Carroll Gardens Association, Inc. is partnering with two medical institutions, Lutheran Medical Center (LMC) and Long Island College Hospital (LICH), to bring free health services to the residents of the Red Hook neighborhood. The Health Fair will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Park House Plaza of Coffey Park in Red Hook. Carroll Gardens Association in partnership with the two hospitals, will offer free health screenings that include diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure, HIV and other testing to the low-income residents of Red Hook Houses, the elderly at the Red Hook Senior Center, the 150 households residing at CGA-owned affordable housing units, and the general public. Health education and other give-away materials will also be distributed during the event. Individuals of all ages could participate and receive free health screenings.
The event is generously underwritten by Apple Bank and Fairway Market.