Health Mall Community Day set for June 6

Published May 28, 2015

The School of Dental Medicine will co-sponsor the first Erie County Health Mall (ECHM) Health Fair and Community Day.

The event, free and open to the public, will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 6 at the Erie County Health Mall, 1500 Broadway, Buffalo.

The fair will include tours of Buffalo Fire Department trucks; a mobile petting zoo with exotic animals; appearances by UB Dudley Dinosaur, Victor E. Bull and Fidelosaurus; and games and prizes for children.

Guests also may receive free health screenings, some of which include pregnancy, mammography, dental, and adult and childhood depression.

Blood pressure, cholesterol, body mass index, bone density and vascular screenings are available by appointment. To schedule, call 447-6205.

The ECHM was formed in 2014 to provide essential medical, dental, behavioral health and education services to underserved communities.

Health Fair and Community Day is sponsored by UB Dental, Lake Shore Behavioral Health, St. Vincent Health Center, Mid-Erie Counseling and Treatment Services, and Erie County.