Media Release

CHOICES Community Health Expo

Thursday, April 16, 2009 1:00 AM

April 16, 2009

12:45 p.m.

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Alachua County's CHOICES Health Services is holding its second annual CHOICES "Community Health Expo" on Saturday, April 25, 2009 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Multipurpose Center (1028 NE 14th St., Gainesville). The event showcases services provided by Alachua County agencies and organizations dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of county residents.

The event includes: prizes, face painting, McGruff the Crime Dog, and activities for adults and children. Guests may attend seminars on "Heart Health", and "Diabetes Prevention & Management". Local health professionals will offer free health screenings. Guests can also apply on-site for CHOICES Health Services, Florida KidCare, and food stamps. Alachua County Environmental Protection Department will give away free paint coupons to a limited number of guests (redeemable from April 27th to May 1st, 2009).

To view the event flyer online, click here.

For more information, contact Marie Small at 352-264-6739 or



  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).