A wealth of info at the Health and Well­ness Expo

Kent County News - - NEWS -

WORTON — This year’s Health and Well­ness Expo, hosted by HomePorts, pro­vided a “one stop shop” for the lat­est health, well­ness and safety in­for­ma­tion.

The expo was held Thurs­day, Oct. 18 at Kent County High School. It boasted more than 75 com­mu­nity re­source of­fer- ings along with ex­pert talks, free health screen­ings, flu shots, re­fresh­ments and door prizes.

Part­ners for the event, which was or­ga­nized by HomePorts and Kent County Pub­lic Schools, were the Kent County Health Depart­ment, Univer­sity of Mary­land Shore Re­gional Health and Anne Arun­del Med­i­cal Cen­ter.

The expo was fol­lowed by a fo­rum with all six candidates for Kent County Com­mis­sioner on “top­ics of com­mu­nity con­cern” in­clud­ing trans­porta­tion and health care in the county.

The gym­na­sium at Kent County High School is filled with 75 ven­dors Thurs­day dur­ing the Health and Well­ness Expo. The ven­dors of­fered a va­ri­ety of in­for­ma­tion rang­ing from den­tal care to well­ness to plan­ning for the fu­ture.

From left, Gabriela Her­nadez-Saire and Kel­cie Burch, both in­terns with Anne Arun­del Med­i­cal Cen­ter, spin a wheel that of­fers healthy prizes dur­ing the Health and Well­ness Expo held Thurs­day at Kent County High School.

Jes­sica Run­yon demon­strates the scan­ning process on her col­league Jen Gil­bert for In­visalign. The scan de­ter­mines how to cre­ate a re­tainer that will straighten teeth with­out braces. Run­yon and Glib­ert work at Serino Orthodon­tics, which has lo­ca­tions in Centreville and Eas­ton.

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