Reading Into Success and the Cedar Rapids Public Library are partnering with Urban Dreams to host a Children’s Health Fair.
The event will be 9:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 2 at Ladd Library, 3750 Williams Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids.
Parents of young children are invited to attend to meet with health and dental providers and receive information, take advantage of vision and hearing screenings for children ages 0-5, access parent education and support information, learn about mental health resources, meet with early childhood education experts, and more.
Participating organizations include:
Eastern Iowa Health Centers
Family Learning Connection
Grant Wood Area Education Agency
TIES (Teaching Interventions to Empower and Strengthen Families)
United We March Forward
Buy.Eat.LiveHealthy with Linn County Extension and Outreach
The Children’s Health Fair was created to help meet families where they are and bring together multiple services and resources aimed at creating healthy and safe early childhoods for our community.
Reading into Success, the local Campaign for Grade Level Reading, focuses on early school success and kindergarten readiness, summer learning, and parents as partners. Learn more at readingintosuccess.org.