Fall health fairs wrap up this month

Alaska Health Fair is approaching the end of our fall event schedule with our final community events. Nov. 1 and 15, There are two Fairbanks Office Draw dates that are filling fast for Nov. 1 and 15, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., by appointment only.

Nov. 5, Talkeetna Community Health Fair at Upper Susitna Senior Center, 16463 E Helena Dr.

Covid boosters and flu shots available at Talkeetna, and the Providence Mobile Mammogram available by appointment. Call 907-212-4184 and mention Talkeetna.

Nov. 5, Fairbanks University Park Community Health Fair, at University Park Elementary School Gym, 8 a.m. to noon.

Nov. 19, Anchorage, St. John Methodist Church Community Health Fair, 1801 O’Malley Road, 8 a.m. to noon. Providence Mobile Mammogram available by appointment at St. Johns. Call 907-212-4184 and mention St. John Methodist.

Appointment times are limited as we get to the end of the year, so please register asap. Take note that pre-registrations are preferred, and we only fit walk-ins as space is available.

If you missed attending a health fair this season, don’t worry. We have more starting in February and running through May for our spring health fair season.

Sign up for our newsletter on http://www.alaskahealthfair.org, and we will let you know as soon as our new 2023 event schedule is published and keep you informed of other announcements.

It’s not too late to volunteer for this month’s events or at our office. Help is needed year-round. Sign up on our website by clicking on our Volunteer tab and answering a few simple questions.

Our offices will be closed in late November, around Thanksgiving, then reopen for December business.

We deeply appreciate all our clients, donors, sponsors and especially our treasured volunteers, who have supported us during these challenging times.

For more information, go to our website at http://www.alaskahealthfair.org. Or call 907-278-0234 (Anchorage) or 907-374-6853 (Fairbanks).

Sharon Phillips is the Alaska Health Fair, Inc. Tanana Valley/Northern Region program director.