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posted Mar 1, 2012, 5:49 PM by Joyce Middle School PTO Communications

Be Well Woburn is hosting a Health and Wellness Expo on March 31, 2011. “Spring into Health” will be held at Woburn Memorial High School from 10am-2pm and will feature free health screenings, healthy cooking demonstrations and interactive physical activities. The American Red Cross will be participating by conducting a community blood drive starting at 9am and concluding at 2pm. The Woburn Fire Department will be offering Hands Only CPR Classes and AED demonstrations. The Woburn Host Lions Eye Mobile will be on site to conduct free vision screenings.

“Spring into Health” will present local exhibitors sharing information on many health topics such as asthma, diabetes, mental health, tobacco cessation, hypertension, food allergies, sun safety, oral health and insurance coverage. Fitness demonstrations and interactive physical activities will be ongoing throughout the day and health screenings will be offered to all attendees. Healthy meal planning and samplings will be included.

“Spring into Health” is a free event open to Woburn residents of all ages. The Be Well Woburn Committee encourages everyone to mark your calendars and come be part of this important health and wellness event. Be Well Woburn is a citywide initiative that encourages community members to strengthen their health and well-being through educational programming and wellness activities. The mission of Be Well Woburn is to promote community wellness by enhancing opportunities to make healthy lifestyle choices. The focus of “Spring into Health” is to bring together the wellness resources in our community and increase health awareness through education and prevention.