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For Immediate Release:
April 24, 2012
Media Contact:
Marta Martinez-Aleman


Vice Chairwoman Edmonson hosts Health Fair at DeHostos Senior Center


Photo credits: Ryan Holloway/Miami-Dade County Photographer

Vice Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson and Chairman Joe A. Martinez sponsored a health fair on April 23, 2012 at DeHostos Senior Center, 2902 N.W. 2 Ave., in Wynwood in District 3.  Seniors who attend the center for lunch time meals and recreation and area residents were offered free health check-ups for blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol and BMI, as well as counseling, HIV testing, hepatitis vaccination and other services by the Miami-Dade County Health Department.  In addition, representatives from Miami-Dade Transit Department were available to assist with the application and/or renewal of Golden Passports.  The health fair was made possible through the sponsorships of Safelink Wireless, Miami-Dade County Health Department, Miami-Dade Transit Department, University of Miami, South Florida AIDS Network, Care Resource, Union Positiva and Helen B. Bentley.