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Latin American Health Weeks Community Health & Resource Fair in Chicago


Saturday, September 30, 2017    
9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Harrison Park
1824 S. Woods St., Chicago, IL

Event Type

Free services and screenings to help improve the health and well-being of Latinos.

Thirteen Latin America Consulates  in Chicago collaborate with government agencies, universities, hospitals, community-based organizations and volunteers to manage a series of health events during Latin American Health Weeks (LAHW) to improve the health and well-being of Latinos living in Illinois.

One of the highlights of LAHW is the annual community health fair scheduled for Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Harrison Park in Chicago. The following free services will be available:

  • Dental screenings
  • Cholesterol and glucose tests
  • Body mass index screenings
  • Blood pressure and vision testing
  • HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted disease screenings
  • Hepatitis C and kidney function testing
  • Skin cancer testing
  • Flu vaccines
  • Medical and mammogram referrals
  • Mental health assessments

Resource information from more than 50 organizations, including UIC’s Division of Specialized Care for Children, will also be available to families.

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