The EPICENTER at Edgewood’s April Health Fair and Food Giveaway will take place on Friday, April 13th from 2-5 p.m., with food distribution beginning at 3.
During this month’s Health Fair and Food Giveaway, The EPICENTER will partner with Maryland Food Bank and Tabitha's House and share 7,000 pounds of food with Harford County citizens in need. We will also feature a broad spectrum of resources for all community members, including:
-Free cell phones from Assurance Wireless
-Free chiropractic care from Premier Chiropractic
-Free blood pressure screenings and skin health analyses from University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake HealthLink
-Catholic Charities Early Head Start Program
-Financial education from Guidewell Financial Solutions
-Harford County Health Department Cancer Prevention Program
-Healthcare for the Homeless
-Free and low-cost healthcare options for qualifying citizens from Harford County Health Department Medical Assistance and University of Maryland Health Partners (formerly Riverside Health)
-Free and low-cost healthcare plans for senior citizens from University of Maryland Health Advantage
-Free Narcan training (emergency treatment for opioid overdoses) from Harford County Health Department Local Addictions Authority
-The EPICENTER’s own Employment Readiness Specialist
-Mental health support from Empowering Minds Resource Center
-Free legal services from Maryland Legal Aid
The Harford County Sheriff's Office will additionally feature its H.O.P.E. van to show parents where teens may hide drugs and how to intervene if they suspect a child is using. Just as we do almost every month, we will offer free translation services for our Spanish-speaking guests.
Please see our April 2018 Health Fair and Food Giveaway Flyer for more information. As always, feel free to share on social media, in your offices, or with anyone you know who might benefit.
Want to lend a hand at our April Fair? The EPICENTER needs volunteers from 1-4 p.m. to help with food sorting, distribution, and transportation and from 2:30-5:30 p.m. to help with food distribution, transportation, and clean-up. Please email email@example.com prior to serving.