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School of Medicine
|For Immediate Release|
January 27, 2008
Latino Health Fair Sponsored By Howard County General Hospital
Columbia, MD – Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine presents the fourth Latino Health Fair on Saturday, March 15 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center in Columbia, Maryland. Co-sponsored by Priority Partners, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Howard County Health Department and Alianza de la Communidad, the event offers the following:
- Blood pressure screening
- Hearing and vision screening
- Colorectal cancer screening
- Skin analyzer screening
- Glucose and cholesterol screening
- Stroke awareness education
- Dental screening for children
- Clinical breast exam
- HIV testing
- Education about diabetes, nutrition and physical activity
- Mental health information
- Health educational materials in Spanish
For more information, call 410-740-7696.
Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine since 1998 is a 219-bed, not-for-profit, health care provider located in Columbia, Maryland. Serving the community since 1973, the hospital, with a professional staff of more than 800 physicians and allied health professionals representing over 70 medical specialties and sub-specialties and a workforce of more than 1,700, has grown into a comprehensive, acute-care medical center that treats a full range of conditions from neonatal care to oncology and outpatient care to critical care.