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Ventanilla de Salud in Wichita
On Saturday March 22nd, the Ventanilla de Salud worked alongside the Mexican Consulate in a health fair held in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in 430 N Broadway St. Wichita, KS 67202 from 9AM to 4PM.People had the opportunity to get their BMI, glucose, and blood pressure checked while they waited to get their matriculas, visas, and passports prepared by the Mexican Consulate.
JUNTOS volunteers Victor Martinez, Fabiola Hernandez, Arturo Ponce, and Dora Ponce conducted the health screenings and diabetes risk assessment while A.M.I.G.A. Sara Hernandez provided breast cancer informational sessions. In addition, Nancy Rios from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services was providing information about the Affordable Care Act to participants. A total of 53 people got screened and received educational information.
Our next Ventanilla de Salud event is April 26th and 27th in Garden City, KS. If you are interested in volunteering please fill out the following form:Events, Project Updates, Promotores and tagged Community Health, Prevention, Promotores. Bookmark the permalink.