Free health and wellness fair set May 15 for veterans and their families

Posted at 11:07 AM, May 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-08 12:08:25-04

A free health and wellness fair for veterans and their families from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. May 15 at the main gymnasium of Veterans Memorial High School, 3750 Cimarron.

Among the free health screenings allowed will include blood pressure, glucose, vision tests, hearing tests, BMI after gauging height and weight and immunizations.

Educational programs will be available to promote diet and nutrition, diabetes prevention, mental health and disease management.

Additionally, school/athletic physicals also will be available.

Sponsors of the event include Nueces County Commissioner Brent Chesney, the South Coastal Area Health Education Center and Veterans Memorial High School.