20 April 2016

Labor & Neighbors; Building Healthy Communities Together

Two health fairs, April 23 and April 30.  Among other things, these are the offering:

1.       Blood pressure screening 
2.       Body Mass Index screening, advice and interpretation
3.       Dental screening 
4.       Cooking and food demonstrations by local food banks and Molina Healthcare (April 30th only)
5.       Health book giveaways
6.       Lead in Drinking Water advice and kits
7.       Information on least toxic, asthma friendly cleaning in homes and schools 
8.       Information and demo on integrated pest management in homes and schools 
           (i.e. bed-bugs, roaches, mice and other pests)
9.       General health , nutrition and fitness information for all participants and groceries
10.   Tentatively other screening by the National Kidney Foundation and other partners

Also, depending on volunteer recruitment, probably mini health presentations on a variety of issues including asthma-proofing your home or school. Also hygiene kits as a take away that includes shampoo, soap, lotion and other items.