Mercer Health, in cooperation with the Coldwater and Celina Kiwanis, will be conducting their 11th annual Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, October 24th, at the Coldwater High School Auditeria, from 10:00 A.M. until 12:30 P.M. A wide variety of screenings and activities have been planned. Everything offered is free and open to the public.
There will be a large number of screenings offered including pre-school readiness, physical development assessments, hearing screenings, general dental screenings, simple visual assessments, education development assessments, and blood pressure checks for children and adults. Skin cancer assessments of face, height/weight checks, and body mass index readings will be offered by Mercer Health as well as body fat analysis for adults.
In addition to the screenings, many safety displays will offer interactive education for the children including fire, poison, electrical and bicycle safety. The Fire Safety Smoke House, a fire truck, and an ambulance will all be available for tours.
Organizations offering information include Celina Library, Coldwater Library, Coldwater Creek Alpaca Farm, Coldwater EMS, Coldwater Fire Department, Coldwater Methodist Church, Coldwater Police & K-9 dog, Community Sports and Therapy, Crash Simulator, Cub Scouts, Dr. Kline, DDS, Happy Hearts 4-H, Help Me Grow, Innergy Fitness, Lake City Creamery, Mercer Health, Midwest Electric, Ohio Watercraft Safety, OSU Extension Office, Professional Family Eyecare, YMCA and more!
Door prizes will be handed out throughout the entire event. Those wanting more information should call 419-678-5613.