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Annual “Take a Child and Teen to the Doctor Day”

On Saturday, September 14, 2019, the City of Birmingham Mayor’s Office Division of Youth Services (DYS) will host its annual Take a Child and Teen to the Doctor Day event at the Bill Harris Arena at the Birmingham Crossplex located at 2337 Bessemer Rd in Birmingham. Designed to serve uninsured and under-insured youth up to 18 years old, this FREE community event will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Area youth, accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, can receive health screenings in vision, dental, and general health.

The services will be provided by medical staff from Children’s of Alabama, UAB Health System – Department of Pediatrics among other partners.

DYS’ Doctor Day highlights:

  • FREE Health Screenings for Youth up to 18 years old
  • FREE Healthy Snacks & Beverages
  • FREE Interactive Games & Prizes
  • Special Prize for FIRST 100 youth
  • FREE Fitness Demonstrations
  • Outdoor Play Yard

This is not your ordinary trip to the doctor. While the focus is on providing quality health screenings for youth, there will also be something for the whole family. Enjoy food, games, prizes and much more while helping your child learn healthy living habits which can last a lifetime.

For more information about Take a Child to the Doctor Day, call DYS at 205-320-0879.