The Chicago Bulls will take part in the ninth annual Rush University Medical Center Spring Into Motion and Fitness Health Fair on Saturday, Feb. 9, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Benito Juarez Community Academy, a high school in the Pilsen neighborhood at 1450-1510 W. Cermak Road. Registration closes at 12:30 p.m.
The annual health fair will include aerobic exercises and free health services, including screenings, school physicals, immunizations and health counseling for underserved Chicagoans. Rush University Medical Center is home to the team physicians of the Chicago Bulls and is the preferred medical center of the Bulls.
RU Caring, Rush University’s student-run organization, and Rush University Medical Center, collaborate with local sponsors to provide better access to health care for underserved communities from across the city of Chicago. This year, the Chicago Bulls organization will assist in encouraging participation. Organizers hope to reach more than 1,000 people with services at the fair.
The Spring Into Motion and Fitness Health Fair offers free physical health screenings, immunizations, dental and vision assessments and mental health services. Blood glucose, blood pressure and body mass index screenings are performed at the fair.
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