Latina Health Fair
Hosted by Sea Mar Community Health Centers
Partner organization(s): University of Washington
South Park Community Center
8319 8th Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98108
Description: The annual Latina Health Fair (LHF) is a community-based, culturally and linguistically appropriate event focused on the Latina population in King County and neighboring counties. The Latina Health Fair will accomplish the following:
•Provide health education, community resource information and health screenings to the Latina/o community from King County and surrounding areas.
• Help eliminate health disparities and promote health equity in King County.
•Encourage healthy behaviors among Latinas of all ages and their families such as healthy eating, physical activity, and accessing preventative screenings/care.
•Collaborate with partnering organizations and communities with similar goals and target populations, to assist in the organization of the Latina Health Fair.
•Collect demographic data and feedback from health screeners and fairgoers, needed to understand community needs, barriers and successful tactics for disseminating health care information.
This is a public event and is open to the general public.
This is a free event
- Chronic disease prevention and/or treatment
- Clinical screening and exam
- Foot health
- General wellness
- Health coverage or insurance
- Healthy aging
- Heart health
- HIV and STI prevention and/or treatment
- Mental and emotional health
- Oral health
- Physical activity and fitness
- Reproductive health
- Skin health
- Substance abuse prevention and/or treatment
- Vision health
- Weight management
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Content last updated May 29, 2013.