Orland Township, 14807 S. Ravinia Avenue, is hosting a free senior mini health fair on Thursday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to noon. The fair will include a day of valuable free health screenings and information provided by local senior service-related agencies, as well as refreshments, raffles and giveaways.
Services available at the fair include the following: free Total Lipid Profile testing by Orland Township, free blood pressure screenings by College of DuPage Nursing Program and hearing screenings by South Suburban Hearing Health Center. Shingles vaccinations from Orland Township will also be available on this day for a discounted price of $190 per shot. Discounted pneumonia shots for either $80 or $175 will also be available: Pneumovax 23 ($80) and Prevnar 13 ($175). An appointment must be made by April 6 for a hearing screening or a shingles or pneumonia vaccination by calling (708) 403-4222.
“Our local seniors’ well being is very important to us,” said Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady. “Having this Senior Mini Health Fair has been very successful not only for the local seniors who come out and take part in the free health screenings but all the vendors who give of their time which we appreciate very much.”
About Orland Township Health Services
The mission of the Orland Township Health Services department is to coordinate, educate and advocate for programs and services that improve the health status and general well-being of Orland Township residents. For more information on Orland Township and services offered, visit www.orlandtwp.org.