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Free Health & Wellness Event

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

To support New Bedford’s commercial fishing community, the event is hosted by the Greater New Bedford Waterfront Task Force at Leonard’s Wharf from 8 a.m. to noon on Monday, Aug. 28.

Free services include:

  • Tetanus immunizations
  • Health and blood pressure screening
  • Nutrition and health information
  • Overdose education
  • Narcan distribution
  • Lifejackets for fishermen rebate options
  • Local, state and federal regulations information