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ALL Family Flu and Pneumonia Clinics are open to any individual 6 months of age and older. A limited supply of Fluzone High-Dose vaccine will be available for those age 65 and older. Fluzone High-Dose vaccine was designed specifically to generate a more robust immune response to influenza in people 65 years of age and older. We will have Flu Mist intranasal vaccine available for all healthy individuals ages 2-49 years old who are not pregnant.
Wellness Wednesday Clinics
Flu & Pneumonia Clinic every Wednesday
at the following location: RVNA Office, 90 East Ridge, Ridgefield 4:30pm-6:00pm
Free Friendly Walk N' Talk
Starting March 1st, meeting every Friday for 6 weeks, 11am-12pm
at the Yanity Gym, 60 Prospect St. Ridgefield
Presented by RVNA and Ridgefield Parks & Rec
RVNA Annual Health Fair, March 16, 2013
9am-1pm, RVNA Office 90 E. Ridge, Ridgefield
See more information below:
2nd Annual Spelling Bee, March 20, 2013
7pm, The Ridgefield Playhouse, 90 E. Ridge, Ridgefield
Experts Will Answer Your Questions at the 39th Annual RVNA Health Fair
Have a question about your hearing? Your skin? Your feet? Practitioners from these and many other medical fields will be on hand to field your questions at the 39th Annual Health Fair to be held at the Ridgefield Visiting Nurses Association from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2013. This is a FREE event and open to the public from any town or city.
Here are the doctors, nurses, and other medical specialists bringing their expertise to our Health Fair to date:
Dr. David Pazer, Primary Care; Dr. Ray Schwartz, Gastroenterologist; Dr. Jay D’Orso, Internist and Pediatric specialist with Western Ct Medical Group; Dr. Britto from Ridgefield Pediatrics; Dr. Alan Rosenthal and Dr. Henry Gross, Podiatrists; and Dr. Jeffrey Knispel and Dr. Kreizenbeck, Dermatologists/skin cancer screening.
Also, Dr. David Johnston, Osteopath; Dr. Mara Tarbares, Chiropractor; Ophthalmologist (presented by the Lion’s Club of Ridgefield); and Audiologist with Advanced Specialty Care; several registered dietitians will offer nutritional counseling.
JoAnn Sullivan, a physical therapist with Carlson Physical Therapy Network will be on hand, as will physical therapists, occupational therapists and RNs from RVNA.
Professionals in alternative health applications including Reiki, Reflexology, massage, and Healing Touch will also be available for you. Represented will be Mountain Therapeutics, the Redding Meditation Center with Sharon Todd, Reiki Master Ellie Kirk and Life Coach, Christel Autuori.
Ed Karvoski and Donna Mychaskiw, pharmacists with Bissell Pharmacy, will review your medications and explain interactions and side effects. They will also discuss vitamins and supplements.
New this year will be the Stamford Hospital Mobile Wellness Center with mammograms and we welcome Julia Wilson from the Vein Clinic in Wilton.
Representatives from numerous community service organizations such as the Lyme Disease Task Force, the Ridgefield Commission on Aging, WomenHeart, local rehabilitation and senior living communities, will also be on hand to talk with you.
All this plus our ever popular medical screenings such as cholesterol, anemia, blood pressure and more will be offered at the Health Fair located at the RVNA offices at 90 East Ridge, Ridgefield. For additional information, please call 203-438-5555.