Many health fair opportunities this month
April 1, 2018
We are now in our busiest month during spring health fair season, so check out our April fairs. Make it to one of the spring events in your local community before the end of the season and you’ll find a variety of resources to help meet your family’s health needs and take time to enjoy some great community gatherings.
Alaska Health Fair events offer free health screenings, health and safety education, plus 11 affordable blood tests (starting at $20) and other services. We are able to offer these high-quality tests at such low prices because we are a statewide non-profit. These tests can help you learn about your overall health and detect potential problems early, when treatment or changes in personal habits can be most effective. For a complete roster of our affordable, comprehensive and private tests; just check out our website’s main page at www.alaskahealthfair.org.
If you’re interested in bringing an Alaska Health Fair event to your place of employment, as dozens of companies do, just give us a call and we can talk with and walk you through what services we can provide your agency’s employees, all conveniently located at your worksite.
Alaska Health Fairs will be held at the following locations and times during April. Each event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 907-278-0234 (Anchorage) or 907-374-6853 (Fairbanks) or just visit our website for the seasonal schedule, occasional updates, monthly announcements and newsletters on health related topics.
April 7, Healy Community Health Fair at Tri-Valley School Gym, 400 Suntrana Rd .; 8 to 11 a.m. Open to all residents in remote areas around the Denali Park area.
April 7, Ninilchik Community Health Fair at Ninilchik School Gym, 15735 Sterling Hwy .; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
April 14, Glacier View Community Health Fair at Glacier View Elementary School, 65975 S. Wolverine Circle, Sutton; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
April 14, Gustavus Southeast Community Health Fair at Gustavus School; 8 a.m. to noon.
April 14, Salcha Community Health Fair at Salcha Elementary School Gym, 8530 Richardson Hwy., Salcha; 8 to 11 a.m. Open to rural residents of all ages.
April 18, Anchorage Community Health Fair at Anchorage Senior Activity Center, 1300 E 19th Ave .; 8 a.m. to noon. Open to all ages.
April 20, Eagle Health Fair at Eagle Community School Gym, 168 Third Ave .; 8 a.m. to noon. This event is a “family affair” with children’s health education and student health projects on display.
April 21, Seward Community Health Fair at AVTEC Gym, 519 4th Ave .; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (blood draw ends at noon).
April 21, Willow Community Health Fair at Willow Community Center, 24791 Long Lake Rd .; 8 a.m. to noon.
April 28, Anchorage Community Health Fair at 1004 W Tudor Rd .; 8 a.m. to noon.
April 28, Fairbanks Community Health Fair at the Carlson Center, 2010 2nd Ave .; 8 a.m. to noon. This major event has been totally redesigned this year, with more services offered in shorter hours, a more accessible layout for seniors and disabled, along with lots of free health screenings. People of all ages are invited to check out the many health related topics, with special sections for services involving seniors, physical activities, hands on and children. Doors open for seating, paperwork and test registration at 7 a.m.
We need non-medical and medical volunteers, plus experienced volunteer phlebotomists, to help us meet our mission, vision and core purpose to serve all Alaskans. Time volunteered for Alaska Health Fair meets continued competency requirements for RN license renewal. We would also love your support at the office in both Anchorage and Fairbanks. Check out our website at http://www.alaskahealthfair.org and select the volunteer tab at the top of the main page. It just takes moments to complete and submit the form to let us know your interest in supporting Alaska residents. You’ll receive an immediate confirmation email that we’ve received your application, and an event email about two weeks out telling you what we have you doing, where, when, etc. for each event you selected. We thank all of our wonderful volunteers, exhibitors and local site coordinators for their tireless work to make our events worthy of your efforts to improve your overall health.