News release

6/5/2017 12:00:00 AM EASTERN
Updated: 6/5/2017 1:24:43 PM EASTERN
For more information, contact Laura Shea.
Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center’s Wellness Center to Host Family Wellness Day

On June 27, 2017, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center’s Wellness Center will be hosting a free Family Mental Health Fair in the New York Avenue Park, kitty-corner from the Medical Center.  The health fair will feature carnival games of chance with prizes, bouncies such as an obstacle course, dry slide, joust house, and bounce house, all from Seaway Valley Jumpers.  Additionally, snow cones, popcorn, hot dogs and hamburgers will be served.  Kim McKnight, Director of Behavioral Health Services at Claxton-Hepburn stated, “We are offering this event to provide an opportunity for the community to meet our Wellness Center providers, make referrals, and gain insight and awareness to stop the stigma of mental health wellness and treatment.”  She continued, “We will be providing quarterly events like this one as a part of our community engagement initiative.” For more information about the event, contact the Wellness Center at 315-713-5720.  Your tomorrow is worth defending.