SOURCE: Resurrection Health Care

Resurrection Health Care

July 24, 2012 10:00 ET

Neighborhood Healthfest Offers Activities, Screenings, Family Fun

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Jul 24, 2012) - Free back-to-school physicals. Raffle prizes. Free health screenings for adults. Refreshments and kids' games. Saint Joseph Hospital is celebrating good health and inviting the community to its Neighborhood Healthfest from noon to 3 p.m. on August 5 in a tent at the Stone parking lot, 2837 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago.

The event is co-sponsored by 44th Ward Alderman Tom Tunney, 43rd Ward Alderman Michele Smith and State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz, 12th District. No registration is required for the event.

Activities planned for kids include:

  • Back-to-school physicals and immunizations for the first 50 families (limited number of physicals/immunizations will be offered; an immunization card is required)
  • Sign-up for the Illinois All Kids Insurance Program
  • Arts and crafts, and games

Special screenings for adults include:

  • Cholesterol
  • Blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Colon cancer (hemoccult test)
  • Podiatry
  • Sleep
  • Depression
  • Nutrition
  • Weight analysis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Flexibility and sports medicine

Other screenings will include ear acupuncture and vision screening for macular degeneration (limited number of special screenings will be offered). Zumba lessons will be offered at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Doctors and healthcare staff will be available to answer questions. For information, call 877-RES-INFO (877-737-4636) or visit

About Saint Joseph Hospital
Saint Joseph Hospital is a nationally ranked, award-winning teaching hospital serving Chicago's lake shore communities. It's home to many world-renowned physicians and advanced medical technologies. Saint Joseph Hospital ranks No. 27 in the 2012-13 U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" in the Chicago metro area. For more information, visit

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