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The Geauga County General Health District offers free walk-in immunization clinics for children and adolescents through the age of 18. Residents must present…

2014 Immunization Clinics

The Geauga County General Health District offers free walk-in immunization clinics for children and adolescents through the age of 18. Residents must present an immunization record as well as a current insurance card.

The following is a list of upcoming immunization clinics:

Chardon, July 10, Geauga County Health District, 470 Center St., Building 8, 3-6 p.m.

Middlefield, July 9, St. Lucy Mission, 16280 Kinsman Road, 9-11:30 a.m.

Middlefield, July 16, St. Lucy Mission, 16280 Kinsman Road, 9-11:30 a.m.

Middlefield, July 17, St. Lucy Mission, 16280 Kinsman Road, 3-6 p.m.

Newbury, July 23, Grace Evan-gelical Bible Church, 14951 Auburn Road, 9-11:30 a.m.

For more information, call the Geauga County General Health District at 440-279-1950.

Blood Pressure Screenings

Lake Health will offer free blood pressure checks at the Chardon Campus, 510 Fifth Ave., from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

Bloodmobile

American Red Cross blood donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. Donors may give every 56 days and must bring some form of photo identification and a list of all current medications.

From June 30 through July 7, all presenting donors will receive a commemorative Red Cross T-shirt, while supplies last.

July 3, Notre Dame Educational Center, 13000 Auburn Road, Chardon, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Double Reds available.

July 4, Chagrin Falls Fire Department, 21 West Washington St., Chagrin Falls, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Drive is on bus.

July 6, St. Helen’s Church, 12060 Kinsman Road, Newbury, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Double Reds available.

July 8, First United Methodist Church, 14999 So. State St., Middlefield, 1-6 p.m. Double Reds available.

July 10, Bainbridge Town Hall, 17826 Chillicothe Road, Chagrin Falls, 1-7 p.m. Double Reds available.

July 12, Joe’s Vinyl Window Shop, 15020 Shedd Road, Burton, 1-8 p.m. Double Reds available.

Family Health & Safety Day

The sixth annual Family Health & Safety Day will be held July 12, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center, 13207 Ravenna Road in Chardon. The free event promotes healthy living by providing wellness screenings and education in collaboration with the hospital’s many community partners.

Wellness screenings include: sports physicals, vascular/stroke risk, dental, skin cancer, pain, orthopaedic, hearing, memory, depression and foot assessments. The event also features safety and wellness education stations and demonstrations.

Preregistration is required for all health screenings. For more information or to register, call UH Geauga Medical Center at 440-285-7757, option 1

New this year, “Run 4 the Ages,” a 5k run and walk in support of senior services in Geauga County, will precede the event at 9 a.m. at the Library Administration Building near the hospital, 12701 Ravenwood Drive. The 5k race will group runners by age and gender and is open to everyone from children to seniors.

Registration fees for the race before July 8 are $15 for adults and $10 for students. A registration form and complete race details are available by calling 216-752-5151.

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