Annual Nittany Lion Free Children's Health Fair takes place Saturday, Sept. 19

Health care service providers throughout northeast Pennsylvania will be at Penn State Worthington Scranton on Saturday, Sept. 19 for the campus' annual Children's Health Fair.

Sponsored in part through a grant from the Robert Y. Moffat Family Charitable Trust and Penn State Worthington Scranton's Nursing Program, the event will provide a variety of free health screenings, free child health and safety demonstrations and information.

There will also be fun-filled educational activities for children and their parents and guardians to enjoy, such as a Fire Safety Smoke House, fire truck/ambulance tours, face painting, Fun With Reading, and a healthy eating table.

Activities and booths scheduled to be at the event are: hand-washing demonstration; healthy eating; healthy feet; scoliosis screening/back safety; injury prevention and exercise; dental hygiene; stroke recognition and prevention; sun and skin safety; community resources; height, weight and blood pressure screenings; and screenings.

In addition, children attending the program will receive a free gift, as well as giveaways from the various participants that will be at the event.

The event is free to the public.  For more information, call the Penn State nursing program at 570-963-2644.