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Kingsbrook Hosts HEALTH EXPO August 29, 2015


August 29, 2015, Brooklyn. NY--Kingsbrook is proud to present its Health Expo on its main campus in the courtyard, located at Rutland Road between Schenectady Avenue and 49th Street. The event will feature a myriad of screenings health, wellness education and information stations for specialty services. The event is scheduled from 10:00-4:00pm.

The Health Expo will feature screening stations throughout the park-like grounds and will include hypertension, asthma, diabetes, stroke and body mass index BMI. Also, Kingsbrook’s Pharmacy Department will be on hand to conduct medication evaluations, so guests should bring their medications with them for the assessment of safe interactions. Additionally, Kingsbrook’s Best Health School will provide a number of educational classes in our ballroom area. Classes include: CPR, Diabetes Management, Advanced Directives and a special Zumba class! A special children’s activity section will be hosted as well. Health Insurance Consult, Immigration Services and Advocacy Services will also be provided by local community partners.

“Our Health Expo is Kingsbrook’s way of giving back to our community as well as increasing access to needed services such as early detection options and education,” says Enid Dillard, Director of Marketing and Public Affairs. “We’ve made sure to coordinate a wide range of services that speak to the unique health care needs of the community.”

Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, celebrating its 90th year, is a 784-bed teaching Medical Center. Centers of Excellence Include: Kingsbrook Rehabilitation Institute offering Physical & Rehabilitative Medicine, including Brooklyn's only New York State approved Traumatic Brain Injury & Coma Recovery Unit, The Comprehensive Behavioral Health Center comprised of Inpatient Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry and Outpatient Psychiatry, The Bone & Joint Center providing care in Joint Replacement/Sports Medicine and the Neurosciences Institute providing care in General Neurology, Rehab and Stroke care. Kingsbrook and Rutland Nursing Home are JCAHO certified and not-for-profit members of the Greater New York Hospital Association and the Healthcare Association of New York State.