Orange County Government, Florida
Laureen Martinez, Communications Division Assistant Manager
(407) 836-5301 or Laureen.Martinez@ocfl.net
07 July 2014
Mayor Teresa Jacobs Hosts 2014 Health Summit

Orange County, FL – Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will host the Mayor’s 2014 Health Summit to promote healthier living and provide information and resources to Orange County citizens. The summit will be held Saturday, August 9, 201, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Renaissance Senior Center located at 3800 S. Econlockhatchee Trail in Orlando.

The Mayor’s 2014 Health Summit will focus on healthy living and preventative care, and will offer screenings and information on topics ranging from autism to diabetes.

“Throughout our life, but especially as we age, keeping track of vital health statistics including heart health measures, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, BMI, and more – can help alert us to potential health risks,” Mayor Jacobs said.

In addition to offering access to these tests and more, the Mayor’s 2014 Health Summit will also offer onsite mammograms, healthy cooking demonstrations, and 30-minute information sessions on diabetes, colon, breast, and cervical cancer throughout the event.

The summit is open to members of the public of all ages, and admission is free. Please RSVP at www.ocfl.net/MayorsHealthSummit. For more information, please call (407) 836-9237. Mammograms require an appointment, and may require a fee. To make an appointment, please contact Florida Hospital Women’s Mobile Wellness at (407) 303-1615.

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About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its citizens and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world famous theme parks, the nation’s second largest convention center, and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners including the Mayor who is elected countywide. For more information please visit www.OCFL.net or go to the Orange County facebook and twitter pages.