GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Have a health concern or need to have some basic screenings done?
We've got good news: Health Fair 11 in the “Q”mmunity is providing free health checks on Saturday and Sunday.
Both events listed below are free and open to the public.
Saturday, October 8
Hmong Resource Fair
875 Arcade Street, St. Paul
Sunday, October 9
Latino Family Health Fair
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
401 Concord Street, St. Paul
Health Fair 11 in the "Q"mmunity is a program designed to give people easy access to basic screenings like blood pressure checks, cholesterol and glucose measurements, and BMI readings. Screenings are given by nurses on a first-come, first-served basis.
Since its launch in 2012, Health Fair 11 in the "Q"mmunity has performed nearly 16,000 documented health checks, most of them aboard the 37-foot “Q”mobile. The mobile unit travels to community events across the Twin Cities metro. The “Q”mobile is owned and operated by Southside Community Health Services.
Health Fair 11, a nonprofit organization, is made possible with support from KARE 11 TV, UCare, Hennepin County Medical Center. Additional support for Health Fair 11 in the "Q"mmunity comes from Southside Community Health Services and the Medtronic Foundation.
For more information, check out the Health Fair 11 website.