Get FREE Health Screenings in Sunset Park this Summer

May 22, 2012

The Academy of Medical and Public Health Services (AMPHS) invites you to get free health screenings this summer at their free health fair called “Know Your Health Status” Awareness Day on Saturday, June 23, 2012 in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn.

AMPHS will be collaborating with several organizations including Project Renewal, a mammography screening service that serves women of all economic backgrounds with little or no access to breast health services and healthcare insurance.  Interfaith Medical Center and representatives from Pulse Fitness Club will be in attendance at the fair.

On Saturday, June 23rd from 9:30AM – 12:00PM, Project Renewal in partnership with AMPHS will be providing free, 30-minute, non-invasive mammogram screenings for women 40 years of age and older who have not had a mammogram in the past 2 years.  All screenings are scheduled by appointment by calling (800) 564-6868 and are strictly confidential.  AMPHS invites all interested women from the NYC metropolitan area and who fit this criteria to participate.

Trained AMPHS clinical volunteers will also conduct FREE:

  • Body Mass Index Assessment Screenings
  • Visual Acuity, Pupillary Reflex, and Oculomotor Function Testing
  • Blood pressure measurement
  • Heart rate, respiration rate assessment
  • Oxygen saturation assessment
  • Memory and cognition screenings
  • Nutrition and lifestyle choices consultations
  • Resources and network referrals to free community clinics for follow-up.
Interfaith Medical Center will provide free HIV oral swab testing and Educational Alliance will provide free educational resources on alcohol and substance abuse.

The screenings will be held at: The First Brethren Church – 352 60th Street (near 4th Avenue), Brooklyn, NY 11220

Time: 9AM – 2PM

Trains:  to 59th street in Brooklyn

Admission is free.  All screenings are free and strictly confidential.

About AMPHS: The Academy of Medical and Public Health Services (AMPHS) is a humanitarian 501(c)3 non-profit organization operated exclusively by volunteers dedicated to providing healthcare services to underprivileged communities of Brooklyn and New York City.  From strengthening our foundation through the public trust, we work to integrate healthcare systems, education, awareness, and disease prevention such that all people can appreciate healthcare not as a privilege, but as a basic human right.

For more information about us, please visit us at: national.amphsonline.org

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