you know that Burien has great health care and wellness resources?  We do, and you can learn about the many services and resources available here at a community health fair.

Burien Wellness is sponsoring a community health fair on Saturday, September 11, 2010, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Medical service providers and other health and wellness organizations will be on hand to let the public see what services they offer.

Puget Sound Blood Center will be on-site with a bloodmobile to collect donations.  If you’d like to make an appointment to donate blood, call Janet at 206-248-5508.

The fair will be held at Burien Town Square, SW 152nd Street & 5th Place SW.

Preventative Care & Fun For All Ages
The fair is free, and there will be a lot to see and do.  Attendees can expect to find:

  • Free medical screenings
  • Advice on preventative health care for all ages
  • Healthy cooking demonstrations
  • Give-a-ways and samples
  • Drawings for prizes at many exhibitor booths
  • Entertainment for kids
  • First 300 attendees receive digital thermometer

Vocational & Educational Opportunities for Careers in Health Care
Puget Sounds Skills Center, Health Sciences and Human Services High School, and Highline Community College will be on hand to talk to students of all ages who are interested in pursuing careers in the health care field.  They will have information on the programs available in their facilities.

Major sponsors of the fair include:

  • Burien Group Health
  • City of Burien
  • Highline Medical Center
  • Navos Mental Health Solutions
  • Schick Shadel Hospital

Other sponsors:

  • Burien Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
  • King County Library System

More information on the Burien Wellness Fair here.

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