Louisville, KY. – WellCare of Kentucky, a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., returns in 2019 as Presenting Sponsor of the Kentucky Derby Festival’s annual Health Fair. The event will take place Thursday, April 25th at Fourth Street Live! from 4pm-8pm. The 12th annual Health Fair features head-to-toe screenings as well as health-related exhibits and activities families with children will find educational and entertaining – including an appearance by Mary Poppins as well as other fun characters and entertainers. Admission is free with a 2019 Pegasus Pin. )Children under six do not need a pin for admission.) Parking is free.
“Even during this exciting time of year, it’s important to remember to take care of your health,” said Mike Berry, Kentucky Derby Festival President and CEO. “Thanks to WellCare Health Plans, you can receive health screenings and tips for the whole family in a fun and convenient atmosphere.”
“Sometimes it’s hard to make time for preventive care and health screenings, but nothing is more important to your long-term health than spotting problems early when they can still be easily addressed,” said William Jones, WellCare’s state president for Kentucky. “This event is one of many ways that we demonstrate our ongoing efforts to positively impact the health and well-being of the entire community.”
With nearly 40 exhibitors, including face painting, Susan G. Koman and WAGS Therapy Animals, this event promises to be fun and educational for the whole family. For more information on the Kentucky Derby Festival Health Fair, visit KDF.org. The Health Fair is sponsored by WellCare Health Plans Inc. along with Contributing Sponsor KentuckyOne Health Louisville Region; and Media Sponsors 100.1/103.5 WAKY and Today’s Transitions.
About Kentucky Derby Festival
The Derby Festival is an independent community organization supported by 4,000 volunteers, 400 businesses and civic groups, Pegasus Pin sponsorships and event participation. It entertains more than 1.5 million people annually. This involvement has made the Festival the largest single attended event in Kentucky and one of the leading community celebrations in the world.