Annual Health Expo aimed for adults, kids

The March 10 event will have various health screenings and kids activities.

Enumclaw’s 26th annual Health and Wellness Expo will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10, in the Enumclaw Middle School gymnasium. The free event is open to the public.

The Expo – co-sponsored by Franciscan Health System’s St. Elizabeth Hospital and the Enumclaw Regional Healthcare Foundation – will feature events for adults and children. For adults, there will be free health screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose; booths will feature acupuncture, financial health resources, food samples and more. Flu shots will be available for $25 and there will be a limited supply.

For children, events will include performances by Dance It Up! Also, the Enumclaw Police Department will provide education around kids staying safe.

Other local sponsors of the annual Health and Wellness Expo include Cascade Place Senior Living, Heritage House Assisted Living and Memory Care, Northwest Kidney Centers, Prestige Senior Living, Enumclaw Health and Rehab, Family Resource Home Care, Foothills Compounding Pharmacy, Highpoint Village, Kindred Home Health, Sea of Qi Acupuncture and Weeks’ Funeral Homes

Free transportation for senior citizens will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Call the Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation at 360-802-3206 to reserve a seat. For more information, call the Wellness Foundation.

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