FREE HEALTH SERVICES OFFERED AT HISPANIC WELLNESS FAIR AUGUST 3
The 4th Annual Hispanic Wellness Fair will be held Saturday, August 3, in the West Texas Room of the Amon Carter Exhibits Hall, Will Rogers Memorial Complex, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The fair is open to the public and is free of charge.
Services featured include free prostrate cancer screenings, skin cancer screenings, and mammograms provided by Harris Methodist Hospital. Please call 1-888-442-7747 to schedule an appointment for a mammogram and to find if you qualify for financial assistance. The Tarrant County Immunization Collaboration will provide free childrenâ??s immunizations. Parents are asked to bring their childrenâ??s shot records.
Other free services provided include vision and dental screenings, blood pressure checks, diabetes testing, cholesterol screenings, and HIV testing. Providers will also offer health education materials, chair massages, body fat analysis, bicycle helmets, and Childrenâ??s Health Insurance Program applications.
Fort Worth Cats baseball players, Manny Lopez, Tony Jaramillo, and Jose Guzman, will make a guest appearance from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Telemundo is the event’s platinum sponsor. Other sponsors and partners are the University of North Texas Health Science Center, La Estrella, Harris Methodist Fort Worth, Pfizer, Fort Worth Star Telegram, Spring Creek Barbeque, JPS Health Network, Baylor All Saints Medical Center, City of Fort Worth, Fort Worth Cats, Bristol Myers Squibb, Panchoâ??s Mexican Buffet, Coca Cola Bottlers of North Texas, BankOne, The T, Fort Worth Independent School District, La Fabulosa KESS, Capri Texas, Sanos Health & Benefits, and Amigos de la Feria.
For more information call (817) 735-5114.
By Steven Bartolotta The humanistic side of medicine is alive and well at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. The TCOM Chapter of the Arnold P Gold Foundation inducted 45 students and four faculty members into the Gold Humanism Honor Society on the campus of The University of North Texas H...Read more
Jun 15, 2021
By Steven Bartolotta The PRECISION Pain Research Registry at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth has identified important racial disparities in pain management that became more evident during the COVID-19 pandemic. Its study recently published in the special COVID...Read more
Jun 14, 2021
By Sally Crocker Dr. Diana Cervantes has spent the last year keeping people informed and updated on all things coronavirus, and now she’s being recognized as one of Fort Worth Inc.’s “400 Most Influential People” for helping protect the community’s health during the pandemic. Dr....Read more
Jun 8, 2021
By Diane Smith-Pinckney On June 19 1865, Major General Gordan Granger marched into Galveston with a critical message: “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a Proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free.” This was the opening se...Read more
Jun 8, 2021