The Vieux-Fort Lions Club is a member of the largest service organization in the world, Lions Clubs International, with a simple philosophy: We Serve. Our Kids in Sight Project and our affiliation with the Blind Welfare Association has raised awareness of the importance of the eye health through eye screenings, and other programs to assist those at risk for losing their sight.
In keeping with this theme of serving through medical empowerment, the Vieux-Fort Lions Club is sponsoring a community-wide Health Fair under the theme Roaring Your Way to Good Health on Saturday December 05, 2015 from 8:00 am. to 12:00 pm at the Independence Square in Vieux-Fort.
The main objectives of the Health Fair are to sensitize the community to the services offered by the health centres, hospitals and other medical organizations and to impress the need for regular checkups and healthy lifestyles.
A number of free services will be offered at the Fair including but not limited to dental cleaning and oral examinations, HIV/AIDS counseling and testing, blood pressure and glucose testing, cancer screening (pap smears and PSA), pediatric clinic, EMS ambulance tours, first aid demonstrations, health nutrition.
The health fair will also feature an adolescent health clinic and blood drive by the mobile blood bank.