Students, parents and teachers will kick off the event with a one-mile fun run around the school’s track to promote a healthy lifestyle.
Attendees will participate in hands-on activities using electronic equipment, simulating an actual operation and diagnosing various health symptoms, organizers said.
The fair will also teach students a variety of emergency medicine and sports safety tips, a lesson on how to read nutrition labels, how to treat injuries from various plants and animals and more. A healthy cooking demonstration will also be provided for attendees.
The event, open to the public, will take place Wednesday from 3:30 -7 p.m. at the Mattlin Middle School. Students and the public will be joined by members of the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine Students and Health Sciences Library students.