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Graphic credit to: APAIT Health Center
Graphic credit to: APAIT Health Center

APAIT Health Center Celebrates Mother’s Day with “Our Health, Our Power” or “Nuestra Salud, Nuestro Poder” A Free Health Fair for Women & Girls.

APAIT Health Center proudly kicks off “Our Health, Our Power” on Friday, May 10 to honor Mother’s Day.  Free health check-ups and education will be provided.  Participants will receive free blood pressure screenings as well as blood sugar, anemia and bone density evaluations.  Women will also be given referrals to mammography services and free consultations with a medical provider.  All participants will have the opportunity to schedule further follow-up care if needed. Free goodie  bags will be given out while supplies last.

“As caregivers, women often put the needs of their families before themselves,” said Organizer Mayon Yen, “but we want to spread the word that women need to remember to care for themselves as well.”

Graphic credit to: APAIT Health Center
Graphic credit to: APAIT Health Center

APAIT Health Center promotes the good health and well-being of all women and girls because healthy women supports a healthy community. “Our Health, Our Power” women’s health fair is a positive step in improving women’s access to vital and preventive health education and services.

Community partners participating in the fair include the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Central Health Center; the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Office of Women’s Health; the American Heart Association; St. Vincent Medical Center; California Hospital Medical Center; and the Pico-Union Neighborhood Council.

“Our Health, Our Power”  will happen on May 10, between 2-6pm at APAIT Health Center, 1730 W. Olympic Blvd.  Free parking is available on Burlington.  Pre-registration is encouraged by calling 213-553-1830.

About APAIT Health Center: APAIT Health Center has offered culturally and linguistically appropriate services to the community since 1987. APAIT Health Center provides its clients in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas with health education and risk reduction programs, housing assistance, mental health support, substance use services and primary medical care. For more information visit http://apaitonline.org/

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