Thursday, April 03, 2014
Hispanic Health Fair to provide free screenings, services
The Oklahoma State University-Tulsa Center for Family Resilience and OSU Center for Health Sciences will be working with Hispanic families in the Tulsa area to increase access to health care and provide information on community services at a special event on Saturday, April 5.
The Hispanic Health Fair will offer free medical screenings and information about community health services from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Garnett Road Baptist Church, 620 S. Garnett Road.
A variety of information and services will be available, including blood pressure, obstetrics and gynecology, respiratory, body mass index, diabetes, vision and dental screenings. Health care professionals will provide consultations, answer questions and share information on community resources.
Families can attend demonstrations to learn about preparing nutritious meals, test their physical efficiency and try a Zumba class. Participants are eligible for free gifts and can register for door prizes.
The event is sponsored by OSU-Tulsa Center for Family Resilience, OSU Center for Health Sciences, Community Health Connection and the Coalition of Hispanic Organizations.