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CATSKILL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER PRESS ROOM


CRMC’s Grover M. Hermann Hospital to Hold Annual Health & Craft Fair on July 10 - 06/28/2010

Mary Cade Memorial Fair will promote healthy living

June 28, 2010 - Harris, N.Y. - Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) and the Grover M. Hermann Hospital Auxiliary are sponsoring the Annual Mary Cade Memorial Health & Craft Fair on Saturday, July 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Grover M. Hermann Hospital, located at 8881 NYS Route 97, Callicoon, N.Y. This fun-filled and free educational event is open to the public and promotes healthy living. The fair will feature health screenings, presentations, crafts, a flea market, refreshments, games, educational displays, live entertainment, a silent auction and complimentary medicine demonstrations. Free health tests will be available, including cholesterol and glucose screenings (which requires 12 hours of fasting) performed by CRMC laboratory personnel from 8:30 - to 10:30 a.m., blood pressure readings by CRMC nurses and free hearing tests performed by Stuart Kabak from Catskill Hearing & Audiological Services. Jeff Pharmacy will check medications for any possible interactions; attendees are encouraged to bring all current medications and any over-the-counter products for assessment. A variety of information/activity booths will be on hand, including SPCA pet adoptions, Sullivan County Sheriff's Department K-9 demonstrations and fingerprinting, water safety tips from the National Park Service and more. Children's activities include a noon mini-run with prizes, a teddy bear/doll clinic and face painting. For more information, please call 845-932-8487 or 845-887-5530. Serving western Sullivan County and its surrounding communities, the Grover M. Hermann Hospital is a NYS designated Rural Critical Access Hospital and offers a broad array of community health services. The Auxiliary was established in 1971 to promote the Grover M. Hermann Hospital and community relations. Through fundraising, the Auxiliary enhances patient care by purchasing equipment and/or items that affect patient comfort and well-being.