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Florida Health in Indian River County Celebrates the 9th Annual Man-up Event

June 27, 2018

Florida Health in Indian River County Celebrates the 9th Annual Man-up Event 

Men and boys are invited to attend the “Man-up” Event being held on Saturday, June 30th at the Gifford Health Center, 7675 28th Court, Vero Beach, 32967. Saturday’s event from 10:00am to 2:00pm will feature keynote speaker, Pastor Jimmie Hill as well as free health screenings, testing and other services. New this year is a Domino Tournament with a grand prize for whomever makes it to the end of the tournament.       

“Man-up gives men and boys the opportunity to learn how to take care of themselves as well as each other. We are proud to bring this important event to our community”, said John May, HIV Outreach Coordinator for Florida Department of Health in Indian River County.

This free uplifting event discusses issues that every man faces and is sponsored by the Indian River County HIV/AIDS Awareness Network and Florida Department of Health in Indian River County.  

Free services offered include:

  • HIV/STD testing
  • Prostate screenings and cholesterol testing provided by Indian River Medical Center
  • Blood pressure and blood sugar monitoring (fasting is required for blood sugar monitoring)
  • Lunch is free to participants
  • Informational stations and vendors
  • Music and more

For more information, please contact John May at 772-473-5268 or 772-794-7477.

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