Spring is here. You have either dived into your beginning-of-the-year plans to improve your health or you have yet to get started.
Orlando Community News is here to help: Take advantage of these upcoming events, many of which are free, that could help improve your overall health.
Get in shape! The Wayne Densch YMCA (WDY) is offering a complimentary 14-day Power Pass good through April 27. The pass gives you and your family unlimited access to cardio and strength exercise classes, a state-of-the-art wellness floor, wellness coaches and even Y-quality childcare. For details on this and other WDY events, call 407-299-4350. The WDY Family Center is located at 870 N. Hastings St., Orlando, FL 32808.
Get checked out! Organizers of Macedonia’s Health and Wellness Fair in Eatonville on this Saturday, April 20, are expecting close to 80 vendors at the event, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hungerford Prep High School.
Participants can get free health screenings such as a full lipid panel for cholesterol, HIV testing, teen sports/school physical exams (Orange County students ages 11-18) and mammograms, according to Tonja Williams, Macedonia Parish Nurse. Free food, mini massages and fitness demos will also be available. You can become a local hero by donating blood during the event.
There are some requirements for a few of the health screenings so call for details: Health Ministry at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church: 407-647-0010. The Hungerford Prep High School is located at 100 E. Kennedy Blvd., Eatonville, FL 32751.
© Orlando Community News, 2013