Health promotions, nutrition education, Yoga demonstrations and health screenings are among the activities found in the health area. The theme for 2009 is "Healthy Lifestyle: An Ounce of Prevention"
Health screenings and education are part of an outreach service to Asian and non-Asian communities, as well as the elderly and people in need. Screening is available for osteoporosis, cholesterol, hepatitis B,stroke assessment, prostate cancer screening, diabetes, allergy, vision, breathing and blood pressure.
Health information is available, many in Asian languages, in the area of community diseases, nutrition, cancer education, as well as information on available screenings.
The hours of the Health/Wellness Pavilion is Saturday May 23rd 2009 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday May 24th 2009 from 11:00 to 6:00 pm. Walk-ins are accepted. The Health/Wellness Pavilion has on-site Community Liaisons who are available for interpretation in the Asian dialects.
Available forms and contact information are listed on the contact us page.
Provider-Application-Form - Please complete if you are a health care provider or social service agency who would like to have a space in the Asian Festival 2009 Health/Wellness Pavilion. Please remember that due to space, all applications cannot be accepted, however they will be given every consideration.
Participant's-Form - If you are an individual who is one or more of the following: low-income, lack of insurance, or no family doctor and is in need of health screenings; please complete this form. No admittance will be accepted into the screening area without this form. Forms are also available on site.
Liaison-Agreement - If you are bi-lingual in Asian dialects, interested in your communities' health, and is interested in earning extra money. We are interested in you. We are looking for Cambodian, Chinese, East Indian, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Thai and Vietnamese liaisons. Please send Liaison Agreement to JosephHau@aol.com . We will promptly contact you as to your acceptance.
Download and read the documents thoroughly & submit all of the required components as indicated in the application.
If you still have questions, please click here to contact the Health Committee.