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Spring Health Fair

Spring Health Fair

Burton Barr Central Library is hosting a Health Fair on Saturday, April 13th, from 10am-3pm 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 providing Screenings for Hypertension, Diabetes/A1C, Fracture Risk screenings, and Cholestoral. They will also be hosting Educational booths on HIV/STI Awareness and Depression Awareness. No insurance required. First come, first served. Ages 18+.

The Baby Shots program through the Phoenix Fire Department will be offering a wide range of Vaccines; ALL childhood vaccines (from birth to age 19) and many Adult vaccines at no-cost. This program asks that individuals bring their vaccination records, but they can still screen and vaccinate if vaccination records are not provided. Participants will then receive an up-to-date list of their current immunizations to take home. First come, first served. See the full list of vaccines being offered below. *

DocGo will be providing Mpox vaccinations on-site. 2nd floor Study Room B East. Walk up registration required. First come, first served. No insurance required.

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. 

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 Integrated Health & Human Services will be offering HIV and STI/STD testing, linkage to care, and PrEP/PEP Navigation services. Testing takes approximately 20 minutes on-site. Take home test kits will be available for those unable to get tested at that time. First-come, first-served. No insurance required.

Sonoran Prevention Works will be offering Hepatitis C rapid testing (with results) in addition to HIV testing. They also provide confirmatory blood draw phlebotomy for any reactive/positive test results. Naloxone (opioid overdose reveral medication) will be handed out for free. First come, first served. No insurance required.

Dementia Friends through the Human Services Department and the Memory Café Program will table with information and materials concerning the early to moderate stages of memory loss and provide information on how to become a Dementia Friend to someone who has dementia. See more upcoming Dementia Friends programs at Burton Barr Central Library here: Become a Dementia Friend Programs

ASU Edson College of Nursing & Health Innovation will table with information on brain health strategies, risk factors, signs and symptons, as well as study promotional materials.

Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Arizona through the Maricopa County Office of Public Health will be providing information about the WIC program, which includes nutrition education, resource referrals, healthy food packages, breastfeeding support from experts, and more. WIC is for families with infants and children under the age of 5 as well as women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have had a pregnancy end in the last 6 months. Dads, grandparents, and caregivers are also encouraged to apply. Stop by to learn more.

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 the first floor auditorium to learn more. They will also be providing vision and hearing screenings on-site during the fair. 2nd floor Study Room A East. 

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.*

NourishPHX will be tabling with information about their various programs, which range from health and wellness, to workforce and enjoyment topics. 

Valleywise Health will be tabling with information about Valleywise Health Clinics and Family Resource Centers. There will also be some giveaways for participants.

Maricopa County Department of Public Health will be providing health resources to community members with a focus on vaccine-preventable illness, and health literacy skills while referring people to resources from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes for Health resources.

The Health Equity Partnership of Arizona will be hosting two 15-minute presentation with a Q&A question session on "Healthy Lifestyles and Social Determinants of Health" led by a Mayo Clinic Advocate. Presentations will occur at 11am and 1pm and last approximately 30-45 minutes with the Q&A. 2nd floor College Depot Auditorium.

The Phoenix Indian Center's Urban Indian Coalition of AZ will present their "Safeguarding Medication 101 Workshop" from 12pm-1:30pm. This workshop gives participants the tools and information to help safeguard their home and learn facts about abuse of prescription medication. Join UICAZ to learn easy solutions to reclaim American Indian communities. Walk-up registration is required. 4th floor Lecture Room.

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
  • AAA ElderVention, providing information on in-home counseling services available to homebound adults ages 60 and older;
  • AAA Medical Chaperone program, which provides transportation for pre-and-post non-emergency medical appointments.

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

Children

  • Tdap
  • MCV 4
  • HPV
  • Men B
  • Hep A
  • Hep B
  • PCV 20
  • Hib
  • Dtap
  • IPV
  • Influenza
  • Rotateq
  • MMR
  • VZV

Adults:

  • Hep A
  • Hep B
  • Tdap
  • PCV 20
  • Influenza
  • MMR
  • VZV
  • COVID (TBD)

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.

*This Health Fair is presented in partnership withe the City of Phoenix Office of Public Health; Arizona Department of Health Services; the Baby Shots Program/Phoenix Fire Department; ASU Edson College of Nursing and Health; Chicanos por la Causa; NourishPHX; Valleywise Health; the Health Equity Partnership of Arizona; Dementia Friends/Memory Cafe (Human Services Department); WIC (Maricopa County Office of Public Health); the Nurse-Family Partnership program; Sonoran Prevention Works; DocGo; CPLC ParentingAZ; Phoenix Indian Center's Urban Indian Coalition of AZ; and the University of Arizona R. Ken Coit College of Pharmacy American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Academy of Student Pharmacists.

*UofA, NFP, Mayo Clinic, Chicanos por la Causa, 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, NFP, Valleywise, ADHS, AAA, Dementia Friends, ASU, WIC, UICAZ, Keogh Health Connections, Maricopa County Department of Public Health, ParentingAZ, and NourishPHX will be in the Pulliam Auditorum, 1st floor.
  • CPLC Integrated Health & Human Services HIV/STI testing will be in Meeting Rooms A and B, 1st floor.
  • Baby Shots Vaccines will be in the PHXWorks Classroom, 2nd floor.
  • ParentingAZ Hearing and Vision Screenings will be in Study Room A East, 2nd floor.
  • DocGo Mpox vaccines will be in Study Room B East, 2nd floor.
  • Sonoran Prevention Works Hep C/HIV testing will be in Study Rooms A&B West, 2nd floor.
  • Phoenix Indian Center's presentation on Safeguarding Medications 101 will take place in the 4th Floor Lecture Room at 12 noon. Presentation is 1.5 hours in length. 
  • Mayo Clinic CHCR presentations on Healthy Lifestyles will be in the Deborah J. Dillon Auditorium, 2nd floor, in College Depot. Presentations will occur at 11am and 1pm (45 minutes in length).
Date:
Saturday, April 13, 2024
Time:
10:00am - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Arizona Time (change)
Location:
Burton Barr Central Library
Audience:
  Adults     All Ages     En Espanol     Seniors     Teens  
Categories:
  Community Resources and Services     Health and Wellness  

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