May 5th, 2003

Contact:      Jennifer Kurczek
      Community Relations Director

      (920)361-5481 or



Mark your calendar for Community Health Fair to take place in Berlin on May 17th


Mark your calendar! A day of family fun focusing on personal health is just around the corner.


The second annual Community Health Fair takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 17th at Riverside Park north facilities in Berlin – in conjunction with the Helping Hands for Cancer 5K Run/Walk.


This year’s event is once again planned by Community Health Network (CHN) and the Berlin Emergency Medical Services (EMS) – in celebration of National Hospital Week May 11-17 and National EMS Week May 18-24.


Activities for the day include health information booths; tours of emergency response vehicles; blood pressure checks, glucose checks, peak flow meter breathing tests and other health screenings; defibrillator demonstrations; disaster planning information; door prize drawings; music and more.


Participants in the 2003 Community Health Fair include:

·        Berlin EMS

·        The Community Blood Center

·        Berlin Police Department

·        Associated Family Physicians of Berlin

·        Berlin Public Library

·        American Red Cross

·        Wepner Chiropractic Office

·        Berlin Memorial Hospital (BMH) Patient Services

·        CHN’s Women’s Health & Resource Center

·        Belville Fletcher Chiropractic

·        CHN Dietation

·        BMH Surgical Department

·        BMH Family Birth Center

·        BMH Emergency Department

·        CHN Women’s Medical Services

·        CHN Home Care/Lifeline


The event is free and open to everyone. More information is available by calling Jennifer Kurczek, CHN Community Relations Director, at (920)361-5481 or email