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Pennsylvania Health Department 'Body Shop' to Offer Free Screenings and Kids Activities at Farm Show
Date:1/4/2008

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health Secretary Dr. Calvin B. Johnson today invited all Pennsylvanians to visit the Department of Health's "Body Shop" exhibit at the Farm Show for free health screenings, fun games and activities, and important health information.

"Our Body Shop is a fun place for kids and adults alike to learn new ways to keep their bodies running in peak condition," Dr. Johnson said. "Everyone should stop by for helpful tips on staying fit, preventing injuries, and detecting the early signs of disease."

Department staff will provide information on a variety of health topics including the risks of tobacco use, eliminating lead hazards in homes, preventing osteoporosis, cancer and injuries, and dialing 9-1-1 for health emergencies. Influenza vaccinations will also be offered at various times throughout the week.

The eight-day show runs Jan. 5-12 at the Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg. Admission is free and parking is $5. For more information, visit http://www.farmshow.state.pa.us.

For more information about Health Department services and a full schedule of activities at the Body Shop, visit http://www.health.state.pa.us.

CONTACT: Stacy Kriedeman

(717) 787-1783


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