Issaquah Sammamish Health and Safety Fair 2013

February 3, 2013

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Receive free health screenings at Issaquah-Sammamish Health & Safety Fair

February 7, 2012

The eighth annual Issaquah-Sammamish Health & Safety Fair will be held at Pickering Barn on Feb. 11 with plenty of free health screenings to make it worthwhile for area families. The free event is from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The fair will feature more than 50 health care professionals. They will offer a number of free health screenings, including blood pressure, bone density, cholesterol, blood sugar, eye pressure, body composition and spinal/posture.

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Issaquah and Sammamish Health & Safety Fair features free services

January 17, 2012

The eighth annual Issaquah and Sammamish Health & Safety Fair returns Feb. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W.

There is no admission fee and all ages are welcome.

More than 40 local vendors will discuss their services and wares, including Balance Physical Therapy, Banic Chiropractic and Dr. Troy Schmedding.

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Issaquah health fair offers free screenings

February 22, 2011

The ninth annual Issaquah/Sammamish Health & Safety Fair, with a wide array of free health screenings, will be from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at Pickering Farm. Admission is free.

The fair will feature more than 50 health care professionals representing about 35 businesses. My I.D. Club, a service of the King County Police Union, will offer free fingerprinting of children. The Issaquah and Sammamish Citizen Corps councils will have information about emergency preparedness for families and businesses. Eastside Fire & Rescue staff will also be on hand.

Specialists from Issaquah will be available to discuss topics, such as care for Alzheimer’s patients and braces for children. Ask questions about women’s health concerns or weight lifting.

Looking for a new doctor, dentist, chiropractor, personal trainer or acupuncturist? No appointment necessary to meet with these professionals at the Health & Safety Fair.

The health fair is presented by Overlake Medical Clinics — Issaquah and co-sponsored by the city of Issaquah Parks & Recreation Department.

Pickering Farm is north of Interstate 90 between exits 15 and 17, across from Costco.

Health & Safety Fair returns with free services

February 15, 2011

Unsure about your blood pressure? Wondering about your bone density?

These tests and more health screenings are available free at the seventh annual Issaquah and Sammamish Health & Safety Fair on Feb. 26. There is no admission fee and all ages are welcome.

More than 50 local vendors will discuss their services and wares, including 1st Choice Acupuncture, Highlands Dentistry and Solid Rock Counseling.

Many of the vendors will offer free medical tests, such as blood typing, sugar blood testing and Chinese pulse diagnosis.

“It’s a great way to get some free testing done for people who are between jobs or don’t have health insurance,” Virginia Mason Issaquah administrative assistant Shana Norton said.

Last year, more than 1,500 people attended the fair.

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Health & Safety Fair comes to Issaquah on Feb. 26

January 18, 2011

The seventh annual Issaquah/Sammamish Health & Safety Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26 at Pickering Barn. Admission is free.

Nearly 2,000 people attended last year’s fair to take advantage of free health screenings and the opportunity to meet with the 50 health care providers all under one roof. Medical clinics, dentists, pharmacies, home health care, health insurance, chiropractors, assisted living facilities, surgical centers and a nursing home should be represented at the fair.

The fair is presented by Overlake Hospital Medical Center and co-sponsored by the Issaquah Parks & Recreation Department and The Issaquah Press.

Contact Amelia Vesper at 425-392-6434, ext. 243 or to learn more about booth space.

All about health

March 16, 2010

David Lingenbrink (left) provides a ‘fine specimen’ with a pinprick of blood for a free blood sugar check administered by Timi Harvey, a registered nurse care manager from Virginia Mason Issaquah during the Health and Safety Fair held March 13 at Pickering Farm. Health care professionals from 40 companies, hospitals and public agencies provided information, screenings and complimentary services during the free event.

Sakura Dean, 3, rolls her eyes while trying out a new toothbrush from a gift bag provided by Dr. Thomas R. Quickstad as mom Chieko looks on.

Oleg Lozovskyy, a medical assistant at Overlake Medical Center Issaquah, administers free blood pressure, pulse and respiration checks. Photos by Greg Farrar