Humane Society plans outreach event
Bilingual staff and volunteers from the Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County will canvass high-need neighborhoods in Fellsmere to provide sterilization and pet healthcare assistance. This community outreach event will take place from 12 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 24.
The shelter will be offering Fellsmere residents a special "Boys for a Buck" low-cost sterilization and vaccination program for unneutered male dogs and cats. Animals will be transported from Fellsmere to the shelter for vaccination and surgery on Monday, March 4.
Animal pick-ups for surgery and wellness care on March 4 will take place at approximately 7:30 a.m. in Fellsmere. Surgeries will run throughout the day at the shelter and animals will be returned to their homes at approximately 4:30 p.m. the same day.
For more information, call (772) 388-3331, Ext. 18 or (561) 634-1261 to confirm times.
Health event taking place Feb. 23
The Indian River Medical Center is hosting the Treasure Coast's second annual 'Day of Dance for Your Health' event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 23 at Indian River Mall in Vero Beach.
Free screenings provided by IRMC will include: blood pressure, pulse, body mass index, finger stick glucose testing for diabetes, colorectal screening kits to take home, grip strength testing, height/weight and oxygen saturation measurement.
For more information, call (772) 567-4311, press 3, Ext. 1600, or visit www.irmc.cc.