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Health Fair

Health Fair

Burton Barr Central Library is hosting a Health Fair on Saturday, November 18, from 9am-1pm that will offer a wide range of health services and health-related information to attendees. This program is hosted in partnership with several medical and health-focused community partners. See the full list of supporting partners below. This program is open to ALL AGES (as applicable) at NO COST and is accessible to uninsured, underinsured, and/or Medicare and Medicaid eligible guests.

Services available at the Health Fair:

University of Arizona College of Pharmacy will be offering screenings for Hypertension, Diabetes, Cholesterol, and Breathing Assessments. They will also provide patient education booths on Depression Awareness, HIV/AIDS awareness, and Bone Density/Fracture Risk Assessments. PediaCATS will have a booth with medication education for children. No insurance required. First come, first served. Ages 18+.

The Baby Shots program through the Phoenix Fire Department will be offering ALL childhood vaccines (from birth to age 19) as well as Adult Flu, Hepatitis A & B, Tdap, and Pneumonia vaccines. This program asks that individuals bring their vaccination records, but they can still screen and vaccinate if vaccination records are not provided. First come, first served. See the full list of childhood vaccines being offered below. *

The CVS Project Health Mobile Unit offers free biometric screenings, no insurance required. Health screenings include Body Mass Index (BMI), Glucose*, Blood Pressure, and Total Cholesterol. Additional offerings include information about Individual Health Access Plans, Smoking Cessation counseling, and Diabetes resources. Adults and Ages 7+. Health Screenings available for Children Ages 7+ with parental consent. First come, first served. There is an intake process directly at the Mobile Unit.

The Arizona Department of Health Services will distribute educational materials about vaccines (all vaccines, all ages), COVID-19 testing, and about a variety of programs within the Office of Health and Equity, such as vaccines, COVID-19 testing, Prop 207 Justice Reinvestment, and more. They will also be handing out FREE Binax COVID-19 test kits. First come, first served.

Area Agency on Aging, Region One will be tabling with a variety of informational services. This includes AAA SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance) and SMP (Senior Medical Patrol) counselors offering enrollment assistance for Medicare and education on Medicare Fraud for seniors, people with disabilities, and their family caregivers; AAA Matter of Balance, offering information about programs designed to reduce the fear of falling and to increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falling; and finally, AAA ElderVention, providing information on in-home counseling services available to homebound adults ages 60 and older. 

The Nurse-Family Partnership Program will be tabling with information about their visitation programs for first-time mothers, connecting them with their own personal registered nurse. Nurses in this program can provide support, information, and resources during pregnancy until the child turns two years old. This program is available at no cost.*

Keogh Health Connections will be offering enrollment assistance for AHCCCS, SNAP, KidsCare, TANF, and Marketplace. Stop by to get help with applying for health insurance solutions from a trained team. First come, first served.

CPLC Parenting Arizona will be tabling with information about their Sensory Screening services. This includes information about and service points for conducting hearing and vision screenings for children under the age of five in Phoenix North and South Regions. Stop by to learn more.

*The full list of Childhood Vaccines available through the Baby Shots program include:

  • Diphtheria/Pertussis/Tetanus
  • Polio
  • Hepatitis A & B
  • HIB
  • Tdap
  • HPV
  • Meningitis & Meningitis B
  • Measles/Mumps/Rubella
  • Varicella
  • Pneumococcal
  • Rotavirus
  • Influenza

Baby Shots carry some as combination vaccines and others as individual vaccines. They are all in accordance with the CDC, so any child that hasn’t been vaccinated against childhood disease up to the age of 19 are eligible to be vaccinated by this program.

*The Nurse-Family partnership program is only available to first-time mothers that are less than 28 weeks pregnant, meet the income requirements, and live in one of the designated zip codes within Maricopa County. Stop by to learn more.

*For the CVS Mobile Unit Cholesterol Screenings, CVS measures total cholesterol. It does not offer a full lipid panel and low-density lipoproteins. For accurate screening results, it is recommended to refrain from consuming anything except water for 8 hours before a Glucose test and 9 to 12 hours before a total Cholesterol test.

*This Health Fair is presented in partnership with the Area Agency on Again, Region One; City of Phoenix Office of Public Health; the Project Health CVS Mobile Unit; Arizona Department of Health Services; the Baby Shots Program/Phoenix Fire Department; and the University of Arizona R. Ken Coit College of Pharmacy American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Academy of Student Pharmacists.

*UofA, AAA, NFP, and Keogh Health Connections are able to provide services and information in both Spanish and English.

Location: Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave

  • UofA, AAA, and AZDHS will be located on the 2nd floor of the Burton Barr Central Library in the Northeast corner.
  • The Baby Shots Program will be located on the 2nd floor of the Burton Barr Central Library in the PHXWorks Room.
  • The CVS Mobile Unit will be located outside the front entrance of the Burton Barr Central Library in the parking lot.
Date:
Saturday, November 18, 2023
Time:
9:00am - 1:00pm
Time Zone:
Arizona Time (change)
Location:
PHXWorks Classroom, Burton Barr Central Library
Audience:
  Adults     All Ages     Birth to 5     En Espanol     Kids     Seniors     Teens  
Categories:
  Community Resources and Services     Health and Wellness  

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