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WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — Just in time to kick off a healthy new school year, the staff at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre (GSWB), a campus of Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, will host a free health and wellness fair for children and families. The Back to School Wellness Fair will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 28, in the main lobby of GSWB, 25 Church St., Wilkes-Barre.

The event will include health screenings, games, activities, giveaways and information booths staffed by health professionals designed to prepare families for the new school year. All ages are welcome. Healthy refreshments will be served.

Screenings, games and activities include backpack checks, a bean bag toss, bone twister and brain maze games, a distracted driving simulator, bus safety tips, fitness games, giveaways, hand washing demonstrations, height and weight checks, hula hooping, jump rope, kid-friendly recipes and more. 

To sign up for this interactive event, register online here or call 570-808-3748.
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For media inquiries:

Alysha Davis
Media Relations Manager

570-808-3652
adavis2@geisinger.edu