Health Fair for Children & Families Scheduled for Saturday, June 14 at Forsythe Park in Monroe

Free Admission to a Day of Fun and Learning sponsored by NE Delta HSA’s Women and Children’s Services

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"This Fair is an opportunity for us all to engage with the community and show our citizens that we care about their wellbeing," said Dr. Monteic A. Sizer, NE Delta HSA Executive Director.

Monroe, LA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014

Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA) Women and Children’s Services announces today a Health Fair at Forsythe Park, 2300 Sycamore Street in Monroe, on Saturday, June 14 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

“We are calling on our primary health care providers and those who serve children and adolescents throughout northeast Louisiana to participate in this educational and fun event,” said Dr. Monteic A. Sizer, Executive Director of Northeast Delta HSA. “This Fair is an additional opportunity for us all to engage with the community and show our citizens that we care about their wellbeing.”

The Fair will be a festive and educational event for families and kids. The primary goal of the event is to ensure that our citizens are aware of behavioral health and substance abuse services available to them and to make sure people have access to competent, quality health care. NE Delta HSA and many local health care providers will staff the event. Some of the Fair activities will include:

  •     Health, fitness and exercise screenings
  •     Information about mental health services
  •     Information about substance abuse services
  •     Gambling prevention information
  •     Information about summer activities and programs for children
  •     Free glucose testing
  •     Free blood pressure checks
  •     Free educational health information
  •     Fire safety
  •     Pet therapy
  •     Zumba
  •     Interactive activities
  •     Mentoring program information
  •     Finger printing
  •     Face painting
  •     Food and games!

For more information about the event, please contact Avius Zimmerman at 318-362-4635 or e-mail avius(dot)zimmerman(at)la(dot)gov.

About Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA)

Northeast Delta HSA directs the operation of community-based programs to improve the quality of life of people with major mental illness, developmental disabilities and addictive disorders. Northeast Delta HSA is devoted to deliver programs and services that encourage people to reach their true human potential. Three tenets guide our efforts: excellent customer service, greater access to services and competent, quality care. Northeast Delta HSA serves citizens in 12 parishes of northeastern Louisiana: Caldwell, East Carroll, West Carroll, Ouachita, Lincoln, Madison, Franklin, Morehouse, Jackson, Tensas, Richland and Union. For more information, please call 318-362-3270.

Media Contact:
Jill Hirsekorn
Northeast Delta HSA
Public Information Director
2513 Ferrand Street
Monroe, LA 71201
Phone 318-362-5482
jill(dot)hirsekorn(at)la(dot)gov
http://www.nedeltahsa.org