SCRANTON — Michelle Stefanelli of Moscow, along with other members of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine's (GCSOM) MD Class of 2021, have organized and planned the seventh annual Steamtown Health Fair, which will be held Sept. 22.
The health fair is held in partnership with Scranton Primary Health Care Center. It is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school's Medical Sciences Building, 525 Pine St., Scranton. The event is free and family friendly.
In addition to screenings and activities, including a basket raffle, organizations from throughout the community will be onsite to promote well-being and encourage healthy behaviors.
Attendees may receive free screenings for blood pressure, hearing and mental health, as well as information on a variety of health-related topics, from diabetes management to substance use disorder education, as well as education on emotional resilience and organ and tissue donation.
Geisinger MyCode counselors will also be available for discussions about genetic screenings and the MyCode program. The event will even include a voter registration drive.
This year's proceeds will benefit Make A Wish Foundation. For more detailed information, visit www.geisinger.edu/education/student-life/traditions-events/steamtown-health-fair.
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) is a member of the Geisinger family. Geisinger Commonwealth offers a community-based model of medical education with campuses in Danville, Doylestown, Scranton, Sayre and Wilkes-Barre.
Geisinger Commonwealth offers Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) degrees.
The college's innovative curriculum, focused on caring for people in the context of their lives and their community, attracts the next generation of physicians and scientists from within its 17-county region in northeastern and north central Pennsylvania, as well as from across the state and the nation. Geisinger Commonwealth is committed to non-discrimination in all employment and educational opportunities.