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Health screenings in Great Neck

Great Neck is an incorporated village in the

Great Neck is an incorporated village in the Town of North Hempstead in Nassau County, on the North Shore of Long Island. Its population is 9,989, according to the 2010 census. The larger Great Neck area includes Great Neck Estates and Great Neck Plaza. (Aug. 16, 2012) (Credit: Brittany Wait)

Residents of Nassau County’s 10th Legislative District today can receive free blood pressure, cholesterol and blood glucose screenings, among other services, at a health fair in Great Neck.

Legis. Judi Bosworth (D-Great Neck) and the North Shore-LIJ Medical Group are sponsoring the event; screenings are available only to residents 18 and older. The fair will be held at the Great Neck House, 14 Arrandale Ave., between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

In addition to the screenings, residents can have their body mass indexes calculated and receive flu shots — which cost $20 or can be paid for by an active Medicare Part B plan. Health and government organizations, such as the American Red Cross and the Long Island Power Authority, will be in attendance, and Whole Foods will offer refreshments.


Tags: Great Neck , health , fair

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