Senators Wilcox, DeWitte to Host Free Senior Health Fair in Crystal Lake

State Senators Craig Wilcox (R-McHenry) and Donald DeWitte (R-St. Charles) are hosting a free Senior Health Fair on Friday, September 16 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at:

McHenry County College
8900 U.S. Route 14
Crystal Lake IL

“We will have close to 50 organizations and agencies that improve the lives of seniors all under one roof, so I invite seniors, their families, and their caregivers to attend,” said Sen. Wilcox. “Admission is free and refreshments will be served.”

Flu shots and free health screenings will be available, and those who attend can learn about alternative ways to lead a happier and healthier lifestyle.

“The weather is changing, so it’s time for vulnerable populations to get their flu shot,” added Sen. DeWitte. “This annual fair provides a perfect opportunity for people to save money, and collect information about available resources while taking care of their health.”

Participants include (the list may change as additional vendors are added): Algonquin Township, Amedisys Home Health, Cedarhurst of Woodstock, Citizens Utility Board, ComEd, Comfort Keepers, Crystal Lake Park District, Crystal Lake Public Library, Cycle without Age of McHenry County, Encompass Health Rehab, Fair Oaks Healthcare Center, Greater Family Health, Humana Market Point, IL Attorney General, IL Department of Aging- Office of State Long Term Care Ombudsman, IL Department of Veterans Affairs, IL Secretary of State, IL Treasurer, IL Comptroller, Independence Health & Therapy, James A Lovell Federal Health Care Center, Village of Lake in the Hills, McHenry County Sheriff, McHenry Public Library, PACE Bus Service, Paxxon Healthcare, Prairie State Legal, Residences of Lake in the Hills, Senior Care Volunteer Network, Senior Lifestyle Solutions, Senior Services Associates/McHenry Township Senior Center in Johnsburg, SOAR of Dorr Township, The Heathers, The Pointe at Eastgate, Transitions Hospice, United Insurance Services, Veterans Assistance Commission of McHenry, Pathways to Hope, Senior Club of Lake in the Hills, Visiting Angels, Walgreens, Woodstock Public Library, Harvard Community Senior Center, Ardenrose, and Valley Hi Nursing Home.

Masks will be available but not required, and hand sanitizer will also be available at the event. For more information, please contact Hannah at hseaver@sgop.ilga.gov.

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