Rep. Grace Meng (D-Forest Hills) announced the first Healthy Families Fair as part of an initiative to promote healthy lifestyles for kids, adults and families.
The event is scheduled to take place on Aug. 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the cafeteria of Newtown High School in Elmhurst.
It will feature an array of health services and medical screenings and will also provide presentations, advice and other information from 24 hospitals, government agencies, area health organizations and nonprofit entities. Representatives from some of the groups joined Meng, center, for the announcement on Aug. 3.
All services will be free of charge.