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Latino Health Fair Sponsored By Howard County General Hospital

For Immediate Release
January 27, 2008
Contact:
Sharon Sopp
410.740.7646
ssopp@hcgh.org

 

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
  • Refreshments
  • Giveaways

 

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.

 

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