Free health screenings for adults and activities for children will be offered at the Family Fun and Safety Fair on Sept. 14 from noon to 4 p.m. at Presence Saint Francis Hospital, 355 Ridge Ave. The fair celebrates the hospital’s 40 years as an EMS system and 25 years as a Level 1 Trauma Center.
The first 100 children attending will receive a lunch cooler bag filled with school supplies. Free bike helmets will be given away while supplies last. Car seat safety checks will be offered by the Evanston Police Department and the Illinois Secretary of State’s office. The Police Department will also have first responders on hand, along with the Lincolnwood Fire Department, Superior Ambulance and the Presence Health HAZMAT team to provide tours of the Evanston Fire Department
Fire Safety House, a fire truck, an ambulance and the Presence Health HAZMAT trailer. There will be a special appearance by BIFF the Big Inflatable Firefighter, courtesy of the Winnetka Fire Department.
Screenings for adults include blood pressure, glucose and body mass index (BMI). Zumba exercise class demonstrations will take place between noon and 2 p.m. The fair also will feature an inflatable slide, a trackless train ride, kids’ games, balloon art, magicians and a raffle. Refreshments will be available for purchase, including some kosher items.
More information is available at 877-737-INFO (877-733-4636) or visiting presencehealth.org/stfrancis.