Minister Lee Encourages Public to Attend Health Fair

Minister of Health, Social Affairs and Labour Emil Lee


PHILIPSBURG – Minister of Health Emil Lee encouraged everyone to take the time and visit the 9th annual Lion’s Health and Wellness Fair happening this Saturday, March 25, from 9:00am to 4:00pm at St. Maarten Festival Village.

A variety of stakeholders will be available to the public, providing testing, lectures and important information about their health and wellness, all at no cost.

Guest Speaker Dr. Emiko Bird-Lake, who is a cardiologist by profession, will be speaking about hypertension, stroke, and lifestyle improvements. Collective Prevention Services (CPS) is also participating with the inclusion of the Dental Health Bus, and Minister Lee is encouraging the public to attend this Health and Wellness Fair.

This is a great opportunity for those in attendance to receive information and best practices on achieving a healthy lifestyle. Businesses that cater to healthy eating lifestyles, various activities for children, and Zumba will be available during the fair.

Stakeholders include: the AIDS Foundation; Sickle Cell Foundation; Alpha Health Care; Enable Holistic Occupational Therapy; Parkinson’s Foundation; Diabetes Foundation; SZV, among many others.