Something for everyone at the Woodinville Health and Safety Fair this Saturday
by Jeff Switzer
Immunizations, vaccinations, bicycle safety, a free massage--and more: Bring the kids and come down to the Woodinville Towne Center in the old Silo Space for the Family Health and Safety Fair Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Parents can get identification kits for their kids, with fingerprinting and information from police. There will be free T-shirts for the first 1,000 kids to have their ID photos taken, coloring books, stickers and balloons, coffee and soda.
Watch mock CPR emergencies; get painted up with a fake injury; learn poison and drug prevention and disaster preparedness; see demonstrations of therapeutic massage (with a chance to win a full massage) and child-seat installation; get pneumonia vaccinations, tetanus shots, flu shots, child and adult immunizations and wellness checks. (For shots, please bring shot records if available.)
Spoke and Ski will be safety-checking bikes and giving helmet safety lessons, with a chance to win free bicycle helmets from Evergreen Medical Center. Take part in an obstacle course, riding tips and skills testing, too.
Emergency crews will talk to people ages 0 to 99, and kids can explore the Fire Safety House.
Nitrox, a local liquid oxygen provider will be on hand to show how oxygen is made and used in medical industry.
Rhonda McKim will have information for parents on TV violence and domestic violence.
The Kiwanis Club is having a drive for Eastside Baby Corner, collecting new and used toys, cribs, high chairs, books, and good quality used clothing for newborns to 5-year-olds.