1st Annual International District Health Fair offers screenings, education

First Annual International District Health Fair Offers Screenings and Education

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The University of New Mexico Hospital Southeast Heights Clinic, along with the City of Albuquerque, the Albuquerque Indian Center, Ed Romero Terrace and United Healthcare are hosting a first-ever International District health fair. It is taking place Saturday, April 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

During the Health Fair, many organizations will be available to provide health screenings to all participants, at no charge.

This is a first come, first served basis. Screenings include: Atrial fibrilation, blood pressure, cholesterol, COPD, developmental screenings/evaluations, diabetes/glucose, foot assessments, hepatitis-C virus rapid testing, HIV rapid testing, neuropathy, and peripheral artery disease.

Dozens of organizations will set up tables to share information about community resources and the services they provide.  Information will include health education, services for senior citizens, housing, education, mental health, children’s programs, wellness programs, and much, much more.

Visit the event’s website for more details on what will be going on. And don’t miss out on this opportunity.

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