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FORTIS INSTITUTE IN PALM SPRINGS TO HOST HEALTH & WELLNESS COMMUNITY DAY ON NOVEMBER 14

Public Invited to Participate in No-Charge Health Screenings, Mammograms, Zumba Class, Nutrition Presentation, Giveaways, More

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 5:20 PM

Fortis Institute in Palm Springs encourages Palm Beach County residents to get fit and healthy for the New Year…and beyond. To help, the campus will host its inaugural “Health & Wellness Community Day” from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14.

There is no charge to participate and everyone is welcome.

Health & Wellness Community Day activities will include a Zumba Class, Fitness Boot Camp, no-cost mammograms, blood screening and HIV testing, diabetes prevention and nutrition classes, blood mobile, heart-healthy promotion, Stay Well Kids, yoga class, giveaways, and more.

Fortis Institute is located at 1630 South Congress Avenue in Palm Springs. The Health & Wellness activities will be held in the campus parking lot.

“We want everyone to be healthy – in mind, spirit and body – and look forward to meeting many of our Palm Beach County friends during the Health & Wellness Community Day,” said campus President Fabian Fernandez. “We extend special thanks to our many partners who are supporting us in this endeavor.”

Among the participating organizations are: GNC, YMCA, Palm Tran, Country Corner Health Foods, Life Quest Fitness Training, Camelot Community Care, Florida Department of Health, Community Health Center, Extended Hands, Healthy Mothers-Healthy Babies, Stay Well Kids (Florida Kid Care), Shake It Up Wellness and Nutrition Center, Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections, Women’s Health and Wellness Institute (mammograms) and Metabolic Research Institute, Inc. (diabetes research), and Wells Fargo and BB&T banks.