Moffitt Cancer Center And Premier Community HealthCare Group To Host Dade City Health Fair

October 28, 2009

Tampa, FL— The Tampa Bay Community Cancer Network at Moffitt Cancer Center is teaming up with the Premier Community HealthCare Group, Inc., to host a free health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov.14 at the Premier HealthCare Center, 37944 Church Ave. in Dade City.             

Moffitt and Premier Community HealthCare Group are uniting to celebrate healthy living in the Tampa Bay area. The annual fair will host fun activities for the entire family including health screenings, educational health tips, music entertainment, door prizes and games for children.

Blood pressure and cholesterol checks; blood sugar checks for diabetes; as well as vision, dental and memory checks will be available. Screenings offered to children include height and weight checks.

Mammograms and Pap screens will be available by appointment only. Most private insurances, Medicare and some Medicaid plans are accepted. For people without health insurance, free screenings may be available if eligible.

All health screening will be performed by professionals at Moffitt and the Premier Community HealthCare Group.

Sponsors for this event include Premier Community Healthcare Group, Inc., Florida KidCare, Pasco Regional Medical Center, Moffitt, and the Tampa Bay Community Cancer Network.

For more information, please call (352) 523-3657

About H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Located in Tampa, Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center  is an NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center — a designation that recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt currently has 15 affiliates in Florida, one in Georgia and two in Puerto Rico. Additionally, Moffitt is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a prestigious alliance of the country’s leading cancer centers, and is listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” for cancer. Moffitt’s sole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.