To celebrate Caribbean Wellness Day on Saturday, September 10, the Ministry of Health is inviting families, especially children, to participate in a 5K fun walk and health fair.
The event, which has as its theme: Healthy Children in Healthy Environments, begins at 6:00 a.m. at the Garrison Savannah, Hastings, Christ Church.
The fun walk will also end at the Garrison and will be followed by the health fair, starting at 7:30 a.m.
During the fair, which runs until noon, there will be entertainment, old time children’s games, Zumba and aerobics, obstacle courses, sports and games.
There will also be a nutrition booth where health assessments will be done and educational material provided, as well as free health checks. Healthy snacks and smoothies will be on sale. The event is free and everyone is invited to participate.