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5K Run/Walk & Multi-Cultural Health Fair is One Healthy Way to Start the Day

Free health screenings for cardiac risk factors including cholesterol, Body Mass Index (BMI), and blood pressure will be offered, as well as screening for prostate cancer (PSA). Complimentary refreshments will be provided.

 
PRLog - Sep. 19, 2011 - It will be “One Healthy Way” to spend the day when South Nassau Communities Hospital holds its 20th Annual “Communities for a Cure” Cancer Awareness 5K Run/Walk & Multi-Cultural Health Fair on Sunday, September 25 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

In addition to the 5K Run/Walk, a Multi-cultural Health Fair will feature over 80 tables with displays from departments of the hospital and community agencies. Free health screenings for cardiac risk factors including cholesterol, Body Mass Index (BMI), and blood pressure will be offered, as well as screening for prostate cancer (PSA).  Complimentary refreshments will be provided and tickets will be sold for a drawing for raffle prizes.  There is no fee for parking or admission to the Health Fair.  Proceeds from the run and raffles will benefit South Nassau’s Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Day-of-race registration is $25.00 for the 5K and $15.00 for the Fun Run.

The major sponsors of the event include: Complete Women’s Imaging, Inc.; Hospice of New York; KJOY 98.3 FM; TD Bank; Bethpage Federal Credit Union; and The Bristal Assisted Living.

           For more information or to register, call 516-377-5370 or visit our website at www.southnassau.org/5K.

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South Nassau Communities Hospital is one of the region’s largest hospitals, with 435 beds, more than 900 physicians and 2,900 employees. Located in Oceanside, NY, the hospital is an acute-care, not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art care in cardiac, oncologic, orthopedic, bariatric, pain management, mental health and emergency services. In addition to its extensive outpatient specialty centers, South Nassau provides emergency and elective angioplasty and is the only hospital on Long Island with the Novalis Tx™ and Gamma Knife® radiosurgery technologies. South Nassau is a designated Stroke Center by the New York State Department of Health and Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons and is recognized as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. For more information, visit www.southnassau.org.

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