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Students and Parents Invited to Teen Expo

The Jackson YMCA and Henry Ford Allegiance Health are partnering to host a Teen Expo for teenagers and their parents. The Teen Expo is free and open to the public. Participants can enjoy free ice cream, and enter to win a bike and helmet, driver’s education courses and Detroit Pistons tickets. Sports physicals and important information will also be available. 

Thursday,  August 2
4 – 8 p.m.
Jackson YMCA – downtown location
127 W. Wesley Street, Jackson

Jackson YMCA CEO Shawna Tello said, “Together, with our partner Henry Ford Allegiance Health, we have planned a fun and practical event with teens in mind. Students can get information that is tailored to their needs about topics like health, nutrition, relationships and driver education.”

“For the convenience of teens and their parents, students can get their sports physicals for the upcoming school year while they are at the event,” said Henry Ford Allegiance Sports Medicine Supervisor Suzanne Harmon. Note, parents must be present to sign their student’s sports physical form. Physicals cost $20. Only cash or check will be accepted.

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About Henry Ford Allegiance Health

Henry Ford Allegiance Health (HFAH) is a 475-bed health system in Jackson, Michigan. HFAH complements traditional acute care services with primary and community-based to support patients across the health continuum at every stage of life. With its Level II Trauma Center, Henry Ford Allegiance Health provides comprehensive care for severely injured patients. As a teaching hospital, Henry Ford Allegiance Health continually looks to the future with its Center for Health Innovation & Education and Graduate Medical Education program. Through its Health Improvement Organization (HIO), HFAH is also a national leader in forming community partnerships that innovatively address wellness and prevention needs across the region. Visit to learn more.

About Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Health System is a six-hospital system headquartered in Detroit, Michigan. It is one of the nation’s leading comprehensive, integrated health systems, recognized for clinical excellence and innovation. Henry Ford provides both health insurance and health care delivery, including acute, specialty, primary and preventive care services backed by excellence in research and education. Henry Ford Health System is led by President & CEO Wright Lassiter III. Visit to learn more.