10/21/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/19/2019 19:11

Oct. 21, 2019 - 11 AM to 2 PM ET New York Health Fair and Free Flu Shots Read More

SAG-AFTRA, 1900 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10023 (Between 63rd and 64th Streets)

Join the SAG-AFTRA NY Health Care Safety Net Committee for an afternoon of health and wellness. Come for free services, free food, and important information!

Free services will include*:
Blood pressure readings, chair massages, oral health screenings, vision screenings, flu shots**, private rapid HIV screenings, reiki sessions, and sound-healing treatments.

The following informational seminars will also be offered. Please click the seminar titles to RSVP for individual presentations.

11:30 - Noon a.m.
It's Not You, It's the Diet: Why Diets Fail and the Benefits of Eating Carbohydrates, Fat and Protein

Blair Silverman, MS, RDN, CDN, RYT-500, and SAG-AFTRA member

12:15 - 12:45 p.m.
Living In A Blur: Surviving Beyond My Cancer
Thomas Belleza, Producer, Consultant, Entertainer, and SAG-AFTRA member

1 - 1:45 p.m.
Every Artist Insured: Getting Affordable Care in a Changing Landscape

Renata Marinaro, LMSW, and National Director of Health Services for The Actors Fund.

*Services subject to change. Some service hours may vary per provider availability.

**Free flu shots provided by The Actors Fund supported by funding from the SAG-AFTRA Motion Pictures Player Welfare Fund. Shots will be administered on a first-come-first-served basis. There is no advance registration for flu shots. Information about additional flu shot dates being offered at the Samuel J. Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts is available here.

The products and services noted herein are provided as an informational service to SAG-AFTRA members and are administered by entities independent of SAG-AFTRA. Any questions must be handled by the providers. This information is not intended to serve as an endorsement by the union nor is any warranty or guarantee implied.

This event is only open to paid-up SAG-AFTRA members in good standing - no guests are allowed. SAG-AFTRA members, please bring your membership card or digital card in the member app (paid through Oct. 31, 2019) for admittance.