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Announcing Suffolk County’s Fifth Gospel Health Fest

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Suffolk Health Commissioner James Tomarken, MD, MPH and Suffolk Community College announce Suffolk County’s Fifth Gospel Health Fest. The event will showcase the county’s finest Gospel choirs, dance ministries and choral groups, while providing health information and inspiring presentations in recognition of Minority Health Month.


“This event promises to be rich in culture while providing the community with health care information from leaders they trust and understand their culture and concerns,” said Executive Bellone.


“The mission of the Department of Health Services’ Office of Minority Health is to improve health outcomes by eliminating the six major health disparities identified by the Centers for Disease Control: (CDC) Cancer, Diabetes, Immunizations, Infant Mortality, Heart Disease/Stroke, and HIV/AIDS,” said Dr. James Tomarken.  Events such as this give us the opportunity to serve the minority community in Suffolk County.”



WHEN:                      Saturday, April 29, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., 2017 (Doors open at 2:45.)



WHERE:                   Suffolk County Community College, Grant Campus, Brentwood, NY



FEATURING:           Christian Cultural Center Choir

                                   First Baptist Church of Bay Shore Mass Choir

                                   United in Christ (of Open Door Church, N. Bellport)

                                   and more…

                                   Sound provided by: AL Garvin



SPONSORS              HRHCare Community Health

                                   Suffolk County Community College


                                   Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk, Inc.




                                   Registration is recommended. Seating is limited.

                                   Contact: Office of Minority Health, 631-854-0378.


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