Goshen Health offers fun and free activities and health screenings at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair

07/17/2018

Learn how to be your own health hero! Each day at the fair, Goshen Health is featuring free health screenings and family-friendly games centered around your health. Screenings throughout the week will include blood pressure, skin cancer and fitness in addition to tobacco cessation tips and a free super-fun photo booth – come check it out! Goshen Health Colleagues will be present throughout the fair to provide information and to answer questions. The air-conditioned Goshen Health tent is located between the fair office and the Young McDonald's Farm, near the main gate.

Join the fun at the Heritage Park Stage for the yoga at the fair event on Saturday, July 21 from 10 to 11 a.m. Great for all ages and fitness levels. Free giveaways to the first 50 participants.

Have a child in diapers? Check out the Mother’s Room tent. The tent offers privacy for nursing and changing diapers for parents with young children. The air-conditioned space is located on Rotary Boulevard next to the sheriff’s station and is open from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. each day of the fair.

Goshen Health tent schedule:

Friday, July 20 – Be a health hero
9 a.m. – noon
Duck pond race

9 a.m. – noon, 1 – 5 p.m.
Bone density heel scan (women over 50 only)
Skin cancer risk screening

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Blood pressure screening
Operation game
Super-fun photo booth
Tobacco cessation
Wheel of questions

Noon – 5 p.m.
Virtual reality by That Massage Place

Saturday, July 21 – Be a heart hero
10 – 11 a.m.
Yoga at the fair, Heritage Park Stage

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Blood pressure screening
Echocardiogram screening
Exercise readiness assessment
Sleep and sleep issues, Q&A
Super-fun photo booth
Tic-Tac-Toe
Tobacco cessation
Train like a hero

Sunday, July 22 – Super hero strength
Noon – 5 p.m.
Blood pressure screening
Find your super hero secret identity
Infusion center building expansion time-lapse video
Skin cancer risk screening
Super-fun photo booth
Tobacco cessation

Monday, July 23 – Support your hero
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Super power game of chance

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Blood pressure screening
Body composition analysis
Mindflex Duel game
Super-fun photo booth

Noon – 4 p.m.
Therapeutic foot massage

Noon – 5 p.m.
Virtual reality by That Massage Place

Tuesday, July 24 – Never stop being a hero
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Blood pressure screening
Balance screening
Memory screening
Mindflex Duel game
Super-fun photo booth

Wednesday, July 25 – Growing up to be a hero
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Scavenger hunt stop - Operation game

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Blood pressure screening
Children’s height and weight screening
Kids obstacle course
Super-fun photo booth
Super sibling wheel

Thursday, July 26 – Super hero, super habits
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Blood pressure screening
Body composition analysis
Super-fun photo booth
Wheel of knowledge, diabetes management

Friday, July 27 – Super heroes need strong bones
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Blood pressure screening
Bone density heel scan (women over 50 only)
Fitness assessment
Mindflex Duel Game
Super-fun photo booth
Tobacco cessation

Noon – 5 p.m.
What holds you up? X-rays, bones and more

Saturday, July 28 – Super hero, super choices
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Blood pressure screening
Free Goshen Health Community Garden produce
Super-fun photo booth
Tobacco cessation

For more information, please visit GoshenHealth.com/4Hfair.