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Schaumburg Township to host 4th Annual Community Wellness Day

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  • Community members gather information from various vendorsSchaumburg Township

    Community members gather information from various vendorsSchaumburg Township

Schaumburg Township

Hoffman Estates, IL -- August 27, 2014 -- On Wednesday, September 17, from 2:00-6:00 p.m., Schaumburg Township will host the fourth annual Community Wellness Day at 1 Illinois Blvd., in Hoffman Estates. This year's event is sponsored by Schaumburg Township Clerk Timothy M. Heneghan, Cook County Commissioner Timothy O. Schneider, the Illinois Telecommunications Access Corporation (ITAC) and the Schaumburg Township Board of Trustees. Free and open to the public, Community Wellness Day will offer several free health screenings and information from over 30 local community agencies to promote individual health and safety.

Residents have the opportunity to test free screenings in cholesterol, glucose, hearing, otoscopic, varicose veins, peripheral arterial disease, body mass index, spinal stress scan, and blood pressure. Cholesterol screening is by appointment by calling (847) 884-0030 ext. 3016. On-site pneumonia shots will be offered by Jewel Osco. Registration is required for the pneumonia shot by calling (847)942-4840 prior to attending. Flu vaccinations will be offered at $25 (cash or check) or free with proof of Medicare Part B.

In addition to the screenings, participants can receive a free 10-minute massage, free eyeglass adjustment, sharps disposal, and visit numerous vendor tables to learn about services they provide.

Life Source will be on-site hosting a blood drive from 12-6 p.m., to help replenish the blood supply. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. To schedule an appointment to donate blood, please call (877)543-3768 or visit and use the code SH11.

We look forward to you joining us for our annual day in celebrating your health! For questions about the event, please contact the Clerk's office at 847-884-0030.