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[June 8,2010]

SUNY Downstate at Bay Ridge Holds Health Fair June 19:

Event Highlights Services for the Community 

SUNY Downstate Medical Center is holding a health fair Saturday, June 19, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at SUNY Downstate at Bay Ridge, 699 92nd Street, at the corner of Seventh Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11228.

The health fair highlights the Bay Ridge facility’s newly renovated Urgent Care Center. SUNY Downstate at Bay Ridge also provides endoscopy, diagnostic radiology, CT scan, bone densitometry, and laboratory services.  

At the health fair, screenings will be available for asthma, blood pressure, body mass, cholesterol, blood sugar, height and weight, HIV, lead, glaucoma, vision, and pregnancy. There will also be prostate screenings, clinical breast exams, PAP tests, and information about hearing loss, as well as refreshments and giveaways.

For more information about the health fair at SUNY Downstate at Bay Ridge, call 718-270-2020 or 718-270-3739.

SUNY Downstate at Bay Ridge is at the site of the former Victory Memorial Hospital.

 

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SUNY Downstate Medical Center, founded in 1860, was the first medical school in the United States to bring teaching out of the lecture hall and to the patient’s bedside. A center of innovation and excellence in research and clinical service delivery, SUNY Downstate Medical Center comprises a College of Medicine, Colleges of Nursing and Health Related Professions, a School of Graduate Studies, a School of Public Health, University Hospital of Brooklyn, and an Advanced Biotechnology Park and Biotechnology Incubator.

SUNY Downstate ranks eighth nationally in the number of alumni who are on the faculty of American medical schools.  More physicians practicing in New York City have graduated from SUNY Downstate than from any other medical school.

 

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