Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Recap: Weekend Health Fairs

AAHI had a great time attending many outreach events this past weekend!

On October 10th, we joined the DB Consulting Group & Lux Consulting Group for their 8th Annual Health and Wellness Fair in Silver Spring, which focused on bringing men, women, and children together to promote health and well-being. This free event hosted over 60 health organizations and provided health screenings, wellness and safety information, and fitness activities for the community. Some screening services included cholesterol check, carbon monoxide screening, HIV rapid testing, and dental screening. AAHI staff provided general health information at our Resource Information Table. Our Wheel of Health Education featured information on local resources.

10-10-14 DB Consulting Group/Lux Consulting Group 8th Annual Health & Wellness Fair

AAHI also attended the Indian American Medical Association (IAMA) and Guru Gobind Singh Foundation (GGSF) 4th Annual Health Fair in Rockville on October 11th! Community members had an opportunity to receive free health advice and counseling from lead physicians on cancer, diabetes, thyroid, women's health, heart disease, eye health, as well as many other health topics. Screening services and flu vaccines were also available. Our Health Promoters and staff provided bone density screenings and information on AAHI's target diseases and local resources.

10-11-14 IAMA & GGSF 4th Annual Health Fair

On October 12th, the Cambodian Buddhist Society hosted their Kathina Celebration, or Robe-Offering Ceremony, in Silver Spring. On this day, community members participated in different cultural and religious activities as part of the celebration. At AAHI's Resource Information Table, staff provided general health information, with the Wheel of Health Education featuring information on hepatitis B.

10-12-14 Cambodian Buddhist Society Kathina Celebration

Please click on the thumbnails to view more pictures from each event.

AAHI thanks all of our wonderful community partners, Health Promoters, and staff for an awesome weekend of outreach!

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