Special Olympics sets health fair at Tulane _lowres

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- From left, Kenneth McCoy, Andrew Ingraham and Zachary Johnson roll in the 25M Wheelchair Race during the Livingston Parish Special Olympics.

People with special needs and their families are invited to a morning of free physicals and health screenings at the Reily Center of Tulane University Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Medical students, dental students, doctors, dentists and hygienists will be on hand for Special Olympics’ Orleans Parish Medical Day to provided physicals and screenings.

Students from the Tulane School of Medicine will provide information about meal planning, diet and nutrition, and there will be arts and crafts stations set up for attendees.

Parking is free. Preregistration is encouraged (but not required) by visiting eventbrite.com/e/special-olympics-orleans-parish-medical-day-tickets-18634833288.

For help with transportation or directions, call (917) 836-7993.