The Orange Visiting Nurse Association will host a Flu Clinic at High Plains Community Center, 525 Orange Center Road, Orange, on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 4-7 p.m.
The 17th Annual Health and Safety Fair will take place on Friday, September 21, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.
Admission is free.
Vendors representing all sorts of agencies will be on hand to give out information about products and services that benefit older adults.
There will be raffle prizes and refreshments.
The event is sponsored by Coldwell Banker, Orange Visiting Nurses Association, Maplewood of Orange and the Orange Senior Center.
For more information call 203-891-4784.
The celebration begins with a Proclamation Ceremony with First Selectman James M. Zeoli at noon, followed by refreshments.
Here is an opportunity for you to learn more about the OVNA and everything they do for the community.
Visitors enjoyed the food, served both inside and out, and visited a number of booths set up by local businesses and community organizations.
Always a favorite destination, the Beardsley Zoo brought along some interesting creatures and shared a lot of information about the state’s one and only zoo.
Here are some photos from the day:
The Orange Visiting Nurse Association will host the following flu clinics in town this month.
First (tomorrow) Thursday, Oct. 8 at the High Plains Community Center 525 Orange Center Road from 1-3 p.m. No Appointment Necessary.
Bring your insurance card and wear short sleeves.
The second will take place at the OVNA office, 605A Orange Center Road, on Thursday, Oct. 15 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. By Appointment ONLY.
Call 203-891-4752 Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to make an appointment.
Accepted insurance plans include: Medicare, Anthem BC/BS, ConnectiCare and Aetna.
Private pay cost is $35.
Maria Biondi and another nurse stayed busy giving flu shots and then offering the patients a lollipop.
To learn more about this wonderful community organization visit their table at the Health and Safety Fair at the High Plains Community Center on Friday, Sept. 26, 9:30 a.m. to noon.
Tuesday, Sept. 9
Inland Wetlands Commission at Town Hall 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 10
OVNA (Orange Visiting Nurse Association) Board of Governors at the Clark Building 8:30 a.m.
Safety and Health Committee in the Case Memorial Library at 9 a.m.
Board of Selectmen at Town Hall 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 11
WPCA (Water Pollution Control Authority) at Town Hall 7 p.m.
Community Services Commission at High Plains Community Center 7:30 p.m.
Come and enjoy a very special free concert with the Shelton division of the United Girls Choir.
If you have ever seen them perform then you know how fabulous they are.
Maria Biondi of the OVNA will provide Coffee and dessert 5:30 – 6 p.m.
The girls will sing from 6 – 7 p.m.
RSVP to 203-891-4784
Originally Published on: Mar 28, 2014 @ 20:53
The 12th Annual Orange Senior Health and Safety Fair that took place at High Plains Community Center this morning offered residents with lots of valuable information and resources, some of which they may not otherwise have been aware were available.
The Yale-New Haven Mammography Van was outside and anyone who did not have an appointment or could not meet the requirements for their service were invited to complete a form and then come to Griffin Hospital for a FREE Mammogram and examination at a later date.
The Orange Visiting Nurse Association was on hand to give free blood pressure screenings and literature describing what they offer.
At 10:30 a.m. the Laughter Yoga group came onstage for a demonstration of their fun and unusual method of staying healthy and happy.
The Orange Police Department handed out informational sheets on how seniors can protect their personal information and about some of the scams geared toward senior citizens. They also had pens and key chains available for free.
The Orange Fire Marshal’s Office had smoke detectors and offered information about the free smoke detector and carbon monoxide detector installation service available to Orange residents.
Among the 36 vendor booths, there were places for hearing and vision, housing, the Case Memorial Library with all of its great services for seniors, Operation Fuel and so much more.
Cohen and Wolf P.C. sponsored lunches from 11 a.m. to noon, and Maplewood of Orange provided pastries.
The Senior Health and Safety Fair is a wonderful place to learn about all the available services in town and in the surrounding area.