Celebrating Black History Month with Wellness

February 17, 2014 · by pcriadmin · PCRI

Living in Health TGWAfrican Americans are disproportionately impacted by diabetes, stroke, and heart disease, but healthy choices and early detection can help combat this statistic.  For Black History Month, Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Legacy Health‘s Black Employee Resource Group and others are reaching out to the Portland community to provide FREE health information and wellness checks.

WHAT:         FREE health information and wellness checks

WHEN:         Saturday, March 1st, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

WHERE:      TGW Faith Ministries, 126 NE Alberta, Portland, Oregon 97211

The FREE health clinic will offer:

  • Fall Prevention Information
  • Body Fat Check
  • Blood Pressure Check
  • Healthy Eating Choices
  • Diabetes Education
  • Risk Factor Education/Screening
  • African American Health Coalition
  • Information about Cover Oregon

For more information on a variety of health issues, visit the Legacy Health website.

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