The will sponsor the West Essex Wellness Festival on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the. The event is co-sponsored with the townships of West Caldwell, Caldwell, Essex Fells, Fairfield, North Caldwell and Roseland.
Providers of eye and ear care, physical therapy and laboratory services will be present at the wellness fair, along with representatives from a wellness center, cancer coalition, health care company and the state’s Veteran’s Affairs Department.
The event will also offer fitness and tae kwon demonstrations, as well as car seat safety checks by the
Guests will have the opportunity to take advantage of screenings and services, including clinical breast exams, as well as screenings for blood and blood pressure, BMI, diabetes, vision and hearing. Flu and pneumonia vaccinations, stroke risk assessment and retinal exams will also be available.
Those interested in blood screening tests must pre-register at the ShopRite of West Caldwell prior to the Wellness Festival.
There will be free pumpkins and pumpkin decorating activities for children, as well as spooky story time with healthy snacks at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:30 p.m.
Essex County Vocational Technical School is located at 620 Passaic Ave. in West Caldwell.