By Silvia Santana, Outreach and Enrollment Supervisor
Mountain Family Health Centers’ Feria de Salud (Hispanic Health Fair) will be held Sunday, November 5th, at the Basalt High School from 8 am to 10:30 am.
The Feria de Salud (Hispanic Health Fair) will provide $35 lab panels as well as a wide range of free services. The $35 Lab Panel draw will provide results including blood tests, thyroid and liver health, and cholesterol levels. Free services will include adult and children’s dental screening, children’s teeth varnishing, blood pressure checks, body mass index testing, glucose testing, pulmonary function testing and diabetes education.
The Feria de Salud (Hispanic Health Fair) is a cooperative effort by Mountain Family Health Centers, Henry Schein Cares Foundation – Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Communities program, and radio station La Tricolor. La Tricolor is a popular Spanish-language radio station owned by Entravision and based in Basalt.
“Providing high quality care, regardless of ability to pay, is central to the Mountain Family Health Centers mission,” said Ross Brooks, Chief Executive Officer. “Mountain Family is dedicated to providing access to integrated medical, behavioral and dental health care for all with our coming Basalt Health Center expansion. We hope this Feria de Salud (Hispanic Health Fair) will educate and provide access for individuals and families across the Roaring Fork Valley to our services.”
Feria de Salud (Hispanic Health Fair) will be held at the Basalt High School, Sunday November 5th from 8 am to 10:30 am and is open to all. The address for the high school is 600 Southside Dr, and Lab Panels can be paid for with cash or credit card. For more information, please call 970-945-2840 or go to www.mountainfamily.org
This health fair is supported by Henry Schein Cares’ flagship program, Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Communities (HLHC), which provided a $5,000 grant, as well as medical and dental supplies valued at $5,000 to ensure much-needed care is delivered. Henry Schein Cares is the global corporate social responsibility program of Henry Schein, Inc., the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health, and medical practitioners.