Free Health Services from ACCESS and HAP
DEARBORN – October 12, 2011 – ACCESS and the Health Alliance Plan of Michigan (HAP) are partnering to offer free health services for adults and children from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, October 22 at ACCESS Community Health Center, 6450 Maple St. in Dearborn.
Services such as free flu shots and eye screenings will be offered at the wellness event in an effort to reduce health disparities in minority communities, especially among Arab Americans, and to increase access to care. This event will also have a special focus on employee wellness and family health.
Additional services include:
- Glucose, cholesterol: HDL and LDL and blood pressure by Oakwood Healthcare
- Height, weight and BMI calculation
- Eye screening by Henry Ford Optimeyes
- Flu shots (18 years of age and older) and other recommended screenings
- Dental screening
- Breast cancer screening available from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
- MIChild/Healthy Kids/MOMS and Plan First: Information and appointment
- Health education presentations on nutrition, exercise and cancer prevention; Get domestic violence and substance abuse prevention and smoking cessation information
- HIV testing and HIV/STD education
- Gonorrhea and chlamydia screening (free for youth up to age 21; DMC laboratories minimal fees for gonorrhea and chlamydia screening: $38 for adults 22 and over, comprehensive blood work: $25)
- "Ask the HAP Pharmacist" (please bring a list of your medications and questions)
- Speak with a HAP nurse health coach
- Giveaways and more!!!
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2011
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Arab Community Center for Economic & Social Services (ACCESS) is a human services organization committed to the development of the Arab American community in all aspects of its economic and cultural life. ACCESS provides a wide range of social, mental health, educational, artistic, employment, legal and medical services. ACCESS is dedicated to empowering people to lead more informed, productive and fulfilling lives. Visit us at accesscommunity.org for more information or call 313-216-2232.