CenterPlace Health to host Fall Health Fair in North Port on Oct. 1

Event to be held from 10 a.m. to noon at Morgan Family Community Center

On Oct. 1, CenterPlace Health will host a Fall Health Fair at the Morgan Family Community Center in North Port, which is located at 6207 W. Price Blvd., CenterPlace has announced.

The hours for the event, which is free and open to the public, are 10 a.m. to noon, a news release points out.

“Our community outreach team has been working diligently to prepare for this event, Kari Ellingstad, CEO of CenterPlace Health, said in the release. “We are excited to gather with our community partners to provide health and wellness education to everyone in a fun atmosphere,” she added.

More than 25 booths representing entities focused on health and wellness will be on-site to provide information about their organizations, products or services, the release notes. In addition to health education, music, food and interactive activities for children will be provided, the release says.

“Our goal is to encourage our community to be proactive about their health and to make it a priority,” Dr. Lisa Gonzalez-Abello, chief medical officer for CenterPlace Health, said in the release. “We are excited to provide a family-friendly event for people of all ages” and educate the public about the importance of preventive medical, dental and behavioral health care, she added in the release.

No pre-registration is required, the release points out. For further information, contact Chris Coviello at 941-867-4378 or email

CenterPlace Health’s mission is to provide high-quality, low-cost health care, it notes. For more information, visit