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Latin American Health Weeks Community Health & Resource Fair

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Binational Health WeekThe Latin American Health Weeks (LAHW) is a bi-national mobilization effort in the Americas. In Chicago, 13 Latin America Consulates manage a series of health events during Latin American Health Weeks in collaboration with government agencies, universities, hospitals, community-based organizations, and volunteers to improve the health and well-being of Latinos living in Illinois. LAHW provides health promotions and health-education activities, including workshops, conferences, and health resources.

Highlights of this year's community health fair include the following screenings: cholesterol, glucose, body mass index, blood pressure, vision, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, kidney function, dental health education, and flu vaccines. In addition, access to medical and mammogram referrals, mental health, assessments, and information tables on various health topics.

For information on LAHW events contact: Rodrigo Vences, saludcho@sre.gob.mx or Carolina Nava, cnava@aliviomedicalcenter.org or 312.738.2383, ext.1150

Date: Saturday, Oct. 6
Time: 9 am to 2 pm
Location: Harrison Park Field House - 1824 S. Wood St., Chicago, IL