• Be sure to circle Saturday, May 7 on your calendar! From 9:00 am to 1:00 pm the first annual “Fair for Healthy screenings and Wellness Activities” will take place at the American Legion of Thurmont, 8 Park Street. The best news – the event is free!

    This “Spring Forward into Wellness!” Health Fair will be on the second floor of the American Legion. Parking will be available in a lot across from the building and in the back of the Legion.  An elevator on the first floor entered by the door with the blue canopy will be available for those needing assistance. The second floor can also be reached by stairs and through the set of doors facing Park Street.

    Below is a list of services/screenings to be offered:

    • Blood sugar/blood pressure, height/weight & BMI – Hood College
    • HIV Screening & Education – FCHD
    • Vision/hearing screening – NP, Lions Club of Thurmont
    • COVID Vaccination & Lab Work – FHH
    • Blood pressure screening – UMAB
    • COVID vaccines

    Vendors with information include:

    • Thurmont Senior Center – Kristen Campbell, Coordinator
    • Partners in Care – Site Director
    • Wilmer Eye Institute
    • FCHD Mental Health and STD clinic
    • Aetna
    • Guardian Hose
    • Transit Plus – Transportation options
    • Villa Maria – mental health
    • Primary Care Facilities

    This event is designed to give northern Frederick communities access to optimal health opportunities. Thanks go out to the Lions Club of Thurmont, Thurmont American Legion and the Asian American Center of Frederick for their sponsorship of this health fair. Take advantage of this happening and “Spring Forward into Wellness”.