Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the City of Bayonne is sponsoring a health fair on Thursday, August 7, from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m., at Fitzpatrick Park. The park is located immediately to the south of City Hall on Avenue C, between 26th and 27th Streets. The rain date is Friday, August 8, with the same hours and location. The fair will offer a variety of health screenings, other health services, and information. Mayor Davis said, “Improving the health of the community is one of the best things that local government can do. The City of Bayonne is proud to bring together a variety of public agencies, non-profit organizations, and healthcare-related services in one location to serve the people of Bayonne.”
Participating agencies and organizations will include the Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation (BEOF), Bayonne Office On Aging, Bayonne Visiting Nurse Association, Bergen Point Pharmacy, Carepoint Health/Bayonne Medical Center, City Hall Health Clinic, Horizon Health Clinic, Hudson Regional Health Commission, the Hyacinth AIDS Foundation, and McCabe Ambulance, to name a few.
The following businesses have donated a variety of goods and services that will be given away during the health fair: Al Richards Chocolates; Carvel Ice Cream; John’s Natural Foods; Liberty Science Center; The Big Apple; Pizza Masters; Luciano’s San Vito Restaurant; Elan Hair Company; and Judicke’s Bakery.
Mayor Davis concluded, “I would like to thank all of the agencies, non-profit organizations, and healthcare-related services for taking part in this event. I would also like to thank the merchants, restaurants, and organizations that donated goods and services for the health fair. By supporting this event, everyone is working for better health for the people of Bayonne.”